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Gulf Oil Spill
9:54 pm
Tue August 31, 2010

Jindal Pushes Presidential Commission To Help End Drilling Ban

New Orleans, La. – Jindal says the moratorium could be disastrous for an economy that depends on
supporting deepwater drilling. He made the point directly to two panel members visiting New Orleans.

"Many of these smaller businesses are seeing reduced business, They're seeing their employees having to have fewer hours and take pay cuts to survive, and the uncertainty is what's driving a lot of their fears."

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WWNO News Features
5:42 pm
Tue August 31, 2010

President Obama Speaks in New Orleans

New Orleans – Listen to the address given by President Barack Obama at New Orleans' Xavier University, Sunday, 8/29/2010, commemorating the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

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WWNO News Features
2:25 pm
Tue August 31, 2010

New Orleans' Mayor Landrieu's Katrina Speech

New Orleans – Listen to the address given by New Orleans' Mayor Mitch Landrieu at New Orleans' Mahalia Jackson Center, Sunday, 8/29/2010, commemorating the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

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Arts & Culture
2:23 pm
Tue August 31, 2010

Culture Collision 2 Kicks Off 2010-11 Arts Season

New Orleans, La. – Culture Collision 2 kicks-off 2010-11 cultural arts season with celebrations at the New Orleans Museum of Art, September 1st at 6pm.

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Community Impact
10:06 am
Tue August 31, 2010

Community Impact Series - Market Umbrella

WWNO News Features
12:12 am
Tue August 31, 2010

Katrina Conversations

New Orleans, LA – Katrina Converstions includes discussions with Robert Siegal, Tab Benoit, and Leah Chase.

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Gulf Oil Spill
3:13 pm
Mon August 30, 2010

Weather Delays Removal Of Blowout Preventer at BP's Well

New Orleans, La. – The government had planned to start removing the blowout preventer and capping stack on the well this week. But National Incident Commander Thad Allen says he doesn't want the equipment damaged as it's lifted off the well and hauled to the surface.

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WWNO News Features
11:16 am
Mon August 30, 2010

President Obama, Mayor Landrieu Mark Fifth Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

New Orleans, La. – The president returned to Xavier University for the anniversary. He'd been there before - as a U-S Senator - to speak to the first post-Katrina graduates in 2006. Despite being flooded, the university resumed classes four months after the storm. President Obama said the government's initial slow response has picked up. He said his administration has cut red tape and gotten funds moving, especially in housing, education and health care.

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Gulf Oil Spill
5:28 pm
Sun August 29, 2010

President Obama Pledges Recovery From Katrina And Oil Spill

New Orleans, La. – President Obama says images will always remain of the government's failed response to the hurricane and levee breaks five years ago. He says it wasn't hard to image at that time that New Orleans would never survive.

"Instead this city has become a symbol of resilience and of community and of the fundamental responsibility that we have to one another."

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Gulf Oil Spill
8:26 pm
Sat August 28, 2010

Obama Heading To New Orleans For Katrina Anniversary

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