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WWNO Commentary
3:54 pm
Fri March 19, 2010

High School and College Partnerships

Andre Perry

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses how high schools need to partner with colleges to better prepare students for college entrance and retention.

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Arts & Culture
2:45 pm
Thu March 18, 2010

The Flying Dutchman Closes New Orleans Opera Season

New Orleans, La. – A stormy sea voyage lies ahead as the New Orleans Opera Association closes it's season with Wagner's The Flying Dutchman.

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All Things N. O.
12:35 pm
Thu March 18, 2010

All Things N.O. 3-18-10

New Orleans, LA – Tim Williamson from Idea Village on Entrepenuer Week, Filmaker Les Blank at the Ogden, Chef Frank Brightsen on the James Beard fundraiser, and Dave Isay on Story Corp in New Orleans.

Where Y'Eat
2:58 am
Thu March 18, 2010

Now That's Regional Italian!

Food is at the heart of many St. Joseph's Day celebrations in New Orleans, though now the city has a much wider range of Italian eats available.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, LA –

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WWNO News Reports
3:25 pm
Wed March 17, 2010

Municipal Auditorium Project Stalls

New Orleans, La. – Mayor Nagin had big plans for the auditorium damaged by Hurricane Katrina. He envisioned a combination of uses for the building, making room for digital media, a culinary academy involving Leah Chase, and other cultural uses.
Here's how he described it last year to supporters gathered at Dooky Chase restaurant:

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The Sound of Books
12:26 am
Wed March 17, 2010

Prize-Winning American Poet Matthew Dickman's New Collection "All-American Poem"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - conversation with critically-acclaimed, prize-winning young American poet Matthew Dickman - whose latest collection is "All-American Poem"...

To find out more about Matthew Dickman and "All-Amercian Poem" - please click here .

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Community Impact
3:22 pm
Tue March 16, 2010

Community IMPACT Series: Workplace Justice Project, March 16, 2010

New Orleans, LA – Hurricane Katrina recovery has been a boom time for people doing construction, demolition and renovation work in the New Orleans area, but they aren't the only ones who have seen their workload skyrocket during these past few rebuilding years. The recovery work, and the dramatic influx of Latino immigrant workers it caused, has kept the Workplace Justice Project busier than ever.

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WWNO News Reports
12:43 am
Tue March 16, 2010

Landrieu Takes Aim on Blight

New Orleans, La. – The mayor-elect was asked at a news conference last week about when owners should consider doing more to their property damaged in Hurricane Katrina than boarding up and cutting the grass.
"Now would be good."
Landrieu said he would be asking the Louisiana Recovery Authority to funnel unallocated federal money on clearing blight.
Landrieu takes office in May.

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WWNO Commentary
8:38 pm
Fri March 12, 2010

Black Ownership of Charter Schools

Andre Perry

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses charter schools' connection to the origins of black education.

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WWNO News Reports
10:25 am
Fri March 12, 2010

Doctors Group Calls for Better Disaster Coordination

Haiti – Doctor Fred Wilson of New Orleans practiced as an orthopedic trauma specialist after Hurricane Katrina, and again in Haiti after the earthquake. He said that both disasters had "colossal screw-ups" in coordination, most recently hampering earthquake relief.

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