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2:22 pm
Mon July 12, 2010

Northshore Focus: Kindd - helping children

St Tammany Parish, LA –

"Northshore Focus" on WWNO is made possible with support from the The Northshore Community Foundation, uniting human and financial resources to enhance the quality of life in the Northshore region. More at Northshore Community Foundation

 

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Gulf Oil Spill
8:18 pm
Sat July 10, 2010

Oil Spill Commission Heading to New Orleans

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Gulf Oil Spill
8:06 pm
Sat July 10, 2010

BP Switching Containment Caps

New Orleans, La. – BP has extra skimming vessels above the well site to recover the oil now spilling freely into the Gulf. It's also hooking up a production vessel to another part of the blown-out well. Once the new containment cap is attached, pressure readings will track the rate of oil gushing out of the well. The cap might be able to close off the leak. BP vice president Kent Wells says the system should be operational by mid-week, but is only a temporary solution.

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WWNO Commentary
5:09 pm
Fri July 9, 2010

School's Success Lost in Bureaucratic Bustle

New Orleans, LA – Pierre A. Capdau UNO Charter School had it's charter agreement renewed for another three years, but the exciting news practically went unnoticed. Andre Perry explains why.

WWNO News Features
11:17 am
Fri July 9, 2010

Landrieu Outlines Plans in 'State of the City' Address

New Orleans, La. – Mayor Landrieu has skipped the tradition of delivering the annual address after a year on the job. As Landrieu took the oath of office in early May, he was learning about a deficit he now says is $67 million dollars. And BP's oil spill was just beginning to unfold into the largest one in American history. He was just a few minutes into his speech at Xavier University when he talked about the disaster in the Gulf.

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WWNO News Features
11:15 am
Fri July 9, 2010

Gulf Oil Spill and Mental Health

New Orleans – In late June, the oil disaster claimed two more lives, one of them a suicide. This heightened awareness of the psychological effects of the disaster. Zoe Sullivan has more.

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WWNO News Features
11:16 pm
Thu July 8, 2010

Moratorium in Gulf - Louisianans weigh consequences

New Orleans – This, a week after U.S. District Court Judge Martin Feldman ruled against the federally imposed ban. And while the nation's decision makers continue to rabble over the moratorium's effects, Louisianans continue to weigh its longterm consequences. WWNO's Angela Taylor reports.

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:27 pm
Thu July 8, 2010

Landrieu Delivers First 'State of the City' Address

New Orleans, La. – Mayor Landrieu was sworn into office about two months ago as the oil crisis was unfolding. In his first State of the City address, he's warning that Hurricane Katrina rebuilding money is almost gone. And the economic fallout from the oil spill on city coffers is still being tabulated.

"Our mission is clear. Cap the hole. Capture the oil. Clean the coast. Compensate the families and get back to work. This is an American tragedy and it requires a robust American response."

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StoryCorps N.O.
2:07 pm
Thu July 8, 2010

StoryCorps: Megan and Andrew Condon

Megan (l) and Andrew Condon

Andrew Condon and his wife Megan came to New Orleans from Rhode Island for a vacation, and a chance to re-energize and refocus their lives. Megan convinced Andrew that an interview session at StoryCorps' booth set up outside the World War II museum would be a great forum for taking stock of their seven-year marriage, and a focal point for looking toward the future.

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Arts & Culture
10:33 am
Thu July 8, 2010

Comedy Tonight!

New Orleans, La. – Tulane Summer Lyric Theater offers a spot of comic relief as it presents Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award winning musical - A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum. Performances run now thru Sunday July 11, 2010 at the Dixon Performing Arts Center at Tulane University.

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