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WWNO Commentary
6:30 pm
Fri June 11, 2010

Access, Affordability, & Graduation Rates

Dr. Andre Perry

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses the Louisiana Granting Resources and Autonomy for Diploma Act and its impact on students from low-income families.

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Arts & Culture
1:03 pm
Fri June 11, 2010

Vieux-To-Do Kicks-Off Weekend Festivals

New Orleans, La. – 2010 New Orleans Vieux-To-Do combines 3 festivals in one weekend in the French Quarter. The Cajun-Zydeco Festival headlining Grammy winning Buckwheat Zydeco joins the Louisiana Seafood Festival and the French Market's Creole Tomato Festival for a 3 day celebration, June 11th through 13th.

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Arts & Culture
12:54 pm
Fri June 11, 2010

African American Artworks Highlighted in Beyond the Blues at NOMA

New Orleans, La. – Over a century's worth of hidden art treasures tell the story of the Black experience in Beyond the Blues: Reflections on African America from the Fine Arts Collection of the Amistad Research Center. On view at the New Orleans Museum of Art through July 11th.

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WWNO News Features
12:17 am
Fri June 11, 2010

Shell Beach waits for the oil: update

Gulf Oil Spill
6:35 pm
Thu June 10, 2010

Experts Say Worse-Case Flow Rate Twice as Bad

New Orleans, La. – Several panels of experts assembled by the Obama administration are monitoring high-resolution video of the leaking cap system, using sound tests and pressure readings to estimate the spill rate. US Geological Survey Director Marcia McNutt heads the government panels. She says the revised numbers don't reflect the spill rate after BP sliced open its riser pipe last week to funnel oil to surface ships. McNutt says an exact amount won't be known until the well is completely shut off.

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All Things N. O.
12:40 pm
Thu June 10, 2010

All Things N.O. 6-10-10

New Orleans, LA – Vietnamese fisherman, Cleaning oil from a Pelican, Eve Abrams update on Shell Beach, 3 Festivals in New Orleans

Where Y'Eat
12:23 pm
Thu June 10, 2010

Festivals Ripe with Seafood & Tomatoes

Local Louisiana tomatoes, known as Creole tomatoes, are now coming into their seasonal glory.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –
Louisiana food festivals are often pegged to their calendar dates for good reasons, like seasonal freshness or cultural tradition. This weekend, a unique collection of festivals happening together in New Orleans show the importance of such timing, each for its own reason.

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:07 pm
Wed June 9, 2010

More Oiled Birds Being Recovered in Louisiana

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Louisiana Eats!
12:46 pm
Wed June 9, 2010

The Status of Oysters

Host, chef, and food expert Poppy Tooker talks oysters to a New Orleans chef, an oysterman and a marine biologist about what the future holds for these fine delicacies.

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The Sound of Books
9:13 am
Wed June 9, 2010

New Orleans Writer M. H. Herlong's Award-Winning Novel "The Great Wide Sea" Now in Paperback

Today on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - conversation with New Orleans writer M. H. Herlong, the author of the widely acclaimed, award-winning novel The Great Wide Sea, which is just out in paperback...

To find out more about M. H. Herlong, and The Great Wide Sea, please click here .

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