WWNO News Features
12:32 am
Thu April 1, 2010

Arranging Flowers Illegally

New Orleans, Louisiana – Spring has finally arrived in New Orleans and blossoms are blooming. But not just anyone can cut, arrange, and sell those pretty plants. Louisiana is the only state in the country which requires florists to be licensed, and that means passing a test which includes arranging flowers. One group of would-be New Orleans florists is challenging this law first put in place in 1939. Eve Abrams brings us this story.

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The Sound of Books
8:50 am
Wed March 31, 2010

New Best-Seller from Michael Lewis "The Big Short"

New Orleans – Best-selling author - and New Orleans native Michael Lewis is atop the New York Times Best Sellers list again with his new book "The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine" - a character-rich tale of the handful of investors who went short and won in the recent financial meltdown precipitated by the collapse of the sub-prime mortgage market.

For more information on Micahel Lewis and "The Big Short" - please click here .

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Community Impact
3:24 pm
Tue March 30, 2010

Community IMPACT Series: New Orleans Outreach, March 30, 2010

New Orleans, LA – Teachers, staff and school leaders aren't the only ones making a difference in the promising new realm of public education in New Orleans. Every day, local residents from all walks of life are leading after-school classes, enrichment programs, tutoring sessions and workshops in art, music, writing, life skills and more. And many of them are making these contributions thanks to New Orleans Outreach.

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WWNO News Reports
11:36 am
Mon March 29, 2010

Boys Town Opens New Orleans Home

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WWNO News Reports
6:04 pm
Fri March 26, 2010

O'Keefe Faces Reduced Charges

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All Things N. O.
12:34 pm
Thu March 25, 2010

All Things N.O. 3-25-10

New Orleans, LA – David hoover talks about the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival in the French Quarter, Cathy Washington of the Urban League of Greater New Orleans on the 2010 Public School Expo, Food writer Michael Stern chats about The New Orleans Roadfood Festival

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Where Y'Eat
3:39 pm
Sat March 20, 2010

Spring is here!

New Orleans, LA – Hi, this is Richard McCarthy with the WWNO Farmers Market Minute

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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.