Where Y'Eat
12:09 am
Thu December 1, 2011

Unpeeling the Season with Satsumas

Louisiana's small but distinctive citrus harvest comes in many varieties.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –
If you find yourself at a festival this weekend that features an orange peeling contest one day and a shrimp peeling contest the next, you know you must be in Plaquemines Parish. Specifically, that would be the Plaquemines Parish Fair and Orange Festival, where locals gather to party and to celebrate the harvests of this exceptionally productive parish.

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Gulf Oil Spill
12:00 am
Thu December 1, 2011

Groups Seek Public Input in BP Gulf Restoration Plans

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The Evolution Of A Startup
11:01 pm
Wed November 30, 2011

Setbacks And Surprises Part Of The Deal For A Startup

Bluebox Now CEO Naresh Dhiman attends a TechStars retreat with other startup founders at a cabin outside Seattle. His wife is considering getting a job so he can continue to focus on the company.
Courtesy TechStars

Originally published on Tue December 6, 2011 7:21 am

Launching a new company is never easy. But in the beginning, the founders of Web-based marketing firm Bluebox Now felt they were on track. The Seattle startup lined up a large paying customer, had a lot of other great leads and was reasonably confident it would get a sizable amount of outside funding. A lot has happened since then.

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Louisiana Eats!
12:26 pm
Wed November 30, 2011

Joel Salatin Says, "Folks, This Ain't Normal!"

Farmer Joel Salatin

Joel Salatin of Virginia's Polyface Farm discusses his radical farming philosophies.

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The Sound of Books
2:28 am
Wed November 30, 2011

The Reading Life 11/29/11

New Orleans, LA – This week on The Reading Life: Poet Benjamin Morris, interviewed during the final week of his residency at A Studio in the Woods, and Fred Kasten's interview with David Gessner, author of "The Tarball Chronicles: A Journey Beyond the Oiled Pelican and Into the Heart of the Gulf Oil Spill."

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WWNO News Reports
8:37 pm
Tue November 29, 2011

Mayor Landrieu Details Homeless Initiatives

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Community Impact
10:47 am
Tue November 29, 2011

Community Impact Series -- Leading Educators

New Orleans, La. –

Darcy McKinnon works for FirstLine Schools, a network of New Orleans public charter schools. Her job is to help middle school students pick the right high school among the myriad new options in the fast-changing local education landscape and to make a successful transition when they do.

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WWNO News Reports
6:55 pm
Mon November 28, 2011

New Orleans Unveils 10-Year Homeless Plan

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WWNO News Reports
10:35 pm
Fri November 25, 2011

Extra Security In New Orleans Over Holiday Weekend

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WWNO Commentary
4:59 pm
Fri November 25, 2011

Who Will Be the Bob Dole of Hip Hop?

Dr. Andre Perry

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses healthcare in the hip hop and African-American male community. For a transcript of, or to respond to this commentary, go to DrAndrePerry.com.

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