WWNO News Reports
7:25 pm
Wed May 25, 2011

Mayor Landrieu Unveils Pay-It-Forward Fund For Flood Victims

New Orleans, La. – Mayor Landrieu says New Orleans is ready to help neighboring communities affected by flooding once the water recedes.

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Louisiana Eats!
7:05 pm
Wed May 25, 2011

A World Without Fish & Georges' Olive Oil

Kurlansky's latest book aimed at children.

How To Dry Shrimp

1/2 lb. small sized unpeeled shrimp, head on
1/2 teaspoon salt

Pat shrimp dry and toss with salt. Arrange the shrimp in a single
layer on a paper plate. Cover with a sheet of paper towel and
microwave on high for 3 minutes intervals until shrimp are dried.

Eat as a snack or grind into a powder to use as an intense shrimp
flavoring agent.

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The Sound of Books
4:14 pm
Wed May 25, 2011

The Reading Life 5/24/11

New Orleans, LA – Booksellers Donna Allen, Judith Lafitte, and Britton Trice offer their picks for beach reading. Poet Kelly Harris reads her work, and novelist Clarence Nero invites listeners to the first Bayou Soul Writers' Conference.

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The Sound of Books
2:09 pm
Wed May 25, 2011

Acclaimed First Novel From New Orleans Native and Stanford University Creative Writing Lecturer Skip Horack - "The Eden Hunter"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the acclaimed first novel by New Orleans native - current Stanford University creative writing teacher - and recent Tennessee Williams Festival panelist Skip Horack - "The Eden Hunter"...

To find out more about Skip Horack - and "The Eden Hunter" - please click here .

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WWNO News Features
6:01 pm
Tue May 24, 2011

Batture Residents Not Worried About Mississippi's Rise

WWNO News Reports
9:43 pm
Mon May 23, 2011

Evacuation Order Reinstated for Butte Larose Backwater Flooding

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Arts & Culture
1:31 pm
Mon May 23, 2011

Ancestors of Congo Square at NOMA

New Orleans, La. – The New Orleans Museum of Art continues it's 100th Anniversary celebration with Ancestors of Congo Square: African Art in the New Orleans Museum of Art. The exhibit highlights artistic and cultural ties between the Crescent City and Africa with a look at 100 sculptural works in the museum's permanent collection of African Art on view thru July 17th.

Where Y'Eat
5:01 pm
Sat May 21, 2011

Eat Local Challenge

The Sound of Books
2:45 am
Sat May 21, 2011

The Reading Life 5/17/11

New Orleans, LA – Susan Larson talks with Bill Loehfelm, whose third thriller, "The Devil She Knows," is just about to be published. We'll hear a poem from Chris Champagne, as well as Fred Kasten's Sound of Books interview with filmmaker and novelist John Sayles.

WWNO News Reports
7:52 pm
Fri May 20, 2011

Flooding Threat Sparks Worries Of Oil Contamination Along Atchafalaya Basin

New Orleans, La. – The Louisiana Bucket Brigade is asking the state environmental and natural resources departments for their plans on preventing floods from spreading oil and gas pollution - especially from uncovered oil waste pits. And it wants sampling data. Brigade program manager Anna Hrybyk (AH'-nah RYE'-bik) says there are thousands of potential problems in the Atchafalaya River basin.

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