Gulf Oil Spill
12:02 am
Mon April 18, 2011

House Hearing Set For Houma; Claims Update Set For Release

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Where Y'Eat
4:50 pm
Sat April 16, 2011

Forget Vidalia, think Petal

New Orleans, LA – I know that you think Vidalia is ground zero for sweet onions. Indeed, we tip our hats to Vidalia, Georgia for training us like monkeys to believe that they are the center of the onion universe. Thanks to living on land that contains little to no sulfur, their onions are sweet. However, let me let you in on a delicious secret: Petal, Mississippi has little to no sulfur in its soil. As a result, their onions are so sweet that I even eat the roots. And that's not all. Tangipahoah Parish's soil is also "sweet." Local onions are available now at our region's farmers markets.

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Gulf Oil Spill
6:57 pm
Fri April 15, 2011

Deepwater Horizon Rescue Crews Honored By Coast Guard

New Orleans, La. – Captain Alwin Landry stood before a massive American flag at the honor ceremony in the Belle Chase air station hangar. Coast Guard officials commended Landry and several of his crew members for quickly rescuing workers from the flaming wreck and burning oil floating amid the debris. Landry remembered those who didn't survive the April 20th disaster.

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Jazz Fest Minutes
4:10 pm
Fri April 15, 2011

Outstanding Bassist James Singleton To Play Jazz Fest With Astral Project Sunday May 1st

New Orleans – James Singleton is one of New Orleans' most accomplished and versatile bassists. He plays Jazz Fest with his colleagues of more than 30 years - Astral Project -Sunday May 1st...

To find out more about James Singleton - his performance schedule during the 2011 Jazz Fest - or Astral Project - please click here .

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Gulf Oil Spill
7:49 pm
Thu April 14, 2011

Federal Regulators Consider Expanding Authority Over Offshore Contractors

New Orleans, La. – The director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is telling oil industry representatives meeting at the Baker Institute at Rice University that new regulations aren't holding up offshore operations. Michael Bromwich says there are still unanswered questions about containing an accident.

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All Things N. O.
3:38 pm
Thu April 14, 2011

All Things N.O. 4-14-11

New Orleans, LA – The NOLA Art House Music organzation bandages cultural "brain drain," festival organizers collaborate for Earth Day, and humorist Ronnie Virgets spins the wheel of Fortuna.

Jack Hopke hosts WWNO's weekly news magazine.

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Jazz Fest Minutes
3:09 pm
Thu April 14, 2011

Singer Ingrid Lucia Spotlights Songs From New CD - "Midnight Rendezvous" - At Jazz Fest Friday May 6th

New Orleans – Singer Ingrid Lucia features tunes from her new cd - "Midnight Rendezvous" - all co-written with guitarist John Fohl - Friday, May 6th - at Jazz Fest...

To find out more about Ingrid Lucia and "Midnight Rendezvous" - please click here .

For more information about the 2011 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival - please click here .

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JazzSet
2:09 pm
Thu April 14, 2011

Renee Rosnes Quartet On JazzSet

Renee Rosnes performs at the Village Vanguard.
John Rogers for NPR johnrogersnyc.com

In her 20s, Vancouver's Renee Rosnes received a Canada Council of the Arts grant to study jazz in the U.S. High-profile artists such as Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and Joe Henderson (to name a few) gave her high-powered support. Blue Note Records signed and kept her on the label for more than a decade.

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Arts & Culture
1:06 pm
Thu April 14, 2011

Dance, Rock, Opera !

New Orleans, La. – It's a high energy mix of contemporary American dance, opera and rock music as the New Orleans Ballet Association presents Parsons Dance with the Grammy-nominated East Village Opera Company in a performance of Remember Me. It's a unique presentation of a tragic tale of star crossed love. Saturday April 16th at the Mahalia Jackson Theater.

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Where Y'Eat
3:59 am
Thu April 14, 2011

Lunching During Jury Duty

A bulging plate lunch from one of the quick-serve joints surrounding Orleans Parish Criminal District Court.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –
Jury trials at Orleans Parish Criminal Court are on the rise. This means the court needs more jurors, and it means the chances of a New Orleans resident being called for service are higher than ever.

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