WWNO News Reports
12:01 am
Tue August 9, 2011

Senator Landrieu Says Financial Crisis Will Be Resolved

New Orleans, La. – Democratic U-S Senator Mary Landrieu was in New Orleans as the Dow Jones plunged more than 600 points. She remains confident that the economy will recover.

"We've stabilized the markets once already in this administration, when President Obama came and stepped in, when the Titanic was already sinking, and we can do this again."

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WWNO News Reports
12:52 am
Mon August 8, 2011

Increased Security Planned for Northshore Schools

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Where Y'Eat
5:21 pm
Sat August 6, 2011

Dairy Bad News

WWNO News Reports
4:52 pm
Fri August 5, 2011

Families, Officials React To Danziger Verdicts

New Orleans, La. – The current or former officers are now awaiting sentencing for killing two people, wounding four others and covering up events. The victims were unarmed. Lance Madison's mentally disabled brother, Ronald, was shot in the back and killed. Lance was arrested but was later released.

"We hope that our effort will help bring some justice not only to our family, but to all other families who have suffered, as well as the entire community."

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WWNO News Reports
4:49 pm
Fri August 5, 2011

Five NOPD Convictions In Danziger Bridge Shooting

New Orleans, La. – All five defendants were convicted in the cover-up. Four accused in the shootings were convicted of civil rights violations. But the federal jury decided that the two killings were not murders. Defense attorneys had argued police were responding to reports of shots fired at officers and thought their lives were in danger. U-S Attorney Jim Letten says using the chaos after Katrina as a defense will not work.

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WWNO Commentary
3:46 pm
Fri August 5, 2011

Closing the Wealth and Achievement Gap

Dr. Andre Perry

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses why wealth matters in conversations about education.

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:49 am
Fri August 5, 2011

Protest at BP Headquarters Over Oil Remaining in Gulf

New Orleans, La. – Protesters held banners that read, "The oil is still here, and so are we." Tar balls were dropped in front of the building's revolving doors. Some demonstrators were covered in brown paint, representing the oil they say is still polluting the Gulf. One was Lisa Watson of Pensacola, Florida.

"Huge tar mats are washing up with every thunderstorm, with every storm. Tropical Storm Don that went through the Gulf washed up giant, giant tar mats."

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Where Y'Eat
4:50 pm
Thu August 4, 2011

Extra Helpings from a Benevolent Restaurant Industry

When New Orleans restaurants rally for community causes good food is always on the table.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –

One bad thing happened, and countless good things came from it. That was the essential message New Orleans chef Nathaniel Zimet shared with the hundreds of people who turned out to support him at a benefit in July.

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All Things N. O.
1:57 pm
Thu August 4, 2011

All Things N.O. 8-4-11

New Orleans, LA – Eileen Fleming reports on the Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico, Sue Brown speaks about her organization T.R.E.E., and Ronnie Virgets reminiscences about one of his favorite childhood pastimes.

Farrar Hudkins hosts this edition of WWNO's weekly news magazine.

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:56 am
Thu August 4, 2011

Gulf Conference Aimed at Reducing Dead Zone

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