WWNO News Reports
10:23 pm
Thu July 7, 2011

Tulane University Gets $6.5 million for Oil Spill Health Study

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WWNO News Reports
8:57 pm
Thu July 7, 2011

Former Officer Testifies At Danziger Bridge Trial

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WWNO News Features
6:34 pm
Thu July 7, 2011

Louisiana Cultural Vistas: Summer 2011

New Orleans, LA – The summer edition of Louisiana Cultural Vistas is now available. WWNO's Paul Maassen recently spoke with Editor-in-Chief Michael Sartisky and Executive Editor David Johnson about the issue's contents.

To subscribe or read a digital copy of Louisiana Cultural Vistas, visit their website.

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Where Y'Eat
1:05 pm
Thu July 7, 2011

The Summer Snoball Series, Part 3

The menu at Sal's shows an immensity of snoball flavors.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –
It's no surprise that New Orleanians form intense loyalties to their preferred snoballs. After all, some locals were practically weaned on them. For those who branch out to new turf, however, the diversity of stands and their flavors is enormous and grows from year to year.

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Arts & Culture
10:58 am
Thu July 7, 2011

Le Chat Noir's Last Call?

New Orleans, La. – Andrea Marcovicci headlines a stellar group of cabaret performers kicking off 3 nights of blockbuster performances at Le Chat Noir. Shows running July 7th - 9th, 715 St. Charles Avenue, 8pm.

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All Things N. O.
10:10 am
Thu July 7, 2011

All Things N.O. 7-7-11

New Orleans, LA – Writer Gwen Thompson moves back home to Pontchartrain Park, Eve Abrams interviews NPR's Brooke Gladstone, and the latest edition of Louisiana Cultural Vistas is published.

Jack Hopke hosts WWNO's weekly news magazine.

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The Sound of Books
11:17 pm
Wed July 6, 2011

The Reading Life 7/5/11

New Orleans, LA – This week on The Reading Life: Liz Scott Monaghan ("Never Clean Your House During Hurricane Season") and Yvonne Spear Perret ("Yat Wit: Chicken Gumbo for the New Orleans Soul"); Fred Kasten's interview with Orissa Arend ("Showdown in Desire: The Black Panthers Take a Stand in New Orleans'), and a poem from Jarvis DeBerry.

WWNO News Reports
8:18 pm
Wed July 6, 2011

Danziger Bridge Trial Starts Second Week

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WWNO News Reports
6:41 pm
Wed July 6, 2011

HUD Announces Road Home Lawsuit Settlement

New Orleans, La. – Five homeowners and housing advocates sued the government over the way Road Home funds were distributed. They claimed the formula discriminated against blacks by calculating grants on the home's value before the storm. Many blacks lived in neighborhoods with depressed values. Plaintiffs argued that it was unfair to use a pre-storm value, and not the higher price tag of rebuilding.
Secretary Donovan says the federal money will help revitalize blighted communities.

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Louisiana Eats!
6:33 pm
Wed July 6, 2011

Overlooked Figures of the Past

Food writer John T. Edge

Stuffed Shrimp (Serves 6)

3 Tablespoons butter
2 green onions, thinly sliced
1 celery rib, finely chopped
3 Tablespoons onion, finely chopped
1 Tablespoon parsley, finely chopped
1/2 loaf French bread
1 lb. fresh claw crabmeat
4 cups plain, dry bread crumbs
2 eggs
Salt and pepper to taste

3 pounds fresh shrimp (about 36)
Salt and pepper
2 cups flour
1 egg
1 cup milk
Oil for frying

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