Community Impact
12:43 pm
Tue June 14, 2011

Community Impact Series -- Family Caregiver Support Program

New Orleans, La. –
As her mother Bessie grew older, Uptown resident Anita Williams resolved to take a more active role in caring for her, eventually leaving her job to become a fulltime caregiver at her side. It's a calling based on love and devotion, but Anita admits that she, like others in similar situations, can feel overwhelmed.

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Gulf Oil Spill
11:59 am
Tue June 14, 2011

EPA Releases Ingredients Of Chemical Dispersants

New Orleans, La. – The Gulf Restoration Network along with the Florida Wildlife Federation filed a federal lawsuit last year to force the EPA to release the ingredients of Corexit and other dispersants. More than 2 million gallons were applied to the surface as well as at the wellhead to break apart the crude oil.

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WWNO News Reports
11:26 pm
Mon June 13, 2011

New Orleans Resuming Drop-offs For Hazardous Household Products

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WWNO News Reports
12:29 pm
Sat June 11, 2011

Bonnet Carre Spillway Starting To Close

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WWNO News Reports
9:26 pm
Thu June 9, 2011

Rep. Richmond Wants Vessels Ready To Move Sediment To Wetlands

New Orleans, La. – The Democratic lawmaker told a business audience at the World Trace Center overlooking the high river that Republican leadership is resisting any additional funds for dredging. Richmond says a bipartisan effort is under way to get $95 million-dollars to keep the river fully open. He's asking business leaders to help with long-term plans.

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All Things N. O.
1:03 pm
Thu June 9, 2011

All Things N.O. 6-9-11

New Orleans, LA – On this week's show, the Preservation Hall turns fifty, the Preservation Resource Center presents its annual "Ladies in Red" gala, and Ronnie Virgets pontificates about your daily newspaper's "Nerd Page."

Farrar Hudkins is this week's guest host for WWNO's news magazine.

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Arts & Culture
12:05 pm
Thu June 9, 2011

On The Air!

Natl WWII Museum

New Orleans, La. – The National WWII Museum's musical comedy, On The Air, takes audiences on a sentimental journey through it's original "live" radio broadcast production. Performances run weekends thru June 26th at the Stage Door Canteen.

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WWNO News Features
10:29 am
Thu June 9, 2011

Preservation Hall Turns Fifty!

Shannon Brinkman

New Orleans, Louisiana – This Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of Preservation Hall, the French Quarter sanctuary for traditional New Orleans Jazz. Eve Abrams brings us this tribute to the venue which, despite many changes, still showcases New Orleans' indigenous music each night, and nurtures the culture it's inextricably tied to.


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Where Y'Eat
1:54 am
Thu June 9, 2011

Talking Tartines

A tartine piled with pate from Tartine.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –
No Frenchman would recognize the distinctively airy, outsized po-boy loaves we call French bread around here as his own. But take that same Gallic visitor to Tartine and I'm confident he'd feel a little more at home.

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WWNO News Reports
9:44 pm
Wed June 8, 2011

Corps Pressed For More Dredging Of Swollen Mississippi River

New Orleans, La. – The president of the Associated Branch Pilots says new restrictions are starting tomorrow limiting the depth of vessels from 45 feet to 43 feet below the surface. That means lighter cargo and lost income to maritime interests. Captain Mike Lorino joined a panel of lawmakers and business leaders at the Port of New Orleans calling on the Corps to step up the dredging work.

"They have left the Mississippi River - the greatest waterway in the world - open to disaster."

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