WWNO News Features
5:04 pm
Thu November 18, 2010

New Documentary Reveals Corporate Shortcomings

Abrahm Lustgarten

New Orleans, LA – Expand your understanding of the BP oil disaster by listening to Paul Maassen's extended interview or by watching The Spill.

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StoryCorps N.O.
11:27 am
Thu November 18, 2010

StoryCorps: Anna Mae Martin Doucet

Anna Mae Martin Doucet (l) and Elise Sanchez

ALSO: In this extended conversation, Anna Mae Martin Doucet talks about her early years living on the Bayou near Golden Meadow and tells her great-granddaughter Elise Sanchez that along with an idyllic country upbringing came the threat of hurricanes. 

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All Things N. O.
10:54 am
Thu November 18, 2010

All Things N.O. 11-18-10

New Orleans, LA – Jack Hopke hosts WWNO's weekly news magazine.

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Louisiana Eats!
7:05 pm
Wed November 17, 2010

Urban Chickens & Restaurants of the Past

Cheese Pumpkin Jam (Yields approximately 3 cups)

1 small cheese pumpkin (or other dense variety)
6 cups sugar
8 cups water

Peel the pumpkin, scoop out the seeds and the stringy membrane that holds them in. Cut into 1 inch sized cubes. In a large, heavy pot add 1 cups of sugar and 2 cups of water for each 4 cups of pumpkin. When the sugar is dissolved, add the pumpkin, bring to a boil and then reduce to a low simmer. Cook uncovered until the liquid has dissolved and the pumpkin is reduced to jam.

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Gulf Oil Spill
5:14 pm
Wed November 17, 2010

Senator Landrieu Keeps Up Drilling Moratorium Block

New Orleans, La. – Senator Landrieu says she's sympathetic to the administration's argument that it needs a leader in this tough economy. But she says the oil industry is stuck trying to deal with new rules enacted after the BP oil spill. Landrieu says she supports efforts to ensure drilling is safe.

"What I'm not supportive of is, under the guise of doing that, is - you know - shutting down drilling, which is a major industry, in the Gulf of Mexico."

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Education Matters
12:52 pm
Wed November 17, 2010

UNO Hosts Educational Reform Research Conference

New Orleans, LA – Several nationally renown keynote speakers shared insight and fostered debate about local school systems during a conference at the University of New Orleans. Angela Taylor attended one of the group sessions to discuss leadership.

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Gulf Oil Spill
12:04 pm
Wed November 17, 2010

Oyster Board Brainstorms To Rebound From Oil Spill

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The Sound of Books
10:38 am
Wed November 17, 2010

New Novel By National Book Award-Winning Writer Julia Glass - "The Widower's Tale"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the latest novel from National Book Award-winning author Julia Glass - "The Widower's Tale"...

To find out more about Julia Glass - "The Widower's Tale" - and her reading and signing November 17,2010 at Octavia Books - please click here .

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WWNO News Features
6:01 pm
Tue November 16, 2010

McDonough Three Honored for Desegregating New Orleans Public Schools

WWNO News Reports
8:59 pm
Mon November 15, 2010

Landrieu Announces Recycling In New Garbage Contract

New Orleans, La. – Mayor Landrieu made the announcement at the annual Chamber of Commerce luncheon. He says the city must streamline, and that includes reopening contracts signed by the previous administration.

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