All Things N. O.
11:15 am
Thu February 10, 2011

All Things N.O. 2-10-11

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

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Gulf Oil Spill
8:35 pm
Wed February 9, 2011

BP Spill Not Expected To Delay Coastal Plan

New Orleans, La. – Speakers at the public hearing held in the Lower Ninth Ward warned that the plan for freshwater diversion would cause the same damage as the MR-GO, which is now closed off. Some asked for more time to review long-term damage from the oil spill. Corps spokesman Greg Miller says another month may be granted.

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Louisiana Eats!
5:58 pm
Wed February 9, 2011

Love At First Bite

Cupid thoroughly enjoying himself.

Chocolate Truffles (Yields 30)

1/3 cup heavy cream
6 Tablespoons unsalted butter
2 cups bittersweet chocolate chips

1/3 cup cocoa powder (or combination of other powdered ingredients) for dusting

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Gulf Oil Spill
3:00 pm
Mon February 7, 2011

Biochemist Calls For Tracking Health Problems With BP Spill

New Orleans, La. – Wilma Subra of the Louisiana Environmental Action Network says people along the Gulf Coast are showing signs of illnesses she says can be linked to exposure to the BP spill, and the chemical dispersant used to break up the oil. She heard several stories of sicknesses from people attending a weekend meeting in an Uptown New Orleans church.

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Where Y'Eat
1:48 pm
Sat February 5, 2011

Here's to the WWOF'ers

Gulf Oil Spill
8:18 pm
Fri February 4, 2011

Department of Justice Criticizes BP Oil Spill Claims Process

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WWNO News Reports
7:57 pm
Fri February 4, 2011

Census Shows Fewer Citizens In New Orleans

New Orleans, La. – Just under 344-thousand people live in New Orleans. That's down about 11-thousand from estimates.
Allison Plyer of the Greater New Orleans Community Data Center says Census numbers gathered in a door-to-door drive last year are considered the gold standard for tracking population. Those numbers show a city still coming back from Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and the region shrinking 11 percent.

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The Sound of Books
8:14 pm
Thu February 3, 2011

Daniel Rasmussen's Widely Acclaimed New Book "American Uprising: The Untold Story of America's Largest Slave Revolt"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the widely acclaimed new book by 23 year-old writer Daniel Rasmussen - "American Uprising: The Untold Story of America's Largest Slave Revolt"...

For more information about Daniel Rasmussen - and "American Uprising" - please click here .

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Gulf Oil Spill
7:03 pm
Thu February 3, 2011

Gulf Claims Process Taking Public Comments

New Orleans, La. – Feinberg says the Gulf Coast claims process is based on expert advice. His methods for awarding damage claims are now available on the facility's website.

"If somebody thinks there's a better way I certainly want to hear from them over the next few weeks. But I am comfortable with what I'm doing."

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World Cafe
5:00 pm
Thu February 3, 2011

In Memoriam: Chuck Brown On World Cafe

Originally published on Fri May 18, 2012 3:52 pm

Chuck Brown, the Godfather of Go-Go music, died Wednesday. In 2011, he stopped by World Cafe to discuss his 50-plus-year career and his last album.

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