Education Matters
12:39 pm
Thu January 27, 2011

RSD Engages Public on School Facilities Master Plan

Parents, teachers and administrators discuss the future of New Orleans' schools.

New Orleans, LA – For the past month, the Recovery School District has hosted public meetings throughout New Orleans to get feedback on its revised school facilities assignment lists. Angela Taylor reports on what's at stake.

We invite your comments or ideas for future reports:

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The Sound of Books
10:26 pm
Wed January 26, 2011

The Reading Life 1/25/11

New Orleans, LA – Novelists Patty Friedmann ("Taken Away") and Greg Herren ("Sorceress") talk about their new books for young adults. Win Riley describes making his new documentary about Walker Percy.

Louisiana Eats!
6:04 pm
Wed January 26, 2011

A Tale of Two Companies

Mulligatawny Soup (Serves 6 - 8)

1/2 cup chopped onion
2 stalks celery, chopped
1 carrot, diced
1/4 cup butter
1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon curry powder
4 cups chicken broth
1 Granny Smith apple cored and chopped, with the peel on
1/2 cup, cooked white rice
1 cup cooked, diced chicken
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 cup heavy cream

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The Sound of Books
2:34 pm
Wed January 26, 2011

New York Times Bestselling Author Jeannette Walls's New True Life Novel - "Half Broke Horses"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the recent true life novel from New York Times bestselling writer Jeannette Walls - "Half Broke Horses"...

To find out more about Jeannette Walls - and "Half Broke Horses" - please click here .

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WWNO News Features
11:45 am
Wed January 26, 2011

Seafood Purveyors Feel Consumer Anxiety

New Orleans, Louisiana – Nine moths after BP's Macondo Well exploded and oil began gushing into Louisiana's fishing waters, businesses who survive on selling local seafood are still adjusting. Eve Abrams learned that less money and more questions are just part of what local seafood purveyors are having to contend with.

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WWNO News Reports
9:34 am
Wed January 26, 2011

Mayor Landrieu Says New Streetcar Line, Hospital Progress Show City's Recovery

New Orleans, La. – Mayor Landrieu says two organizations are signing on to run Memorial Hospital when it reopens in New Orleans East. The Franciscan Mission of Our Lady will run the hospital. Daughters of Charity will be in charge of clinical operations. He says it could take more than two years for the 80-bed hospital to reopen, but highlighted other signs of public and private investment.

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Community Impact
2:39 am
Mon January 24, 2011

Northshore Focus: Seasonal Affective Disorder

New Orleans, LA – The winter months bring shorter days, less sunshine, and colder temperatures. Northshore reporter Jollaine Schear explores a common condition in the wintertime and how to turn frowns upside down.

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WWNO Commentary
1:54 pm
Fri January 21, 2011

Babies Having Babies

Dr. Andre Perry

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses the problem of pregnancy in the schools.

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WWNO News Features
6:05 pm
Thu January 20, 2011

All Things N. O. 1-20-11

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

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Community Impact
1:48 pm
Thu January 20, 2011

Northshore Focus: Dr. Z and Cutting Edge Theatre

New Orleans, LA – A unique comedy night is happening in St. Tammany Parish. Jollaine Schear has more on this exciting event.