WWNO News Features
12:14 am
Wed August 11, 2010

School Based Health Centers in Peril

The Sound of Books
10:13 pm
Tue August 10, 2010

Tom Piazza's Prize-Winning Novel "City of Refuge"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - part-1 of a 3-part series in advance of the 5th anniversary of Katrina spotlighting some of the best books written in response to the storm - New Orleans writer Tom Piazza's prize-winning novel "City of Refuge"...

For more information about Tom Piazza and "City of Refuge" - please click here .

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Gulf Oil Spill
6:52 pm
Tue August 10, 2010

Federal Court in New Orleans To Hear Oil Spill Lawsuits

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Gulf Oil Spill
2:06 pm
Tue August 10, 2010

More Testing Set During Weather Delay At BP Well

New Orleans, La. – Bad weather is expected to delay the relief well operation by as much as three days. Retired Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen says the extra time will be used for testing the system that rings the outside of the well itself.

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Community Impact
2:03 pm
Tue August 10, 2010

Community Impact Series - CARE

New Orleans, LA – Community IMPACT Series: Plaquemines Community C.A.R.E. Center, Aug. 3, 2010

The indelible images of the oil disaster in the Gulf thus far have been revoltingly dramatic, like the stricken Deepwater Horizon rig consumed by fire, like the seabirds coated in crude or like the once-pristine beaches slathered in oil. But some impacts from this disaster are harder to spot, more private and concealed, though still devastating for the people dealing with them.

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Gulf Oil Spill
1:59 pm
Tue August 10, 2010

Bad Weather Delays Relief Well

New Orleans, La. – Retired Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen says the relief well will be delayed two to three days.

"The low pressure system off the west coast of Florida right now in its intended track has made it advisable that we cease drilling operations until that weather system has passed."

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Gulf Oil Spill
7:42 pm
Mon August 9, 2010

Allen Focusing On Shoreline Recovery

New Orleans, La. – Allen says he will be in Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana reviewing hurricane planning, shoreline recovery and the Vessels of Opportunity program involving out-of-work fishermen.

"Since we're very close to being able to control the spill at the source, our focus now has to be in the areas that are impacted ashore. And we still have some impacts in Mississippi and Alabama and Florida regarding tarballs on beaches, but we're really focusing, too, on the marsh areas."

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Gulf Oil Spill
7:39 pm
Mon August 9, 2010

Allen Says Containment Cap Will Be Removed

New Orleans, La. – The government's point man for the response says once the well is declared dead, crews will start removing the containment cap that stopped the leak in mid-July.

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Community Impact
1:55 pm
Mon August 9, 2010

Northshore Focus: Adult Stem Cell Research

New Orleans, LA – Spinal cord injuries are complex and have been difficult to treat, but In Covington there is some groundbreaking medical research taking place that may make a big difference in the how these types of injuries can be better treated in the future. WWNO's Jollaine Schear has the story.

Gulf Oil Spill
12:28 pm
Sun August 8, 2010

BP Resumes Drilling Relief Well

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