WWNO News Features
4:26 pm
Tue February 1, 2011

Oysters Showing Signs of Reproductive Failure

Jessie Wright-Mendoza

New Orleans, Louisiana – Though much of the seafood industry is showing signs of regeneration following last year's Gulf Oil Disaster, Louisiana oysters are still suffering. To find out why, Eve Abrams got a lesson in oyster biology at the Yscloskey marina, in Saint Bernard Parish.

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WWNO News Reports
11:02 am
Tue February 1, 2011

Police Chief Will Review Custody Holds Of Undocumented Citizens

New Orleans, La. – Superintendent Serpas says the police department is reaching out to theVietnamese and Spanish-speaking communities. Representatives of the Congress of Day Laborers told Serpas at a community meeting that people suspected of traffic and minor offenses are being arrested and held - sometimes for weeks -- for Immigration and Customs Enforcement authorities.

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Gulf Oil Spill
1:29 pm
Sun January 30, 2011

Removal Begins On Anchors Used For BP Oil Spill Containment Boom

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Where Y'Eat
1:44 pm
Sat January 29, 2011

Romanesco: veggies for math junkies

WWNO News Features
10:39 am
Fri January 28, 2011

Times Picayune reporter John Pope on UNO - SUNO merger study

New Orleans – As discussion continues about Governor Jindal's request to study merging the University of New Orleans and Southern University at New Orleans, WWNO's Paul Maassen spoke with Times-Picayune higher education writer, John Pope - who wrote about the merger study this past Sunday.

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WWNO News Reports
10:18 am
Fri January 28, 2011

Mississippi River Filling With Sediment

New Orleans, La. – Silt is building up on the bottom and sides of the river channel leading to the Gulf of Mexico. The Army Corps of Engineers says budget cuts mean less dredging can be done. Port of New Orleans President Gary LaGrange (la-grahnj) says public agencies and maritime businesses are pressing Congress for more money.

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Community Impact
2:43 am
Fri January 28, 2011

Northshore Focus: 15th Street Flyers

New Orleans, LA – The 15th Street Flyers is more than just a St. Tammany Parish running club. Jollaine Schear explores how they are making contributions to the community, along with getting fit.

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Gulf Oil Spill
7:11 pm
Thu January 27, 2011

DC Hearings Focus On BP Oil Spill

New Orleans, La. – The co-chairmen of the National Oil Spill Commission are standing by the panel's findings and recommendations to prevent another disaster. Lawmakers took turns commending - and some slamming - the commission's final report. Some say it's premature because it doesn't include findings still being determined on why the blowout preventer failed. Co-chairman William Reilly says the review found systemic failures led to the rig explosion and spill, not one piece of equipment.

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Where Y'Eat
6:55 pm
Thu January 27, 2011

Food Trucks Roll Into Town

The Taceaux Loceaux truck serves multi-ethnic tacos outside a circuit of bars and other locations in New Orleans.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –
If the mention of food trucks makes you think of carnival-time street food or the regrettable term "roach coach," well, it might be time to take another taste.

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Arts & Culture
6:51 pm
Thu January 27, 2011

Bizet's The Pearl Fishers

New Orleans, La. – Love,friendship,betrayal and sacrifice set the stage as the New Orleans Opera Association presents Bizet's The Pearl Fishers. New Orleans born soprano, Lisette Oropesa headlines this Indo-French love story. Performances are Friday January 28th at 8pm and Sunday January 30th at 2:30 pm at the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts. The production is complimented with dancers from the New Orleans Ballet Theater.

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