WWNO News Reports
12:12 pm
Wed January 19, 2011

Police Chief, DA Discuss Anti-Crime Efforts

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The Sound of Books
4:40 am
Wed January 19, 2011

New Orleans Humorist and Playwright Bud Faust's New Book "Great Moments in New Orleans History, Volume 2

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - New Orleans humorist and playwright Bud Faust's new book - "Great Moments in New Orleans History, Volume 2"...

To find out more about Bud Faust - and "Great Moments in New Orleans History, Volume 2" - please click here .

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WWNO News Features
5:32 pm
Tue January 18, 2011

Recreational Fly Fishing Guide Baffled by BP's Claims Process

WWNO News Reports
1:04 pm
Tue January 18, 2011

St. Bernard Project Marks MLK Day With New Program, Homecoming

New Orleans, La. – The St. Bernard Project founded in 2006 has rebuilt nearly 350 homes with help from 29-thousand volunteers. It expanded to help some residents in Orleans Parish, mostly in Gentilly and New Orleans East. Now the group is targeting the Lower Ninth Ward, where about 24 percent of the neighborhood is back, compared with 80 percent for most of the city. M.A. Sheehan is in charge of the new program, called, "House the Nine."

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The Sound of Books
10:45 am
Tue January 18, 2011

The Reading Life 1/11/11

New Orleans – Dr. Patricia Brady discusses her new book, "A Being So Gentle: The Frontier Love story of Rachel and Andrew Jackson." Fred Kasten interviews Richard Campanella about his new book about Abraham Lincoln's flatboat voyages on the Mississippi, and James Nolan reads a poem about a perfect day in New Orleans.

Gulf Oil Spill
8:29 pm
Fri January 14, 2011

GNO Inc. Says Job Losses Lower Than Expected From Drilling Moratorium

New Orleans, La. – G-N-O President Michael Hecht says earlier predictions of massive job losses linked to the drilling moratorium haven't materialized.

"Our initial projections, or expectations of job loss, did not come to pass as early as we expected up front."

Hecht says BP money funneled into local economies helped, as well as a slower-than-expected rate of small businesses collapsing.

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WWNO Commentary
6:23 pm
Fri January 14, 2011

Love Is the Only Thing Worth Fighting For

Dr. Andre Perry

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses lessons learned from the Arizona shooting.

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:47 pm
Thu January 13, 2011

Oil Spill Commission Hears Health Concerns

New Orleans, La. – Only two of the seven panelists panel managed to attend the first session. Co-chairmen William Reilly and former Senator Bob Graham were stuck in the aftermath of an East Coast snowstorm. Panel members Don Boesch (bawhsh) and Frances Beinecke (BYE-neh-kee) presided at a forum in a downtown New Orleans hotel. Boesch started off with an overview of the major questions, and what the panel has determined.

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Education Matters
5:42 pm
Thu January 13, 2011

LAPCS Announces Student of the Year

A few of the students in the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools

New Orleans, LA – Angela Taylor introduces a special New Orleans Public School student.

Where Y'Eat
2:32 pm
Thu January 13, 2011

Learning Through Lunch at Liberty's Kitchen

The daily lunch menu at New Orleans College Prep now features fresh meals prepared in-house by Liberty's Kitchen.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –

It's become increasingly common for menus to tout a restaurant's array of house-made or homemade ingredients these days. Such terms crop up a lot at Liberty's Kitchen too, though here they promise more than just a flavorful meal.

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