Where Y'Eat
2:19 am
Thu October 21, 2010

The Po-Boys of Champions

Grilled shrimp and grits with a Creole tomato sauce from Red Fish Grill starts off a game day outside the Louisiana Superdome.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –
The New Orleans Saints proved our city had the NFL's best team last year. This season, another team of New Orleanians is proving we have the league's best food too.

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Gulf Oil Spill
7:35 pm
Wed October 20, 2010

Coastal Study Shows Soaring Costs For Retaining Coast

New Orleans, La. – The report from the America's Wetland Foundation looks at 800 zip codes in coastal areas from Texas to Alabama. The group of government, energy and conservation groups says wetlands that protect inland areas are disappearing while storm damage is expected to get worse. Foundation managing director Val Marmillion (mar-MIL'-ee-un) says the study is a wake-up call.

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Education Matters
12:53 pm
Wed October 20, 2010

Debate Surges About Recovery School District

New Orleans, LA – Louisiana has begun a formalized process that considers whether or not to return some of state run public schools to the Orleans Parish School Board. WWNO's Angela Taylor reports.

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The Sound of Books
8:21 am
Wed October 20, 2010

Award-Winning New Orleans Writer Rodger Kamenetz' New Volume "Burnt Books: Rabbi Nachman of Bratzlav and Franz Kafka"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the new book from award-winning New Orleans writer Rodger Kamenetz - "Burnt Books: Rabbi Nachman of Bratzlav and Franz Kafka"...

To learn more about Rodger Kamenetz and "Burnt Books" - please click here .

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Louisiana Eats!
3:30 am
Wed October 20, 2010

Cajun Edition


2 lbs beef stew meat
1 cup flour
1 cup oil
2 thinly sliced onions
2 tablespoons demi glace (or the commercial products Marmite or Bovril)
2 bottles of dark beer
8 - 10 rounds of stale french bread
1/4 cup Creole mustard
Salt and pepper to taste

4 Idaho potatoes, cut into inch cubes and parboiled until tender

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Gulf Oil Spill
7:29 pm
Tue October 19, 2010

Coast Guard Credits Calm Summer For Reducing Oil Impact

New Orleans, La. – Coast Guard Rear Admiral Paul Zukunft says government teams are finding oil only in parts per billion in the water. Environmental groups are not so sure, saying more time is needed before the government issues an all-clear.

"At the peak of this spill, had we had a significant hurricane and a storm surge that could have brought all of this oil further inland, that would have been absolutely devastating. So in many respects Mother Nature was our benefactor."

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Gulf Oil Spill
7:23 pm
Tue October 19, 2010

Coast Guard Says Little Oil Remains In Gulf

New Orleans, La. – Despite academic researchers reporting oil covering parts of the Gulf seafloor, Coast Guard Rear Admiral Paul Zukunft says government scientists aren't seeing all that much much deepwater oil.

"I'm cautiously optimistic that the Gulf of Mexico is proving to be rather resilient after a spill of this magnitude."

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Arts & Culture
12:15 pm
Tue October 19, 2010

Symphony Chorus of N.O. Sing for the Cure

New Orleans, La. – October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. And, the Symphony Chorus of New Orleans is joining the effort to end this disease with an inspiring production of Sing for the Cure: A Proclamation of Hope. This work has been performed all over the world and is celebrating its 10th Anniversary. The performance is Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at Loyola University's Roussel Hall, 7:30 PM.

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WWNO News Reports
5:51 pm
Mon October 18, 2010

Historian Douglas Brinkley Urges Regional Drive For Restoring Wetlands

New Orleans, La. – Brinkley says erosion of wetlands in the Gulf of Mexico has gotten the nation's attention, but that doesn't mean a solution.

"Nationally in a very real way the BP spill was a wake-up call that this region has been abused for too long and people aren't going to take it anymore. "

He says the multiple uses of the Gulf - from oil to oysters - must work for each other's interests.

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Gulf Oil Spill
4:43 pm
Mon October 18, 2010

Nungesser Calls For Fast Track Of Coastal Restoration

New Orleans, La. – Nungesser says he's working with EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to get federal funds moving for coastal protection. Nungesser is advocating a series of barriers and some dredging to slow the disintegration of wetlands. Those plans have raised concerns among federal agencies and conservation groups that they may do more harm than good.

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