Community Impact
2:16 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

Northshore Focus: Abita Opry

New Orleans, LA – The Abita Springs Opry is a musical event that strives to preserve the traditional roots music of Louisiana. Jollaine Schear goes behind-the-scenes of the Opry to find out why this event plays such an important role in the history and culture of our state.

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Community Impact
2:07 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

Northshore Focus: Gator Fest

New Orleans, LA – In St Tammany Parish, there is a popular event started last year that is set to return this year. Jollaine Schear has more.

Community Impact
2:06 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

Northshore Focus: Wooden Boat Fest

New Orleans, LA – The Wooden Boat Festival takes place every October in the historic town of Madisonville. Jollaine Schear talks to the Coordinator the event and the Director of the Maritime Museum about the cultural importance of the festival and some of the activities that will be taking place.

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All Things N. O.
2:06 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

All Things N.O. 10-14-10

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

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Community Impact
2:05 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

Northshore Focus: New Heights Therapy

New Orleans, LA – A Northshore organization which assists children and adults faced with disabling challenges is having an Equestrian Special Olympics on Saturday. Jollaine Schear has more on the story.

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WWNO News Reports
1:39 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

St. Bernard Project Draws Women Volunteers Around The Country

New Orleans, La. – The generator outside Karen Giamballuca's house was running strong while women inside sanded off drywall. They're part of the project supported by Capital One Bank and the United Way of Greater New Orleans to help families return home.
Giamballuca says her home was so damaged that she thought it would be demolished. But her boss told her about the St. Bernard Project, and she discovered she qualified for help.

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Education Matters
12:54 pm
Wed October 13, 2010

Paul T. Hill Outlines RSD's Accomplishments

Paul T. Hill

New Orleans, LA – The University of New Orleans recently hosted the Education Reforms Research Conference. One of the conference's keynote speakers sat down with WWNO's Angela Taylor to discuss public education reforms taking shape in New Orleans.

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The Sound of Books
12:43 pm
Wed October 13, 2010

New Book From National Book Award Finalist Susan Straight - "Take One Candle Light A Room"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - the new - partly Louisiana-set novel by National Book Award finalist Susan Straight - "Take One Candle Light A Room"...

To find out more about Susan Straight and "Take One Candle Light A Room" - please click here .

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Louisiana Eats!
3:29 am
Wed October 13, 2010

Food on the Move

Vanilla Pull Taffy (Yields 1 pound)

1 cups sugar
1 cup water
2 tablespoons white vinegar
1 teaspoons butter

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Gulf Oil Spill
12:01 am
Wed October 13, 2010

Lifting of moratorium draws mixed reaction

New Orleans, La. – Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says the resumption of oil exploration is vital to meeting the country's energy needs.

"This is an important step forward as we address one item on the menu of America's energy portfolio."

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