All Things N. O.
3:06 pm
Thu September 2, 2010

All Things N.O. 9-2-10

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

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Where Y'Eat
1:51 am
Thu September 2, 2010

How Others See Our Seafood

A fresh haul of Louisiana shrimp.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. – Ask local advocates for Gulf seafood what's the biggest issue they're facing right now, in light of the BP oil disaster, and they'll say "public perception." But fishermen and their supporters in Louisiana have been fighting a perception battle long before the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion. This other fight seems destined to last much longer, but in an unexpected way the current crisis in the Gulf may actually provide some new leverage on it.

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The Sound of Books
7:00 pm
Wed September 1, 2010

Hall of Fame Baseball Writer Bill Madden's New Biography "Steinbrenner"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - Hall of Fame baseball writer Bill Madden's new biography of the late - and legendary - owner of the New York Yankees - George Steinbrenner - "Steinbrenner: The Last Lion of Baseball"...

To find out more about Bill Madden - and "Steinbrenner: The Last Lion of Baseball" - please click here .

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Louisiana Eats!
4:43 pm
Wed September 1, 2010

BBQ and Labor Day Weekend

BBQ SHRIMP (Serves 6)

6 pounds large shrimp, head on
1 lbs. butter, melted
10 cloves garlic, peeled and cracked open
3 lemons
2 tablespoons salt
1 tablespoons paprika
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 teaspoons freshly cracked black pepper
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 teaspoon dry ginger
1 tsp celery seed
1 tablespoon cardomom

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Gulf Oil Spill
1:37 pm
Wed September 1, 2010

Allen Sees No 'Significant Risk' Of Oil Leak During Final Well Kill

New Orleans, La. – Weather conditions at the well site are calming down enough to allow surface ships to begin taking off the capping stack. National Incident Commander Thad Allen says the first step is removing the device that's kept oil from gushing into the Gulf since mid-July.

"At that point, the blowout preventer will be open, basically, and we'll be relying on the cement plug - about 5,000 feet of cement was put in during the static kill."

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Education Matters
12:58 pm
Wed September 1, 2010

Students Evaluate New Orleans Public Schools

Principal Ben Kleban

New Orleans, LA – In the five years since Hurricane Katrina, public education in New Orleans has radically changed. The state-run Recovery School District took over the vast majority of the city's public schools and has transformed most of them into privately run charters. Angela Taylor presents a portrait of how students are faring with the new system.

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:54 pm
Tue August 31, 2010

Jindal Pushes Presidential Commission To Help End Drilling Ban

New Orleans, La. – Jindal says the moratorium could be disastrous for an economy that depends on
supporting deepwater drilling. He made the point directly to two panel members visiting New Orleans.

"Many of these smaller businesses are seeing reduced business, They're seeing their employees having to have fewer hours and take pay cuts to survive, and the uncertainty is what's driving a lot of their fears."

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WWNO News Features
5:42 pm
Tue August 31, 2010

President Obama Speaks in New Orleans

New Orleans – Listen to the address given by President Barack Obama at New Orleans' Xavier University, Sunday, 8/29/2010, commemorating the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

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WWNO News Features
2:25 pm
Tue August 31, 2010

New Orleans' Mayor Landrieu's Katrina Speech

New Orleans – Listen to the address given by New Orleans' Mayor Mitch Landrieu at New Orleans' Mahalia Jackson Center, Sunday, 8/29/2010, commemorating the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

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Arts & Culture
2:23 pm
Tue August 31, 2010

Culture Collision 2 Kicks Off 2010-11 Arts Season

New Orleans, La. – Culture Collision 2 kicks-off 2010-11 cultural arts season with celebrations at the New Orleans Museum of Art, September 1st at 6pm.

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