Where Y'Eat
2:03 am
Thu June 17, 2010

"The New West End" in Frenier

Frenier, La., a tiny village on the western shore of Lake Pontchartrain where local seafood is the thing.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –
Local seafood plays a role in all kinds of things besides recipes in Louisiana, a relationship that helps explain some of the deep dread that sprang up as the BP oil disaster imperils it.

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Louisiana Eats!
2:19 pm
Wed June 16, 2010

Time to Celebrate Father's Day

Poppy's "From Scratch" Chicken Stew and Dumplings (Serves 6 - 8)

1 whole chicken, cut into pieces
Flour for dredging
3/4 cup vegetable oil
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 chopped onion
1 chopped bellpepper
3 stalks celery, chopped
1 bottle of beer and 1 cups chicken stock or water
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp. thyme
1 bay leaf
2 T hot sauce
Salt, cayenne and black pepper to taste
1 bunch thinly sliced green onions
2 tablespoons chopped parsley

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The Sound of Books
9:30 am
Wed June 16, 2010

Nicole Cooley's New Volume Of Katrina-Inspired Poems, "Breach"

New Orleans – Today on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - conversation with award-winning writer Nicole Cooley - author of a new collection of Katrina-inspired poems, "Breach."

For more information on Nicole Cooley, her new book "Breach" - and reading at Octavia Books with her father, poet Peter Cooley, please click here .

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Gulf Oil Spill
6:25 pm
Tue June 15, 2010

Government New Flow Estimates at 60,000 Barrels a Day

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Gulf Oil Spill
8:00 pm
Mon June 14, 2010

More Sea Turtles Arriving at Rescue Centers

New Orleans, La. – More than 350 turtles have been collected, most of which were dead. Those rescued are taken to wildlife stations for cleaning and observation. Barbara Schroeder is the national sea turtle coordinator for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Gulf Oil Spill
7:44 pm
Mon June 14, 2010

Congressman Cao Wants Drilling Moratorium Modified

New Orleans, La. – The Republican lawmaker says up to 60,000 jobs are at risk if the oil industry leaves the Gulf. He suggests that drilling continue, but stop just before hitting oil reserves.

"Once the moratorium ends and if we allow them to resume drilling, at least the time gap is not wasted. But at the same time we're able to keep the rigs here and keep jobs here rather than have them go someplace else and not returning for years."

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Gulf Oil Spill
6:18 pm
Mon June 14, 2010

Congressmen Calling for Sweeping Changes to MMS

New Orleans, La. – New York Congressman Ed Towns, a Democrat, has been meeting with government agencies in the Gulf Coast battling the oil spill. The chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee says a new plan to split up staff in charge of oversight from those imposing fines is worth a try.

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Gulf Oil Spill
8:29 pm
Fri June 11, 2010

Supply Vessel Accident Halts Clean-up

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WWNO News Reports
7:13 pm
Fri June 11, 2010

Five Officers Charged in post-Katrina killing

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WWNO Commentary
6:30 pm
Fri June 11, 2010

Access, Affordability, & Graduation Rates

Dr. Andre Perry

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses the Louisiana Granting Resources and Autonomy for Diploma Act and its impact on students from low-income families.

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