Gulf Oil Spill
10:41 pm
Wed May 26, 2010

Landry Says No Command Change Necessary for Oil Spill

New Orleans, La. – Landry has been the federal on-scene coordinator of the disaster since it began April 20th, when the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded and triggered the oil spill. She says she understands that people are becoming frustrated that oil keeps spilling into the Gulf of Mexico, but a military takeover wouldn't help.

"We have the military. We have the Navy here with skimmers. We have, you know, every agency of government at the federal level. We have many state agencies."

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Gulf Oil Spill
10:08 pm
Wed May 26, 2010

Top Kill Appears To Be Working

New Orleans, La. – BP executive Doug Suttles says it could be a day or so before it's clear that the process called a top kill' plugs the leak.

"We're taking great care to make sure that we actually complete this job successfully and we will not be rushed by that. It's too early to know if it's going to be successful."

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:38 pm
Wed May 26, 2010

Coast Guard, MMS Joint Investigation Resumes

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The Sound of Books
8:28 am
Wed May 26, 2010

Roulhac Toledano's New Book "A Pattern Book of New Orleans Architecture"

New Orleans – Today on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - conversation with writer and architectural historian Roulhac Toledano - whose new book is "A Pattern Book of New Orleans Architecture"...

To find out more about Roulhac Toledano - and "A Pattern Book of New Orleans Architecture" - please click here .

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:35 pm
Tue May 25, 2010

Federal Oil Spill Response Increases

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Gulf Oil Spill
6:33 pm
Tue May 25, 2010

BP Says 'Top Kill' Has Risks

New Orleans, La. – BP is planning to start the operation Wednesday morning. BP executive Doug Suttles says it should be clear by Wednesday night if it's working.

"Once it starts going down the well the rest of the flow should go that way. But probably the biggest risk with the job is that the flow actually doesn't go down the well bore but goes out the end of the riser."

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WWNO News Features
5:03 pm
Tue May 25, 2010

Tale of Two Cities: New Orleans - Detroit Schools

New Orleans, LA Detriot , Mich – Rebuilding Detroit Schools: A Tale of Two Cities. 1 hour call-in discussion program about the reforms in New Orleans and Detroit Public Schools. Paul Vallas guest. WWNO in cooperation with Michigan Radio. Aired May 25, 2010 at 2pm.

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:50 pm
Mon May 24, 2010

Bipartisan Panel To Visit Gulf Coast

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WWNO Arts Features
6:17 pm
Mon May 24, 2010

Louisiana Composers Forum

New Orleans, LA – The Louisiana Composers Forum is a new organization created to foster the development of new classical music in Louisiana. With support from the Arts Council of New Orleans and the New Orleans Musicians Foundation, the Louisiana Composers Forum will have its first concert on September 29, 2010 at the Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans. Submissions are now being accepted for this performance. The deadline for submissions to be received is July 3, 2010. All Louisiana residents are eligible to apply. WWNO's Paul Maassen s/w with the project founder Chris Edmunds.

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Gulf Oil Spill
4:44 pm
Mon May 24, 2010

BP Says It Has What's Needed To Fix Leak

New Orleans, La. – BP executive Doug Suttles says he understands Salazar's frustration that oil is still gushing from the well. But he says BP has what it will take to end the crisis that's now in its second month.

"Of the international oil and gas companies, we're the biggest deepwater producer in the world. We probably have as much if not more capability than any other company in the world in this space. We've brought in the experts from the other oil and gas companies and from the government."

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