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Super Bowl XLVII
5:54 pm
Mon January 28, 2013

Super Bowl XLVII Host Committee Welcome

James Carville, Mary Matalin, Jay Cicero, Rita Benson LeBlanc and Mayor Mitch Landrieu.
Jason Saul WWNO

As excitement over Super Bowl XLVII builds here in the Crescent City, Mayor Mitch Landrieu sat down with a who’s-who of New Orleans sports executives this afternoon to welcome the media to New Orleans, and to showcase the progress the city has made since Hurricane Katrina.

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Kansas City Chiefs 23, Minnesota Vikings 7
10:49 am
Mon January 28, 2013

Super Bowl Memories: SB IV

As New Orleans prepares to host its tenth Super Bowl, Jacob Mayer is taking a look back at the city's rich Super Bowl history. Stay tuned to Morning Edition and All Things Considered all this week for stories from the Big Game.

On an overcast January day in New Orleans in 1970, the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Minnesota Vikings 23-7 in the fourth annual AFL-NFL World Championship Game, better known as Super Bowl IV.

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Latest News
7:00 am
Mon January 28, 2013

Loyola Avenue Streetcar Line Debuts

The new Loyola Ave. streetcar on Friday. The line will be officially launched today.
WDSU.com

Celebration planned for new streetcar line.

Federal and city officials will gather at the Union Passenger Terminal today to kick off service on the new Loyola Avenue streetcar line. Special stops are planned along the mile-and-a-half route.

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Love NOLA
5:00 am
Mon January 28, 2013

Celebrating Super Bowl XLVII… and Goodell

Writer Brett Will Taylor

To paraphrase Dr. John, such a weekend!

From the Westbank to New Orleans to Slidell, Carnival officially kicked into high gear these past few days as 19 krewes rolled, celebrating everything from lions and dogs, to Wookies and Greek gods… even Mona Lisa & Moon Pies.

But, now it stops. For nine days. Because the Super Bowl is coming to town. I’d rather have Santa Claus.

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Music Interviews
5:34 pm
Sun January 27, 2013

Big Freedia Lays Out The Basics Of Bounce

Big Freedia (the stage name of New Orleans native Freddie Ross) is one of the biggest stars of the hip-hop subculture known as bounce.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue January 29, 2013 10:29 am

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New Orleans Hornets
11:27 pm
Fri January 25, 2013

Hornets Overpowered at Home by Rockets, 100-82

The Hornets lost a sloppy one at home tonight against the visiting Houston Rockets, 100-82

It was the fourth time this season New Orleans had faced the Rockets, and Hornets Head Coach Monty Williams said before the game that New Orleans knew the team they were up against tonight. And Houston knew them.

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Food
4:23 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Where Y'Eat: Tribute Dishes to Our Dining Past

Restaurant R'evolution is among the forward-looking restaurants that are also resurrecting New Orleans classics.
Ian McNulty

Famous "lost dishes" from New Orleans' dining past are turning up again at newer restaurants around town.

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Inside the Arts
12:27 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Let There Be Lumieres

Local installation and sculpture artist Cynthia Scott sheds light on some important issues in her latest exhibit,  Let There Be Lumieres, on view at Staple Goods through February 3, 2013.

Staple Goods Gallery is located at 1340 St. Claude Avenue.

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Super Bowl XLVII
7:00 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Super Bowl Preparations Set For New Orleans

Mayor Landrieu reviews Super Bowl preparations.

The way New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu sees it, the Super Bowl has already begun. The mayor is thrilled the eyes of the world are turning to New Orleans.

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Notes from New Orleans
5:00 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Animal Acupuncture: Waiting on Pins & Needles

Dr. Cynthia Benbow performs acupuncture on a variety of animals, including exotic and domestic animals.

Listen to today's broadcast.

Although the practice of traditional Chinese acupuncture dates back thousands of years, it's adaptation in Western culture is relatively new. And while your mom and them may have received treatment in the past, you'll have to second guess who's likely to get it in the future.

Sharon Litwin brings us this profile on this week's Notes from New Orleans.

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