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WWNO News Features
11:32 pm
Fri August 26, 2011

Performances Celebrate Opening Of Ellis Marsalis Center for Music

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WWNO News Features
5:08 pm
Tue August 23, 2011

Libyan Couple Reacts to Rebels Taking Tripoli

New Orleans, Louisiana – Four months ago, Eve Abrams interviewed Tarejk and Arwa Rtaimi, a Libyan couple living in New Orleans in order to attend the University of New Orleans. When Libya broke out in Civil War, Tarejk and Arwa felt trapped. Their twin sons, then 18 months old, stayed in Tripoli with their family, and their communication home was limited by what they could safely say.

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WWNO News Features
6:20 pm
Thu August 18, 2011

Bideo Auctions Photos to Media Sources

New Orleans, LA – Tulane's Peter Ricchiuti talks to a company about a way for everyday people to make money by capturing moments on video.

Peter Ricchiuti is Assistant Dean at Tulane's School of Business. Our feature was produced in collaboration with itsneworleans.com.

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WWNO News Features
8:50 pm
Mon July 25, 2011

Artificial Reefs One Piece In Coastal Restoration Plan

LSU professor Steven Hall, left, and The Nature Conservancy conservation program director Richard Martin check progress of an artificial oyster reef in Vermilion Bay.
Eileen Fleming

New Orleans, La. – The Nature Conservancy had just about finished setting up an artificial oyster reef in Vermilion Bay when vessels it needed were diverted to contain the BP spill. The group had carefully selected the location, as conservation program director Richard Martin explains.

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WWNO News Features
11:35 am
Thu July 21, 2011

Community Records releases "Head Above Water"

New Orleans, LA – A small group of Do-It-Yourself musicians, producers, photographers, and essayists have worked together to create a multimedia compilation called Head Above Water. Released by a local independent record label, Community Records, the compilation doubles as a fundraiser for the Gulf Restoration Network.

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WWNO News Features
10:45 am
Thu July 14, 2011

Bunk Johnson: Founding Father of Jazz

New Orleans, LA – In the 1940's, jazz began to be recognized as a genre worthy of acedemic study. Around this time, trumpeter Bunk Johnson gained a cult following as one of the founding fathers of this New Orleans-born music. WWNO's Paul Maassen got the story from the director of the Hogan Jazz Archive at Tulane University, Dr. Bruce Raeburn.

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WWNO News Features
10:11 am
Tue July 12, 2011

Ladies Arm Wrestle to Raise Money

Katrina Arnold

New Orleans, Louisiana – What sport requires no balls or nets, and needs only a surface, two chairs, and two people using one arm each? New Orleans is part of a growing national movement of you guessed it: arm wrestling. Eve Abrams brings us this window into the highly competitive world of the New Orleans Ladies Arm Wrestling, known as NO LAW.


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WWNO News Features
6:34 pm
Thu July 7, 2011

Louisiana Cultural Vistas: Summer 2011

New Orleans, LA – The summer edition of Louisiana Cultural Vistas is now available. WWNO's Paul Maassen recently spoke with Editor-in-Chief Michael Sartisky and Executive Editor David Johnson about the issue's contents.


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WWNO News Features
3:11 pm
Tue July 5, 2011

Brooke Gladstone and The Influencing Machine

WWNO News Features
6:20 pm
Thu June 30, 2011

Farming for the Love of Farming in Indian Springs, Mississippi

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