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WWNO News Features
11:15 am
Fri July 9, 2010

Gulf Oil Spill and Mental Health

New Orleans – In late June, the oil disaster claimed two more lives, one of them a suicide. This heightened awareness of the psychological effects of the disaster. Zoe Sullivan has more.

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WWNO News Features
11:16 pm
Thu July 8, 2010

Moratorium in Gulf - Louisianans weigh consequences

New Orleans – This, a week after U.S. District Court Judge Martin Feldman ruled against the federally imposed ban. And while the nation's decision makers continue to rabble over the moratorium's effects, Louisianans continue to weigh its longterm consequences. WWNO's Angela Taylor reports.

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WWNO News Features
11:18 pm
Mon June 28, 2010

Vietnamese fishers have trouble filing BP claims

New Orleans, LA – Thousands who fish for a living face the loss of their livelihoods because of the ongoing oil disaster. Many of these fishers are Vietnamese, who face an added hurdle to obtaining compensation and work from BP because of inadequate interpreting services. Zoe Sullivan has the story for WWNO

WWNO News Features
11:18 am
Mon June 28, 2010

Vietnamese fishers have trouble filing BP claims

New Orleans, LA – Thousands who fish for a living face the loss of their livelihoods because of the ongoing oil disaster. Many of these fishers are Vietnamese, who face an added hurdle to obtaining compensation and work from BP because of inadequate interpreting services. Zoe Sullivan has the story for WWNO

WWNO News Features
11:19 am
Tue June 22, 2010

Bob Thomas & Shirley Laska discussion on spill

New Orleans, LA – Bob Thomas of Loyola's Center for Environmental Communications and Shirley Laska of the University of New Orleans CHART program discuss pay for Fishers and Citizen councils in relation to the oil spill

WWNO News Features
12:17 am
Fri June 11, 2010

Shell Beach waits for the oil: update

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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WWNO News Features
11:00 am
Mon May 24, 2010

Public Trying Offbeat Options in Cleaning Up Oil Spill

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WWNO News Features
8:43 am
Thu May 13, 2010

Residents respond to the oil spill in different ways

New Orleans, LA – This Week, federal authorities expanded the area off-limits to fishing to 11,000 square miles of coastline stretching from Louisiana to Florida. Oil has been spilling from the Deepwater Horizon well for close to 3 weeks, and attempts to stop the flow have so far failed. As the mass of oil nears the Louisiana marshes, residents respond to try and save the wetlands that protect cities from hurricanes and provide breeding grounds for fish and wildlife. Zoe Sullivan reports

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WWNO News Features
12:30 am
Mon May 10, 2010

Bard Early College in New Orleans

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