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5:05 pm
Mon June 27, 2011

Opening Statements Begin For Danziger Trial

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10:54 pm
Fri June 24, 2011

Tulane Energy Expert Says Opening Oil Reserves Will Drop Gas Prices Temporarily

New Orleans, La. – Eric Smith says tapping the reserve for 30 days at a million barrels a day will likely lower prices, but the effect will be temporary.

"Probably a month from now you could expect to see some effect on gasoline prices, but it will only last for a month because everyone who deals in oil and gas knows it's only a 30-day program."

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WWNO News Reports
9:19 pm
Wed June 22, 2011

US Ambassador to Russia Opens WW II Museum Exhibit On His Father, Reviews US-Russia Relations

New Orleans, La. – Ambassador Beyrle says the new exhibit outlines his father Joe's rare wartime experience, starting with his parachuting into Normandy on D-Day.

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WWNO News Reports
9:15 pm
Wed June 22, 2011

Jury Selection Set For Danziger Bridge Trial

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WWNO News Reports
7:17 pm
Wed June 22, 2011

UNO Could Merge Into University of Louisiana System

New Orleans, La. – The proposal comes after Governor Jindal failed to merge UNO with Southern University of New Orleans, a move that was strongly opposed by SUNO students and administrators. The switch to the University of Louisiana system is seen as a good fit by some at UNO. Susan Krantz is dean of the College of Liberal Arts.

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WWNO News Reports
7:31 pm
Tue June 21, 2011

Volunteers Train To Help City With Hurricane Evacuations

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8:13 pm
Mon June 20, 2011

Solar Power Gaining Users In New Orleans

New Orleans, La. – Solar panels and other equipment was set up on Magazine Street over the weekend, where shoppers could ask experts about the renewable energy. Forest Bradley-Wright of the Alliance for Affordable Energy says New Orleans is at the forefront of the national solar movement. He says much of the city's rebuilding efforts include solar technology.

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WWNO News Reports
10:52 pm
Fri June 17, 2011

New Orleans Still Facing Budget Shortfall

New Orleans, La. – The latest figures show a nearly $29 million-dollar shortfall. Mayor Mitch Landrieu says city employees will NOT face cutbacks.

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WWNO News Reports
10:49 pm
Fri June 17, 2011

Mayor Landrieu Rallies For Medical Center Support

New Orleans, La. – Mayor Landrieu says the new hospital proposed alongside the new Veterans Administration hospital is a sound investment. Critics contend the new state hospital is too big and too expensive.

"We don't know whether it's too big or not because the business plan has not yet been completed."

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WWNO News Reports
10:47 pm
Wed June 15, 2011

Record-Size Dead Zone Predicted

New Orleans, La. – Professor Nancy Rabalais of the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium says two factors are combining to form a dead zone predicted to be the size of Delaware and New Jersey. That's more than 9400 miles covered on the bottom of the Continental shelf.

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