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Features
4:07 am
Thu September 18, 2008

Charleston Mayor Riley Speaks about Rebuilding New Orleans

The mayor of Charleston, South Carolina, Joseph Riley, Jr., spoke at a luncheon in New Orleans today. But before he did he spoke with WWNO's Jack Hokpe.

Film
3:27 am
Thu September 18, 2008

Franklin Martin's film "Walking On Dead Fish"

The triumph of the human spirit looms large in "Walking On Dead Fish," a post-Katrina documentary by filmmaker Franklin Martin.

Its premiere comes at the height of a very active hurricane season and is told through the eyes of a small town football team that turned adversity into victory, uplifting an entire community.

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Features
2:58 am
Wed September 17, 2008

NOMA Displays "Coping with Katrina" Part 2

Part 2 of "NOMA Displays 'Coping with Katrina'".

This past weekend, a photography exhibit commemorating the three year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina opened at the New Orleans Museum of Art, across the hall from another Katrina-related exhibit which showcases the artwork of children. This second exhibit, called Coping with Katrina, is a result of NOMA's art therapy initiative. 

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Features
2:41 am
Wed September 17, 2008

NOMA Displays "Coping with Katrina" Part 1

This past weekend, a photography exhibit commemorating the three year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina opened at the New Orleans Museum of Art, across the hall from another Katrina-related exhibit which showcases the artwork of children. This second exhibit, called "Coping with Katrina", is a result of NOMA's art therapy initiative.

NOPD
3:24 am
Wed September 10, 2008

NOPD Superintendent Riley says police "performed well"

New Orleans Police Superintendent Warren Riley.

New Orleans Police Superintendent Warren Riley says his department performed well during Hurricane Gustav; he checked with the department's Public Integrity Division and no complaints have been filed against officers. He says officers will continue to concentrate on anti-looting measures. About 50 people have been arrested for multiple counts of looting, and the number of incidents is declining.

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Hurricane Gustav
2:59 am
Wed September 10, 2008

Mayor Nagin Evaluates Evacuation

New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin.

Mayor Ray Nagin is taking a look at how the city handled Hurricane Gustav, while keeping a close eye on the track of Hurricane Ike.

Louisiana National Guard
2:58 am
Tue September 9, 2008

Lousiana National Guardsmen Affected by Gustav

While people in New Orleans get back to their routines after Hurricane Gustav, some in the Louisiana National Guard have put their own recovery on hold while they pitch in where they're assigned.

Some members of the 141st Field Artillery unit took a break from setting up distribution points for people to pick up food and supplies to speak with WWNO. They had all been in Baghdad when Hurricane Katrina hit.

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Arts & Culture
5:52 am
Thu July 31, 2008

New Orleans Return the Favor to Midwest

Recent flooding in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Just as the New Orleans theater community received from New York after Katrina, Cedar Rapids Iowa will receive from New Orleans when Le Chat Noir Cabaret presents HeartSong 2. WWNO's Deb Albertson tells us how and why the singers are honing their craft for Thursday night's performance.

WWNO News Features
11:54 am
Wed July 16, 2008

New Entertainment Center Coming to East Bank

Portrait of Marie Laveau, after a painting by Frank Schneider, in turn after George Catlin; the original hangs in the Cabildo in New Orleans.

"Blaine Kern's Entertainment Complex" will renew part of the riverfront.

St. Charles Avenue Streetcar
4:17 am
Mon June 30, 2008

Historic Streetcar Line Comes All The Way Back!

Locals as well as visitors to New Orleans can enjoy the entire legendary St. Charles Avenue streetcar line. It now runs all the way to the end of the line at Claiborne and Carrollton. WWNO's Deb Albertson reports.

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