New Orleans, LA – A Northshore organization which assists children and adults faced with disabling challenges is having an Equestrian Special Olympics on Saturday. Jollaine Schear has more on the story.
New Orleans, La. – The generator outside Karen Giamballuca's house was running strong while women inside sanded off drywall. They're part of the project supported by Capital One Bank and the United Way of Greater New Orleans to help families return home. Giamballuca says her home was so damaged that she thought it would be demolished. But her boss told her about the St. Bernard Project, and she discovered she qualified for help.
New Orleans, LA – The University of New Orleans recently hosted the Education Reforms Research Conference. One of the conference's keynote speakers sat down with WWNO's Angela Taylor to discuss public education reforms taking shape in New Orleans.
New Orleans, LA – Banu Gibson is one of the few jazz singers of her generation to remain loyal to the songs of the 1920's, 30's and 40's. She and her band have appeared in New Orleans and around the world.
New Orleans, La. – Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says oil companies have been kept informed of new drilling requirements as they developed. A ban was imposed shortly after the Deepwater Horizon explosion in April triggered a massive spill from BP's well.
"These deepwater rigs will have a very clear understanding of what is expected of them. So I expect we will see a resumption of deepwater drilling very soon."