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Bill Advances In Senate That Would Increase Louisiana’s Oil And Gas Royalties, Restoration Money

A bill that could increase the amount of royalty money Louisiana gets from offshore oil and gas drilling advanced in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday . The bill, called the Conservation of America’s Shoreline Terrain and Aquatic Life Act, or COASTAL Act , is sponsored by Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La). It would reduce how much oil and gas money goes to the federal government, and increase the amount that goes to states along the Gulf of Mexico -- Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama.

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Ian McNulty

Where Y’Eat: How New Orleans Makes All-American Thanksgiving Its Own

New Orleans is famous for restaurants. But if you really want to understand New Orleans food culture, there’s no better place than around the home table. This is where the bigger picture of the New Orleans food obsession unfurls.

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Impeachment Hearings Wrap As Fiona Hill Slams GOP's 'Fictional' Ukraine Account

Updated at 4:40 p.m. ET Fiona Hill, who served as the top Russia expert on the National Security Council before resigning last summer, criticized Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee for advancing theories that Ukraine, and not Russia, interfered with the 2016 presidential election. Testifying on the third and final day of impeachment hearings before the panel this week, Hill said, "I would ask that you please not promote politically driven falsehoods that so clearly advance...

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American Routes Shortcuts: Robert Finley

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In his mid-sixties, Robert Finley is finally getting his due. After serving in an Army band, working as a carpenter, and busking, Robert’s talents were discovered in 2015 by Music Maker Relief Foundation. He released a debut album, “Age Don’t Mean a Thing.” Robert later connected with Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys, who produced the next one, “Goin’ Platinum.” Robert Finley took us back to his youth in Winnsboro, Louisiana. 

 

A summary of New Orleans Public Radio's top local news stories as aired during All Things Considered.

Ian McNulty

New Orleans is famous for restaurants. But if you really want to understand New Orleans food culture, there’s no better place than around the home table. This is where the bigger picture of the New Orleans food obsession unfurls.

A summary of the top local news stories as aired by New Orleans Public Radio News during All Things Considered.

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Ten candidates are taking the stage for the November Democratic Debate in Atlanta, amid public hearings in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. NPR reporters will be providing fact checks and analysis throughout the debate. Follow along.

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A bill that could increase the amount of royalty money Louisiana gets from offshore oil and gas drilling advanced in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday.

The bill, called the Conservation of America’s Shoreline Terrain and Aquatic Life Act, or COASTAL Act, is sponsored by Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La). It would reduce how much oil and gas money goes to the federal government, and increase the amount that goes to states along the Gulf of Mexico -- Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama.

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This week on Thinking Outside the Book: Susan Larson talks with author and linguist Shane Lief about how drumming informs his writing.

By now, you have no doubt heard that on Saturday night, Governor John Bel Edwards won re-election over Republican challenger Eddie Rispone. 

But how did the Democrat incumbent score victory in ruby-red, Louisiana?

To talk through the results, I'm joined by demographer and Edward's campaign consultant, Greg Rigamer.

An afternoon summary of regional / local news heard on New Orleans Public Radio's broadcast of All Things Considered.

This week on Inside the Arts, physically daring, gravity defying dancers will stretch your imagination as the New Orleans Ballet Association presents Pilobolus in the Louisiana premiere of Shadowland: The New Adventure. Pilobolus co-artistic director Renée Jaworski joins us by phone.

Then, conversation with jazz vocalist Karrin Allyson. WWNO's Fred Kasten catches up with the multi-Grammy nominee who is gearing up for concert performances this week in New Orleans.

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Le Show For The Week Of November 17, 2019

This week on Le Show Harry brings us News Outside the Bubble, News of the Atom, Your Brain on the War on Drugs, News of the Godly, Harry Reads the Trades, News of the Olympic Movement, The Appresidentice, The Apologies of the Week, plus music from Snarky Puppy, B.B. King, Dean Martin, and Derek Smalls.

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THE READING LIFE

The Reading Life with John McCusker, Shane Lief; Zachary Lazar and Deborah Luster

This week on The Reading Life: Photographer John McCusker and writer Shane Lief talk about their new book, “Jockomo: The Native Roots of Mardi Gras Indians.” We’ll celebrate Words and Music: A Literary Feast in New Orleans with excerpts from my interview with Zachary Lazar (whose "Vengeance" is the One Book One New Orleans selection) and Deborah Luster, which was conducted August 28 as part of the Historic New Orleans Collection’s Art of the City Book Club. The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra will premiere a work inspired by “Vengeance,” Saturday, November 23.

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FOOD & DINING

Ian McNulty

Where Y’Eat: Food Finally Takes Flight at the New Orleans Airport

We have a new airport in New Orleans, and you have questions. How do we get there, how long does security take, where’s my Uber? Right now, I think the answers vary.

But when it comes to the food at the New Orleans airport now, I can tell you this: it’s a game changer.

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