More than 300,000 families in Louisiana can expect to receive their February food stamps this week - about ten days earlier than normal - as the partial federal government shutdown continues.
ARTS & CULTURE
New Orleans' Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Planning Commission is coordinating several events across the city in commemoration of Dr. King's birthday (Tuesday, January 15). Events include a day of service on Saturday (January 19) and a march on Monday (January 21).
President Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen acknowledged on Thursday that he schemed to rig online polls that sought to make Trump seem like a more plausible presidential candidate. The story was first reported by The Wall Street Journal . In a tweet following the report, Cohen said he sought to help Trump's political aspirations, having been directed by the candidate. "What I did was at the direction of and for the sole benefit of [Trump]," he wrote . "I truly regret my blind...
FOOD & DINING
On this week’s show, we delve into the wonderful world of cookbooks. We begin with Chef Isaac Toups , who collaborated with acclaimed food writer Jennifer Cole on his debut cookbook, Chasing the Gator . The book pulls back the curtain on the new guard of Cajun cooking. Visit our website to hear a full-length Quick Bites podcast with Isaac , which includes a cracklins tasting and a round of Cajun games.