CAPITOL ACCESS

House Committee To Consider Sales Tax Break On Diapers And Feminine Hygiene Products

A House committee will get its turn Monday on a bill that would exempt diapers and feminine hygiene products from state sales tax.

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ARTS & CULTURE

The Reading Life with Ani DiFranco and Mary Miller

This week on The Reading Life: Susan talks with singer / songwriter / poet / activist / New Orleanian Ani DiFranco, whose new memoir is “No Walls and the Recurring Dream.” And novelist Mary Miller talks about her new book, “Biloxi.”

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1st Named Storm Of Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Develop Monday Night

The first named tropical storm of the 2019 Atlantic season could form late Monday or Monday night, according to a special bulletin from the National Hurricane Center. The low-pressure system is a few hundred miles southwest of Bermuda. Currently dubbed "Disturbance 1," the system has a 70% chance of developing into a tropical storm over the next 48 hours, the weather agency said in an update at 1:30 p.m. ET. The NHC says rain and thunderstorms inside the system are "showing signs of...

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Ray Nagin: Running a Rundown City

Nov 17, 2005

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Coming up, we'll hear more about efforts to rebuild after last month's major earthquake in Pakistan.

Nagin Holds Meeting for Displaced New Orleanians

Nov 8, 2005

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Katrina Cleanup Proceeds as Rita Approaches

Sep 20, 2005

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New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has issued a mandatory evacuation order for everyone in his flood-stricken city.

New Orleans Mayor: Thousands Could be Dead

Aug 31, 2005

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Coming up, we'll go to Mississippi, where now more than 100 people are thought to have died in Hurricane Katrina.

January Trivia Quiz

Jan 22, 2004

Test your knowledge with 10 tough questions about Woody Allen, Tom Hanks, and 1950s game shows...

Profile: New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin

Nov 5, 2003

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LE SHOW

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Le Show For The Week of May 19, 2019

This week on Le Show, Harry brings us News From Outside the Bubble, News of the Warm, This Is Your Brain On the War On Drugs, News of the Godly, News of Inspectors General, Apologies of the Week, original music selections, and more.

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THE READING LIFE

The Reading Life with Allison Levy

This week on The Reading Life: New Orleans native and art historian Allison Levy, whose new book is “House of Secrets: The Many Lives of a Florentine Palazzo.” Here’s what’s on tap in the literary life this week: Here in New Orleans: Casey Cep discusses and signs “Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee,” Sunday, May 12, at 2 p.m. at Garden District Book Shop. Judith Viorst discusses her new book “Nearing Ninety: And Other Comedies of Late Life,” Tuesday, May 14, from 7...

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Sticky Wicket is a new mini series out of WWNO and WRKF that takes on four historic clashes between Louisiana politicians and the media, one at a time.

FOOD & DINING

Evan Gregoire
Evan Gregoire

Louisiana Eats: Meet Your Farmers

Louisiana Eats ventures from land to sea to learn where our food comes from and meet the people responsible for bringing the bounty to our table.

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