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Hurricane Gustav Announcement/Information

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For the duration of Hurricane Gustav, WWNO will broadcast network programming. We are doing this so that our staff and their families may safely evacuate. We will return as soon as possible after the storm.

Best Wishes For Everyone's Saftey, Paul Maassen WWNO GM.

Current info on the storm http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/.

Here is a list of some of the State agencies and other hurricane related resources:

American Red Cross
www.preparelouisiana.redcross.org
(866) GET-INFO or (866) 438-4636

Southeast Louisiana Chapter (Greater New Orleans)
(800) 229-8191

Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
www.dotd.louisiana.gov
Customer Service Center
(225) 379 1232
Toll -free (877) LADOTD
or (877) 452-3683

Louisiana Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
www.ohsep.louisiana.gov
(225) 925-7500

Louisiana State Police
www.lsp.org
Road Closure Information (800) 469-4828
Troop B (Kenner) (800) 964-8076
Troop L (Covington) (888) 339-8659

Louisiana Department of Social Services
www.dss.state.la.us

Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
www.dhh.state.la.us

Louisiana Attorney General
Hurrican Hotline
(800) 351-6712

U.S Department of Homeland Security
www.ready.gov

National Weather Service
www.srh.noaa.gov

Paul arrived at WWNO as general manager in March 2008. Since his arrival, Paul has strengthened the station’s finances, introduced new national news and information programs, revamped the digital WWNO2 schedule to complement 89.9, and launched digital WWNO3 as an all-jazz channel. He has placed new emphasis on WWNO’s role in the community, devoting resources to local news reporting and cultural features, and encouraging new collaborations among New Orleans’ cultural organizations and the region’s public media.

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