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New Orleans, LA – A journalist who spent eight years covering drug wars in the United States and Columbia, spoke about his experiences in April at UNO. WWNO's Paul Maassen had a chance to speak with him.

New Orleans, LA – New Orleans Jazz giant Danny Barker would have turned 100 this year. This year's French Quarter Festival opened with a tribute show to Danny and his wife, singer Blue Lu Barker. Eve Abrams brings us this story.

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New Orleans –

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New Orleans –

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New Orleans –

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New Orleans –

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New Orleans, LA – Bryan Batt talks about growing up and developing his acting skills in New Orleans. Bryan stars as Sal Romano on the acclaimed TV series "Madmen"

New Orleans, LA – New Orleans is hoping to get a bigger share of maritime business when the Panama Canal expands in five years. But just how to get that bigger share is still not decided. Correspondent Eileen Fleming has more.

Port of New Orleans officials are anxious to get more container shipments once the Panama Canal doubles in size in 2014. So are city officials who want to attract more jobs. But the state hasn't decided the best way to accommodate the massive container vessels.

New Orleans – New Orleans' Tony Award winning actress, and now playwright, Mary Louise Wilson is looking to tickle your funny bone with the premiere of "Short Takes: An Evening of Comedies", presented by All Kinds of Theater at Le Chat Noir.

New Orleans –

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