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Assorted stories from WWNO-FM

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Katrina: The Debris // Resilience

8/24/2015
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Well, we’ve made it. Almost. It’s been a long, hot summer and this is our last episode as we come up on the tenth anniversary of Katrina. The city is...

Duration: 00:24:38


Katrina: The Debris // Newcomers

8/17/2015
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Lots of people who visit New Orleans today are surprised to find the city in such good shape. The rebuilding effort has been long, arduous, and largely...

Duration: 00:25:26


Katrina: The Debris // The Debris

8/10/2015
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This week on Katrina: The Debris, we're exploring the actual debris — the stuff left behind when the winds died down and the floodwaters receded....

Duration: 00:16:34


Katrina: The Debris // Mental Health

8/3/2015
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The devastation of Hurricane Katrina and the floods that followed is most visible in pictures of ruined houses and people’s destroyed possessions lying...

Duration: 00:15:00


Katrina: The Debris // Missing

7/27/2015
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According to numbers from the US Census and the IRS, 236,970 people left Louisiana between the summer of 2005 and the summer of 2006, mostly because of...

Duration: 00:22:53


Katrina: The Debris // Education

7/20/2015
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Of all the changes New Orleans has seen in the ten years since Katrina, the restructuring of the city's public school system is perhaps the most drastic...

Duration: 00:23:13


Katrina: The Debris // Nueva Orleans

7/13/2015
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According to a study by the Data Center, the Hispanic population of the New Orleans metro area has nearly doubled since the year 2000. Many people...

Duration: 00:19:30


Katrina: The Debris // Houston

7/6/2015
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Nearly a quarter of a million people evacuated to Houston from New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, and in 2006 there were still...

Duration: 00:24:57


Katrina: The Debris // On The Road

6/29/2015
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You don't realize how much you appreciate traffic lights until you have to drive around a city without any. This week on Katrina: The Debris, getting...

Duration: 00:19:54


Katrina: The Debris // Generations

6/22/2015
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New Orleans is a family city. Grandparents and grandkids, cousins, aunts and uncles often live in the same house, share the same traditions. When...

Duration: 00:26:44


Katrina: The Debris // Ingredients

6/15/2015
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The root of the word “restaurant” is in fact the French verb restaurer​, to restore. And New Orleans restaurateurs, the proprietors, were seen as key...

Duration: 00:19:08


Katrina: The Debris // Incredible By Modern Standards

6/1/2015
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Incredible by Modern Standards— June 1 New Orleans is a weather town. As hurricane season begins, hear the most emotional federal weather bulletin ever...

Duration: 00:17:52