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  • Jefferson Highway Overpass Demolition to Result in Major Traffic Impacts

    Jefferson Highway Overpass Demolition to Result in Major Traffic Impacts
    Starting January 8, the Jefferson Highway overpass will close to traffic in preparation for its demolition on January 10. The demolition is necessary to build the new signalized intersection at Clearview Parkway and Jefferson Highway, which is part of the...
  • Ex-Airport Director Pleads Guilty In Katrina Case

    Ex-Airport Director Pleads Guilty In Katrina Case
    The former director of aviation at New Orleans' Louis Armstrong International Airport has pleaded guilty in a Hurricane Katrina insurance fraud case. Sean Hunter pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court to obstruction of justice and is scheduled...
  • Former New Orleans Airport Board Head Quits

    Former New Orleans Airport Board Head Quits
    The former head of the governing board of Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport has resigned from the panel amid questions about his use of an airport credit card. Dan Packer quit Monday while saying he had documented every charge made on the...
  • Thursday, February 3, 2011

    5 a.m. Paint The Silence by South I'm Not Gonna Cry by Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings Steal My kisses by Ben Harper No Rain by Blind Melon 6 a.m. New Low by Middle Class Rut Lazy Eye by Silversun Pickups I Don't Love You No More by Kings Go Forth...
  • Thousands Of Sinatra And Other WWII Vinyl Records Discovered At Army Base

    Thousands Of Sinatra And Other WWII Vinyl Records Discovered At Army Base
    Thousands of pieces of history was discovered at the 'Old Madigan Hospital' complex during renovation efforts at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington. Officials say more than 8,000 vinyl records were found hidden between a narrow 16-inch wall space....
  • St. Tammany investigators identify missing woman's body; ex-husband turns himself in

    St. Tammany investigators identify missing woman's body; ex-husband turns himself in
    5/8/2012 UPDATE: St. Tammany Parish officials confirmed Tuesday that the body found Sunday night is that of missing woman Nicole Jefferson. Her ex-husband, Calvin Jefferson, is a suspect in her death. Calvin turned himself in Tuesday afternoon to the...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Coda for OASIS center ukulele player

    Ukulele player Bill Tapia, who was a regular participant in the OASIS Senior Center's ukulele club, died Friday in his Westminster home. He was 103 and died peacefully in his sleep, his website states. "With a career that spanned over 90 years, he was...
  • Pampy Barre's link to Armstrong International finally cut

    Pampy Barre's link to Armstrong International finally cut
    If you've ever wondered why the food at Louis Armstrong is terrible and lacks choices, look no further than Stan "Pampy" Barre. It was great news to hear that the city of New Orleans can finally free itself from the airport concession contract held by...
  • Local Recording Engineer finally honored

    Local Recording Engineer finally honored
    The New Orleanian who help give the world "Rhythm and Blues" will be enshrined in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Recording Engineer Cosmo Matassa is among ten new members. Matassa was the sound engineer for great artists like Fats Domino, Dave...
  • Friday, December 16, 2011

    5:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.   Bill Leff in for  Jonathon Brandmeier  5:35 a.m.  Join Bill Leff (in for Jonathon Brandmeier) as he broadcasts from Booby's in Niles as part of the Hometown Voices Tour.  9 a.m. - 12 p.m.   Mike McConnell     10:05 a.m.  Remember...
  • December 2011 Program Guide

    THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1 MANNING UP Has the feminist transformation of western society reduced men to a state of perpetual adolescence? YES says Kay Hymowitz, author of "Manning Up: How the Rise of Women Has Turned Men into Boys." NO says Marj Halperin of...
  • It's painfully obvious New Orleans has no plan for the future of Louis Armstrong International Airport

    It's painfully obvious New Orleans has no plan for the future of Louis Armstrong International Airport
    In the last two years alone, there have been no less than 3 plans floated for the airport in Kenner.  One that was formally announced basically abandoned the entire east side of the airport for air travel.  Concourses A and B would essentially cease to...