Eve Troeh

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10 Years After Katrina, New Orleans' Brass Bands March On

Thursday, August 20, 2015

One of New Orleans' signature traditions is the second line — the weekly brass band parades. But after Hurricane Katrina, a lot of people worried the tradition would become history.


The Sounds of What Katrina Left Behind

Thursday, August 13, 2015

A decade after Hurricane Katrina devastated large parts of New Orleans, New Orleans Public Radio developed a podcast to capture the sights and sounds of the city's debris.

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Louisiana Inmate To Be Freed After 43 Years In Solitary Confinement

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

After 43 years in solitary, a federal judge on Tuesday called for the unconditional release of prisoner Albert Woodfox. Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is fighting the order.


A Once-Guarded Tradition Spills Open In New Orleans' Streets

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The Mardi Gras Indians have become a central part of the city's celebrations, but there was a time when residents found them mysterious and outsiders even considered them dangerous.


Scientists Catch Up On The Sex Life Of Coral To Help Reefs Survive

Thursday, March 19, 2015

It's all in the timing. Biologists haven't been able to breed embryos of the rare, pillar coral in the lab because it's been tough to catch the creatures in the act.


Forget Beads: Cajun Mardi Gras Means A Grand, Drunken Chicken Chase

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Courir de Mardi Gras is an old tradition in rural Louisiana. From early morning on, costumed revelers go house to house, drinking, singing and collecting ingredients for a big ole pot of gumbo.


French Quarter Sees Violent Crime Surge; Residents Demand Changes

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The neighborhood popular with tourists is no longer an exception to New Orleans' stubborn crime rate. A recent run of robberies has residents criticizing city leaders and calling for more protection.


In Louisiana, Cheaper Gas Can Pump People Full Of Anxiety

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

When oil prices dropped in the 1980s, Louisiana was hit hard. The impacts of this latest drop have yet to be fully felt, but the City of New Orleans is more resilient this time.


Learning to Love the Entirely Inadequate but Completely Indispensable Disaster Industry

Friday, October 31, 2014

Huge storms like Katrina and Sandy are here to stay; the firms that manage recoveries should be, too. But if this is going to work, five big things need to change.


Why Do We Keep Getting Disaster Recovery Wrong?

Thursday, October 30, 2014

NJ Spotlight
Two years after Sandy and nearly a decade after Katrina, a look at how we screwed up and what we have learned.


The Other Industry That’s Too Big to Fail

Thursday, October 30, 2014

New Jersey Public Radio
NJ Spotlight
Only a few large companies are able to manage disaster recovery efforts. That's how New Jersey and Louisiana ended up hiring and firing the same two firms.

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A New Museum To Celebrate Southern Food (And You Can Eat The Exhibits)

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The Southern Food and Beverage Museum in New Orleans is re-imagining what a museum can be. There's plenty of scholarship, but also taste-testing — and a mission to help budding food entrepreneurs.


La. Shrimpers Complain Low Prices Aren't Worth Their Effort

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Hundreds of Louisiana shrimping boats are docked this week, their nets dry. Shrimpers want more money for their catch. Current prices barely allow them to cover their fuel bills.

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New Orleans Makes Big Push To Get More Cops On The Streets

Sunday, August 17, 2014

The city is losing about 100 officers a year to retirements and resignations. To beef up the force, New Orleans is speeding up background checks and relaxing some requirements for the job.


Ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Sentenced In Corruption Case

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Nagin has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. His corruption case involves the trading of city contracts and favors for cash and kickbacks. He left office in 2010 and was indicted in 2013.


New Orlean's Murder Rate Drops, But Violence Is Rampant

Friday, July 04, 2014

A young woman has died following last weekend's shoot-out on a busy part of Bourbon Street in New Orleans. Nine other passers-by were wounded by the gunfire.


Deepwater, Center-Stage: Disaster Through Survivors' Eyes

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Spill tells the story of the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Eve Troeh of WWNO reports that the playwright, who helped create The Laramie Project, crafted the drama from interviews with real participants.


It's A New Orleans Mantra, But Using 'Who Dat' May Cost You

Monday, November 11, 2013

Residents say the phrase "Who Dat" is part and parcel of New Orleans culture. The chant opens Saints football games, and "Who Dat" can now be found on T-shirts and storefronts throughout the city. But a Texas company says it owns the ubiquitous phrase — and recently filed a lawsuit to stake its claim.


BP Wants To Halt Deepwater Horizon Claims Process

Thursday, September 05, 2013

BP is fighting the settlement it agreed to last summer that let the oil company avoid thousands of potential lawsuits over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. BP now says the claim process is corrupt and wants to stop all the money flowing from its claims fund.


Pie-Deprived New Orleans Roots For Bakery, A Year After Fire

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Eating a Hubig's fried fruit pie has been a ritual for decades for the local food-obsessed in New Orleans. But a year ago, a fire destroyed the baking facility and much of its custom machinery from the 1920s. Rebuilding is a long and expensive road, but fans are eagerly awaiting the bakery's comeback.