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Love Letters from Wisconsin

Wed, 07/16/08
Dan and Paula Johnson from Wauwatosa, Wisconsin have taken their love affair with New Orleans and WWOZ to a whole new level. Read more

Chuck Carbo Passes

Tue, 07/15/08
Chuck Carbo, Rounder recording artist and original member of the Spiders, has passed. Funeral services are yet to be finalized. Hayward "Chuck" Carbo, the original lead singer of the 1950s R&B vocal group the Spiders, died in New Orleans on Friday, July 11, at age 82. The ... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for July, 2008

Tue, 07/15/08
Dear Listener, It's mid-summer and the station finds itself a-bustle with growth. We're bombarded by a bevy of engineers, volunteers and constructioneers building out offices and production areas at 'OZ central. This is a physical testimony to our new, long-term lease at ... Read more

Creole Tomato Dill Soup

Mon, 07/14/08
It might be the end of the Creole Tomato season, but there are still plenty of good tasting 'maters out there. Who doesn't like a good tomato soup? Plus, this recipe is much better than anything you can find in a can. How about a nice tomato soup for a hot day? Read more

July, 2008: We're Redoing the Studios and Offices!

Mon, 07/14/08
You can't slow down growth, and 'OZ is growing by leaps and bounds. Our studio and office space is growing, too, so WWOZ has gone to work with hammers and saws instead of broadcast trucks and mics. We have plans for many areas in our French Market home. We need to make roo... Read more

Roll with the NOPD Crisis Unit

Wed, 07/09/08
Authored by Eve Abrams
The New Orleans Police Department's Mobile Crisis Unit attends to the city's mentally ill on their worst days. Read more

Yoga in the Lower Ninth Ward

Tue, 07/08/08
Authored by David Weinberg
Michelle Baker is the owner of the Swan River Yoga Studio on Magazine Street, where she teaches yoga during the week. After the storm, she wanted to expand her practice beyond Magazine street and into some of the harder-hit neighborhoods of New Orleans. Read more

Rain or Shine Community Garden

Mon, 07/07/08
Authored by David Weinberg
Rain or Shine is a community organization that is looking to turn many of the city's blighted properties into community gardens. Today we take a trip to the garden where volunteers work with kids, teaching them the basics of gardening. Read more

Student Design Expo

Fri, 07/04/08
Authored by David Weinberg
The Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum has teamed up with several New Orleans Public Schools to teach kids design concepts by using hands-on projects. Read more

A Youth Documentary: Teen Baby Mamas

Thu, 07/03/08
Authored by Eve Abrams
Youth radio reporter Kadija Garner explores the issue of teen pregnancy in New Orleans. What are the options for pregnant teens? How are teen mothers judged by others and by themselves? Read more

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