Eve Troeh http://mtpr.org en Voters In New Orleans Give Mayor Mitch Landrieu 2nd Term http://mtpr.org/post/voters-new-orleans-give-mayor-mitch-landrieu-2nd-term Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>Over the weekend New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu celebrated a big reelection victory. In triumph, the mayor reflected on the city's recovery from Hurricane Katrina back in 2005.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF SPEECH)<p>MAYOR MITCH LANDRIEU: We got up. We dusted ourselves off. We took that first step. And then we took another. We pressed on and we as a people have come back strong.<p>MONTAGNE: Still, there are plenty of problems facing Landrieu in his second term - among them high unemployment and crime. Mon, 03 Feb 2014 10:01:00 +0000 Eve Troeh 14463 at http://mtpr.org BP Wants To Halt Deepwater Horizon Claims Process http://mtpr.org/post/bp-wants-halt-deepwater-horizon-claims-process 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.<p>Just after the spill, when oil was still gushing into the Gulf, BP touted the $20 billion it set aside for claims. Thu, 05 Sep 2013 21:16:00 +0000 Eve Troeh 7883 at http://mtpr.org BP Wants To Halt Deepwater Horizon Claims Process Pie-Deprived New Orleans Roots For Bakery, A Year After Fire http://mtpr.org/post/pie-deprived-new-orleans-roots-bakery-year-after-fire Almost any kind of comeback gets New Orleans excited, since the city lost so much in the flood after Hurricane Katrina. That goes especially for food.<p>One year ago Saturday, New Orleans lost a beloved brand when Hubig's pie bakery burned to the ground. The hand-held, fruit-filled crescents, fried golden-brown, had been delivered fresh to more than 1,000 local stores each morning.<p>Pie fans have come out in droves to support the company. Sat, 27 Jul 2013 09:46:00 +0000 Eve Troeh 5951 at http://mtpr.org Pie-Deprived New Orleans Roots For Bakery, A Year After Fire Two Newspapers Battle It Out For The New Orleans Market http://mtpr.org/post/two-newspapers-battle-it-out-new-orleans-market Last year when New Orleans' main paper, <em>The Times-Picayune,</em> laid off dozens of newspaper employees and cut its circulation to three times a week, residents were shocked.<p>Sharron Morrow and her friends had bonded over the morning paper at a local coffee shop for the past 20 years.<p>"I've stopped my subscription, and I mourn the paper almost every day," she says.<p><strong>Shifting Media Players</strong><p>Newspaper circulation has been <a href="http://stateofthemedia.org/2012/newspapers-building-digital-revenues-proves-painfully-slow/newspapers-by-the-numbers/">rapidly declining</a> Wed, 29 May 2013 20:10:00 +0000 Eve Troeh 3130 at http://mtpr.org Two Newspapers Battle It Out For The New Orleans Market At Jazz Fest, Photographers Have A Culture All Their Own http://mtpr.org/post/jazz-fest-photographers-have-culture-all-their-own The 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival wraps up Monday. This weekend and last, 12 stages have mixed such marquee names as <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/102442872/fleetwood-mac" target="_blank">Fleetwood Mac</a>, <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=15172191" target="_blank">Phoenix</a> and <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=15221330" target="_blank">Los Lobos</a> with dozens of local bluesmen, soul belters and Cajun fiddle players. Sat, 04 May 2013 09:03:00 +0000 Eve Troeh 1898 at http://mtpr.org At Jazz Fest, Photographers Have A Culture All Their Own