Eve Troeh was WWNO's first-ever News Director, hired to start the local news department in 2013. She left WWNO in 2017 to serve as Sustainability Editor at Marketplace.
Myra Engrum works, cares for her son, has friends and is active in church. She's done things "right." But for the second time in 11 years, she's picking up the pieces of her storm-ravaged life.
Drug traffickers are making their own Fentanyl, a powerful opioid pain medication used for extreme medical conditions, and selling it mixed with or instead of heroin. Much cheaper to make than heroin, and exponentially more potent, it's easier for users to overdose on Fentanyl. In New Orleans, Fentanyl deaths now outpace the murder rate.
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.