Tommy Tucker, WWL First News

M-F 6-10am

It’s a good day getting started! Wake up to great conversation with Tommy Tucker. Weekday mornings are an adventure as we explore the day's hot topics and bring you all the news, sports, weather & real-time traffic you need to start your day off on the right foot. Want the pulse of New Orleans? Check in with Tommy!

Tommy Tucker is an Algiers native, a graduate of Archbishop Shaw and the University of New Orleans. (Oh yea, and in NOLA, high school is VERY important : ) Tommy was a star on Entercom's oldies station, KOOL 95.7, then was drafted to join the WWL team after Katrina. He now has his "dream job" on the stage he loves & honors, modeling after his heroes - Bob Ruby, David Tyree & Garland Robinette. T-Tucker is a proud dad & a big fan of smart, funny people. Oh...and GEAUX Tigers & WHO DAT!

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    May 18, 2017 - 4:24 pm

    On Wednesday, the Louisiana Senate Labor Committee approved a bill by a 4-2 vote.  What would that bill do, you ask?  It would raise the minimum wage here in the Bayou State.  State Senator Troy...

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    April 03, 2017 - 12:13 pm

    I get all kinds of calls at WWL.  Some make me laugh, some pique my interest more than others and some make me wonder if the person on the other end of the line is really serious about what they’...

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    March 29, 2017 - 12:21 pm

    Smokers beware!!!  They’re coming after you again.  A bill has been pre-filed for the upcoming legislative session that would raise the taxes on a pack of cigarettes by 22 cents.  You’re already...

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    March 28, 2017 - 2:16 pm

    How should we fund TOPS?  That’s really the big question.  Poll after poll shows Louisianans want the program fully funded, with recipients getting their whole awards; but TOPS is only funded at...

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    March 24, 2017 - 11:16 am
    Do we take drunk driving seriously?  Just this week, a 27 year old woman, who already had two drunk driving offenses in the past nine months, crashed into another car on the Causeway in an accident...
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    March 23, 2017 - 12:24 pm
    Way back in 2000, after we narrowly escaped the Y2K disaster (insert eye roll emoji here) a television show premiered on The Learning Channel called “Trading Spaces."  The premise was pretty simple...
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    March 17, 2017 - 11:37 am
    I HATE losing my temper. I hate losing my temper so badly that once I do, I get angry that I got angry; and you can see where that could rapidly spin out of control. I lost my temper on Friday with...
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