Tommy Tucker, WWL First News

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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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    August 09, 2017 - 1:38 pm

    Just in case you’ve been on the moon or out of town, there was a flood on Saturday. For whatever the reason, the bad weather descended upon certain portions of New Orleans and it rained…and rained...

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    July 20, 2017 - 12:21 pm

    People are born every day. People get sick every day. People die every day. My daughter, when she was young, asked me why people had to die. As gently as I could, I explained that it’s the cycle...

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    July 14, 2017 - 12:07 pm

    Crime in New Orleans.  Those four words have become inexorably linked in our local lexicon.  But should they be? I had an interesting conversation with former NOPD superintendent turned Loyola...

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    July 01, 2017 - 2:08 pm

    While cutting the grass this morning and desperately trying to think about anything but passing out, I got to thinking. Now it may have been the heat, possibly the humidity or even the gas fumes...

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    June 05, 2017 - 4:40 pm

    Can we have an honest conversation about race?

    So I think we all know by now that somebody spray painted the “n word” on the gate of Lebron James’ house in California while there for a...

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    May 31, 2017 - 6:07 pm

    My gosh, I really love New Orleans.  I’ve been here all my life with the exception of 8 months to take a radio job in Las Vegas.  Everything was fine; they wanted to re-sign me.  But then I saw...

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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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