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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    Feodora Chiosea
    April 11, 2019 - 11:44 am

    What helps your credit score?  What hurts it?  What are the best ways to build it up?  What do you do if there's a problem on your credit report?  Should you keep a credit card open even if you're...

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    April 09, 2019 - 11:48 am

    I realize that title belongs to Fyodor Dostoevsky, and I would never steal it because that would constitute a crime for which I should be punished.  Some people don’t fear punishment, so they are...

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    April 05, 2019 - 1:49 pm

    We had a spirited discussion today about the Electoral College. Should it stay, or should it go? Is it fair? What did the Founding Fathers say? Does it favor one party over the other?

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    March 28, 2019 - 12:02 pm

    Back in the day, I used to make a wager or two, or twenty, on college and NFL football. I knew a bookie who took the bets. A couple of things made me stop.  One of them is that it’s hard to win. ...

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    March 01, 2019 - 2:11 pm

    Twelve dollars and 57 cents. That’s all Rhonda and T-Boo had left open on their credit cards. It was Lundi Gras, and she felt lower than a house built prior to Katrina because she desperately...

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    February 26, 2019 - 8:47 am

    “It’s not what you achieve in life; it’s what you overcome.”

    That quote is attributed to “Pudge” a.k.a. Major League Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk.  He could have been talking about...

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