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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    USA TODAY Sports
    July 31, 2019 - 12:04 pm

    Every now and then you hear a sound bite and you immediately know it’s going to become iconic. If often happens in the NFL. Remember…

    “What’s that? Ah – Playoffs? Don’t talk about –...

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    July 25, 2019 - 11:40 am

    I’ve gotten many a head-scratching text via our 870-870 listener text line but none more so than this in relation to a discussion about climate change. It read: "Climate change is a hoax. The...

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    July 24, 2019 - 6:12 am

    =I think we all know what everybody will be thinking about today.  And that is the start of Saints training camp in two days.  But that’s just here. In other places around the country all eyes and...

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    July 16, 2019 - 11:08 am

    A lot has been made of “ICE raids” or “ICE roundups” which, to me, is unfortunate due to the negative connotations of both phrases.  They should be referred to as ICE ENFORCING THE LAW.

    The...

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    July 08, 2019 - 3:47 pm

    USA! USA!! USA!!! That’s what I was chanting yesterday as I sat in Merv, my favorite TV chair, and watched the US women’s soccer team win their second consecutive World Cup. Yes, I did name the...

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    ChiccoDodiFC
    July 03, 2019 - 10:51 am

    "Intuitive Revulsion" 

    I’d never heard that phrase before, and yet it succinctly summed up exactly what I was feeling.  But more on that later.

    Nutria, as you probably already know,...

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    June 03, 2019 - 11:46 am

    We were all saddened to hear of the passing of another New Orleans institution Saturday morning. But this time it wasn’t a building or a business. It was one of New Orleans’ originals. It was one...

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