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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
October 08, 2019 - 10:50 am
After Drew’s thumb injury and the worry that ensued, I think the Who Dat Nation breathed a collective sigh of relief after Teddy Bridgewater’s performance against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. Fear and trepidation were replaced by the chants of “TEDDY, TEDDY, TEDDY!” And justly so. But I’ve...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
September 16, 2019 - 1:31 pm
“It’s not what you ACHIEVE in life…it’s what you OVERCOME” Those words of wisdom were first spoken by Carlton “Pudge” Fisk, a catcher for the Boston Red Sox. I first became familiar with them when Paul Azinger, a professional golfer, used the phrase while he battled cancer. Both “Pudge” and “Zinger...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
September 12, 2019 - 10:57 am
I could, and would, eat birthday cake every morning…EVERY morning for breakfast. I could, and would, end lunch and dinner with a GIANT bowl of ice cream. The meals preceding the ice cream would consist of poboys, french fries, fried seafood, steak and…well you get the idea. I obviously can’t...
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September 10, 2019 - 9:28 am
By: Jordan Fiegel The first Monday Night Football game of the 2019 season turned out to be a nail-biter. WWL NFL analyst Mike Detillier, appearing on WWL First News with Tommy Tucker, thought it lived up to the billing "It was as advertised. I had a feeling this would be a razor-close game, come...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
September 06, 2019 - 10:28 am
Finally it’s here. The “end” of summer. Astronomically it occurs with the autumnal equinox, which, this year, happens on Monday September 23rd at 2:50 central time. In a fashion sense, summer ends with the celebration of Labor Day. Accordingly you’re committing a fashion faux pas if you wear white...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
September 04, 2019 - 10:26 am
How do you divvy up chores when it comes to your kids? Do you or should you tie it into an allowance? How do you raise a kid (or kids) who are willing to do their fair share of the family work but still understand the value of labor without creating mercenary, money-grubbing, little monsters who...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
August 13, 2019 - 10:48 am
Free is good. Free lunch is even better. Unfortunately, we all know that there’s no such thing as a free lunch. A slight majority of Americans think that a public college education should be free. The rationale is that K-12 education is free, so college should be free as well. Of course, the...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
August 06, 2019 - 11:00 am
Much has been said and written about emotions. To reduce it to its most common level…the purpose of emotions is to feel what we feel…so that we can feel better. And, hopefully, upon feeling better we will do what needs to be done so that others can feel better. I’m not sure emotion helps as it...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
August 01, 2019 - 12:55 pm
I’m sure we’ve all seen movies where, for whatever reason, the lead character somehow attains this marvelous ability to see into the near future. As a result they do what they can to prevent a disaster. Guess what? It’s not the stuff of celluloid. It happens every year at the start of summer, and...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
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 – playoffs? You kidding me? Playoffs. I just hope we can win a game!” - Jim Mora, Indianapolis Colts “They are who we...
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