WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
5/22 9am Tommy, Senior health care
Do we abandon or mistreat our elders? The United Health Foundation says Louisiana is dead last when it comes to Senior Health. Do you know anybody that’s older and struggling? And are you worried that you’ll be forgotten when you age and are least capable of taking care of yourself? Tommy talks to Dr. Penny Walker, Senior Medical Director at United Health Care and Troy Duhon of GivingHopeNola.org about what we all can do to help Seniors.
anybody that's older and struggling and are you worried. Specially if your baby boomers that your day is common because a lot of people that don't have family or strange from their family. And he forgotten
5/22 8am Tommy, employer contractual agreements
Should your employer be able to dictate your beliefs on certain issues? Teachers from four San Francisco High Schools rallied against “morality clauses” in teacher’s contracts prohibiting homosexuality, same sex marriage, abortion, contraceptives or more. Can teachers be effective even if they don’t personally agree with the school’s policies? Tommy talks to Employment Attorney and Editorial Advisory Board Editor at HR Examiner, Heather Bussing.
in essence. Did they don't support homosexuality you won't engage in that same sex marriage abortion contraceptives. Artificial insemination and sometimes even living together. And here to talk with this about and had their blessing and employment
teaching religion or non that. In dosage you wanna engage in homosexuality same sex marriage abortion contraceptives artificial insemination and I've heard stories from teachers here. Where they had to sign. Contracts and that we won't live
5/22 7am Tommy, swarming TERMITES
Been hiding in your house in the dark to avoid…TERMITES? The swarms are out. Are they just a nuisance or can they damage your home? Plus is there anyway to protect yourself. And…have you ever had termite damage to your house? How bad was it? Tommy talks to Entomologist with Terminix, Ed Martin.
187. We also talked earlier about the NFL. And medium. And the Super Bowl . And do you they've basically extort city new stadiums out of cities. In order to have a Super Bowl in order to reward them one new loans we heard this week beating on to future super bulls. You know they got a 70000 as person waiting list to buy saint season tickets. And if the NFL is saying it's all about the fan experience their full of cool week. That's what I think. I think they're trying to extort. Money from city to seeing you both the new stadium previous Super Bowl . And I aegis got to wonder how much does the NFL one's. And when it comes as Super Bowl I think it's more about this city and what goes on in those two weeks prior to hit the carnival if you
5-21 9am Tommy, climate change as a national threat?
Is climate change a threat to national security? Tommy talks to James Elsner, a Professor of Geography at FSU, and Francesco Femia, Co-director of the Center for Climate and Security.
know security respect that you say it's what they're from Iran or North Korea or international terrorist groups. You know that they're there's politics and those discussions but usually. You know our policy makers come together. And side that something that happened and there's bipartisan. Consensus on the future I think there's been a lot of going. I'll let them get started to change or start to cheat so Republican leaders talked about the need to do something about climate change . I'll put it where it all comes down to its you know that the US military saying hey you know this. We we have to deal we have to be able to defend the United States in the interest abroad. Climate change is gonna quit. Pressure on the ability to view. So. You know a couple of scope it's triggered the the ultimate so
5/21 8am Tommy, the return of Pontchartrain Beach
Today, the New Orleans Levee authority will hear a proposal to reopen Pontchartrain Beach. Tommy asks listeners what will be the best use for the returning landmark?
from eastern and wept on the weekend now. At some kind of amusement . Park there and I mean have punch train beach at one time and another evil that live there probably drive in the net. Trees right now or drive and and a pot holes Walid be doing that anyway but. You would seem like a perfect venue for an amusement park and it was for a long time. Our. They're Wear them or why I'd. Don't really see we're ticket deal struck Japan.
5/21 7am Tommy, dolphin death linked to BP oil spill
Has mother nature cleansed the gulf of the BP oil spill? A federal report on the health of dolphins post BP oil spill is released. Are things getting back to the way they were, or will the effects last for decades? Tommy speaks to lead author of the NOAA study, Veterinary pathologist and Associate Professor at the College of Veterinary Medicine University of Illinois, Dr. Kathleen Colgrove and John Tesvich, President of the Louisiana Oyster Task Force.
a bad season wore. A natural cycle of things not being very good food that is gonna come back because it's all due to nature. Am and as I guess a question I had John is
5/21 6am Tommy, "Love and Marriage"
George Clooney recently talked about proposing to his now wife after dating for seven months. Is there a right amount of time before you should get hitched? Tommy talks to Relationship and family Therapist, author of “Dr. Karen's Marriage Manual” & “10 Seconds to Mental Health”, Dr. Karen Ruskin.
he. Completes it round. Would come back and talk about proposing because George Clooney apparently propose to lady. Betty and was on his knee. For a long time waiting for her. Two what I've used recently
it is that you were saying. Right now we're talking about proposals George Clooney says his then fiancee. Moment of relief fiancee girlfriend aghast kept him on his knees. For about a half an hour till
guy very light subject to wedges into Thursday. And Jordan Brothers obviously George Clooney . Talk about proposing to his now wife. And needed Eden. Ask your before hand discusses at a restaurant ages dropped to his
5-20 9am Tommy, ground troops against ISIS?
Tommy talks to Justin Logan, Director of Foreign Policy Studies at the Cato Institute, and Tzvi Kahn, Senior Policy Analyst at the Foreign Policy Initiative.
problem now is that we haven't really taken steps. To train. The Iraqi Army . Duties to his sides and as a result they've been doing a lot pretty lousy job. At a basically enabled crisis as
when we shall rocked the Wii with true. We lost. And the Iraqi Army . Outlet really in a position. To trade its options are trained to really. Grow into the force that would be needed and to prevent. Further attacks. So in the end you know we're gonna need two doses courses need to be trained. I think that's really the we do you worked on. Air Reyes during your large number of Iraqi Security Forces occupying Romani and a most troops flew ahead after ices fighters. Began their assault on the city and and it's not funny
take casualties. They're prepared to do what it takes. By contrast the Iraqi Army . Artistry our forces in particular are. And are really rampant with corruption. Either poorly trained. EU and they don't really they're not
5-20 8am Tommy, coyotes
Have you seen coyotes in your neighborhood? Tommy talks to Robin Beaulieu, the Animal Shelter Director for Jefferson Parish.
tonight no word on who's going to be the guest last night Bill Murray was there who was Letterman's first guest Al Davies and on a lot when he started doing a late night show when he jumped out of it he. Smeared icing all over everybody did Bill Murray and end. Was outside it Gary went right out the doors out on the history and leading people sing an hour were
5-20 7am Tommy, are NFL players paid too LITTLE?
Are NFL players paid too little or too much? Tommy takes your calls and talks to listeners.
saints right now that will make the saints hall of fame designs Drew Brees . And the other thing employers the NFL and what got us on compensation O'Dell Beckham says it is a inherently. Violent game.