WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
8-27 8am Tommy, has New Orleans recovered from Katrina?
Tommy talks to Michael Henderson, Research Director at the Public Policy Research Lab & Assistant Professor of Mass Communication at LSU, about his study on whether the area has recovered from Katrina.
yeah or chic climate change is more propaganda from nut cases like Al Gore aides damned nonsense. And also an attack on capitalism. What drives me crazy among the many things that drives me crazy about
8-27 7am Tommy, Mayor Mitch Landrieu
Tommy talks to New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu. Tommy also talks to Dr. Richard Costa, an Assistant Prof. of Clinical Psychiatry at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine about the psychological impact of Katrina.
that. So how I remember it. But it wasn't it was a Baltimore Ravens that they played in the film on that Friday night. An antibody came out of the Delmon and turned on the radiance
8-27 6am Tommy, latest on tragedy in Virginia
Tommy talks to CBS correspondent Jim Krasula about the latest with a shooting in Virginia.
note. One of the stories that is yes trending red hot involved Sean Payton and taking a day off of training camp yesterday to bring his daughter. And it's easy Pepperdine is where she's gone. So apparently she doesn't play in the played the NFL level and I get that but. I just wonder if you have a problem with Sean Payton and ends up ready to gambler opinion poll taking a day off of training camp. And you know body beard data video blogs anything Bill Parcells would have done as. To drop his daughter off at college. And Dave Cohen made an excellent point is now ice you
I love to hear from you at 2601870. And if you were Sean Payton . The head coach of an NFL team opportunity of only 32 people. What would you have done six when he one time
texts from some people very angry about those that are upset about Sean Payton taken day off. To bring his cod daughter to college. And it tech's guns and you're kidding right he's a father no matter what he's job is really me and you just did it and I would have also. And I would have also like to set I did so. I don't know what you beef is now if you have a beef with people letter criticizing John Payton. I get bet. But is about Sean Payton not mean. And a coach in NFL team if I were the coach of the NFL team. I don't know because here's
8-26 Tommy, Black Lives Matter
Tommy takes your calls and talks to listeners about Black Lives Matter.
to diminish that at all. But we would've survived. Bad storms some power outages some limbs down but it would not have been a Katrina MI wrong. You're you're completely correct about that I mean it
8-26 7am Tommy, is Black Lives Matter racist?
Tommy takes your calls and talks to listeners about the Black Lives Matter movement and if it's racist.
not it's not a matter of black lives and at what. Hey Juan Dixon and no there's no reason to try to compete. What the true difference. Well but in terms of that in terms of there's no reason there. What about black children matter where I am aware fathers had a bit of a different way which is a bigger problem and country. A bigger problem for black people like police officers killing black people in custody hearing cars. Or. The problems within the black community with unwed mothers fathers not stand around. Education. An army. Torture like the problem where does not do in the black community that problem in America. The problem with well they're not in the black community . In the had a problem with all the leaning motherboard in getting pregnant before. Before it for the economy on a black
8-25 6am Tommy, what about Police Lives Matter
Tommy takes your calls and talks to listeners about Black Lives Matter and police/civilian interactions.
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on honest practically or was it just sheer emotion and happened. On Wall Street will talk when we come back six when he Tommy Tucker with mark rose a professor of finance. And two lanes prestigious. Freeman school of business if you have any questions or comments to 60187. Right now time for traffic on them. Tommy Tucker good talking to mark Rosen about the ups. And downs and I'm the stock market might explain if you will mark a professor of finance at Tulane again what effect China hands on Wall Street in terms of their market goes down so ours follows there there is goes up resumes up. Little bit that the reaction
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able. Two maintain this type of excitement that is going on. And Joseph Biden . It's getting closer and closer that Joseph Biden's going to jump and he got. The blessings of President Obama though Joseph Biden has long been considering a presidential bid. He is increasingly leaning toward entering the race. If it's still possible that he can
8-25 7am Bob, making groceries after Katrina
Bob Mitchell in for Tommy. Bob talks to Adrienne Mundorf, Policy & Advocacy Manager at the Tulane Prevention Research Center, about the number of grocery stores recovering in New Orleans.
one thing that we found it citywide. Its course and I think mark Martin's hair color it and it we. Or dirt on decreased more than half after the storm. We measured accurate. Come back and
8-25 6am Bob Mitchell, Katrina memories
Where did you make groceries after Katrina? What was your first hot meal after the storm? Bob takes your calls and talks to listeners.
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8-24 8am Bob Mitchell, prescription drugs too costly?
Bob Mitchell in for Tommy Tucker. Bob talks to David Howard, an Associate Professor of Health Policy & Management at Emory, about the high cost of prescriptions.
do people do. Who can afford their medicines. Well the number of drug companies will either give medications away for free through patient assistance programs or per patient to happen true. It will pay part of the Coke. That those programs are available for you know more high cost drugs drugs that patients. Who's out multiples loose multiple sclerosis cancer might take. For more common drugs like hypertension drugs there's not much assistance available supper I think it's important for people to keep in mind that is much that they out of pocket. Insurers are probably paying a lot more. K David I have to take a break cannot patrol Holden come back I have a couple more things. I wanna askew and if if view take prescription drugs . And you'd think the cost short too high. Where good opened up our phones are right after our conversation with Dave we'll
And using that tool they're able to negotiate lower prices were some drug companies . You know I don't really see the harvest now. Do you think drug company should be allowed to advertise on today. Our
that day you know the power as much. Offers much agree that drug companies get about the high prices at an outpatient prescription drug lord to realize there are only small share of health health cost.