An artist's journey
by Bill Clough
04:00 PM, Monday, October 12
PAWNEE – Few are the artists who can claim Hugh Hefner as their second-grade inspiration. Charles — or Charley, or Chip, or Chuck — Tucker is one of them. He is one of two craftsmen in the state who specializes in painting mascots on the floors of...

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