Melissa In The Morning: A Look At What Killed Jimmy Buffett

FILE PHOTO: Singer Jimmy Buffett performs during NBC's 'Today' show Summer Concert Series in New York City, U.S., July 29, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

Melissa In The Morning: A Look At What Killed Jimmy Buffett

Significant changes in FDA eligibility officially started at the Red Cross has recently implemented. John Godin with the Connecticut chapter explains the major changes and what it could mean for donations nationwide. He also touched on national preparedness month and what to have in your hurricane kit. (0:00)

Adam’s House is a non-profit organization in Shelton providing support to families grieving the loss of a loved one. We learned about its purpose, the programming and upcoming events meant to support their work. (12:54)

Singer Jimmy Buffett, died last week at the age of 76 after reportedly battling a rare form of skin cancer. We spoke to Dr. Jill Rubinstein with Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute St. Vincent’s Medical Center. She explained merkel cell carcinoma and how rare it is compared to melanoma. (26:06)

The Bridgeport Film Festival is returning this weekend. It got us thinking about the arts in the Park City. Dan Onofrio from the Bridgeport Regional Business Council talked about integrating the arts with business. We also talked about the latest with the Barnum Museum since it was designated a National Historic Landmark. (34:27)

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