Melissa In The Morning: X (Does Not) Mark The Spot

FILE PHOTO: The logo for social media platform X, following the rebranding of Twitter, is seen covering the old logo in this illustration taken, July 24, 2023. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

Melissa In The Morning: X (Does Not) Mark The Spot

Did you know: cooking remains by far the leading cause of U.S. home fires, with nearly half (49 percent) of all home fires involving cooking equipment? Ahead of Thanksgiving and holiday celebration, what should you do to avoid house fires? We spoke with Bridgeport Fire Chief Lance Edwards and Lt. Louie Santiago. (0:00)

We have some nutrition and health tips for you ahead of holidays. Registered dietician and nutritionist, Melissa Keeney, shares valuable information if you are worried about your health while indulging throughout the most wonderful time of the year. (14:30)

Recently, Connecticut-based IBM decided to pull its advertising on X, formerly known as Twitter. IBM says the move comes amid concerns that its ads had appeared next to pro-Nazi posts. We got some business perspective from BRBC President, Dan Onofrio; should businesses follow this decision and is bad publicity always considered good news for companies in the end? (24:24)

Science you may not Know: the Connecticut River is clogged by a newly discovered invasive plant. What is it? Where did it come from? How can we stop it from spreading more? David Mestre explains why the answer is not that simple…(34:07)

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