Melissa in the Morning: Addressing Racism

Melissa in the Morning: Addressing Racism

One week after George Floyd was murdered during an arrest in Minneapolis, protests erupted across the country.
1. Officer Mike DeVito of Milford PD weighs in ((00:10))
2. Sgt. Robert Derry of State Police talks about blocking highways. ((14:04))
3. Brad Rumble, a protester, explains the importance of speaking up. ((23:13))

IMAGE CREDIT: Brad Rumble

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Cooking with Claud: Chicken Piccata

Cooking with Claud: Chicken Piccata

Recipe:
chicken breasts
2 eggs
2 tbsp. of wine or chicken broth
2 tbsp. of butter
2 tbsp. of lemon juice
3 tbsp. of olive oil
minced garlic
flour
Parmesan cheese
parsley flakes

1. Mix flour, cheese and parsley flakes on a plate. In a separate bowl, beat two eggs. Cover chicken in the mix — then dip into the egg — then back into flour mix.
2. Heat a frying pan with olive oil. Place chicken in hot oil until crisped. Keep warm in the oven.
3. Mix wine/broth, butter, lemon juice, oil and garlic — heat mixture in the pan and add the chicken back into the pan to soak in the mixture.
4. Garnish if you want, but enjoy!

Melissa in the Morning: Frontline workers back to normal?

Melissa in the Morning: Frontline workers back to normal?

1. Senator Blumenthal explains the importance of the Hero’s Act. ((00:10))
2. President of Hartford Healthcare Fairfield Region talks about current status of hospitals ((07:53))
3. Meet the new health director of Bridgeport. ((14:18))
4. What does the zoo look like during a pandemic? ((21:36))

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Melissa in the Morning: Blood Drives making a Comeback

Melissa in the Morning: Blood Drives making a Comeback

1. Nuvance Health bringing back elective surgeries. ((00:10))
2. Red Cross CT shares the latest on blood drive numbers. ((((06:03))
3. The NHL is making a comeback! ((12:50))
4. Epic launch today for Nasa ((18:44))
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Melissa in the Morning: Governor Lamont checks in

Melissa in the Morning: Governor Lamont checks in

Governor Lamont checks in just after wrapping up Memorial Day weekend. We saw a slight uptick in hospitalizations, find out why he’s NOT concerned. But also, the governor answers your questions about covid-19 and the state.

Unlike any other Memorial Day display

Unlike any other Memorial Day display

Melissa was flooded with messages and photos of the Memorial Day display at Eli Whitney School in Stratford. She got in touch with the principal of the school, Tori Florek, and heard about the 10-year tradition. Check it out!

Photo Credit: Ed Butler

Melissa in the Morning: Beach Plans

Melissa in the Morning: Beach Plans

1. Senator Blumenthal talks about absentee ballots. ((00:10))
2. Fairfield preps for Memorial Day Weekend ((06:30))
3. Dr. Browne talks about needing a flu shot during pandemic. ((16:12))

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Melissa in the Morning: Poor Fido

Melissa in the Morning: Poor Fido

1. Dogs may experience separation anxiety after stay home initiative. ((00:10))
2. Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling checks in. ((06:12))
3. Community Inspiration: Virtual ceremonies can be good. ((12:59))

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Melissa in the Morning: New parents, new world

Melissa in the Morning: New parents, new world

1. We learn about new protocols for expecting moms during pandemic. ((00:10))
2. How do we give up control and avoid spiraling? ((08:03))
3. Apparently, New Yorkers want to come to southern CT for good. ((16:57))
4. Stroke patient numbers are down…but that’s not all good news. ((26:59))

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