Melissa in the Morning: Grant money for Bridgeport

Melissa in the Morning: Grant money for Bridgeport

1. Director of OPED clarifies where the CARES Act million dollars is going for Bridgeport. ((00:11))
2. Fairfield First Selectwoman explains why covid numbers are high in town and what’s being done to curb cases. ((06:50))
3. How do manage anxiety that stems from post election wins and losses. ((20:10))

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Things to Know Monday October 26th

Things to Know Monday October 26th

Garden Catering’s ‘Hotsy’ named Best Breakfast Sandwich in America CT Post

FD: 1 evaluated for smoke exposure after Milford fire CT Post

Report: Dunkin’ Planning to Go Private, Join Inspire Brands CT Post

We could see a bit of snow at the end of the week WFSB

Tomorrow is the final day to register to vote in advance of Election Day WFSB

Kendall Elementary, Silvermine Magnet switch to remote learning for two weeks The Hour

‘Tremendous amount of Legos’ focus of debate in Fotis Dulos estate The Hour

Norwalk mayor in quarantine after family members test positive for COVID-19 The Hour

Former home of Jennifer Dulos goes on the market for $1.75M Stamford Advocate

More than 650K absentee ballots in CT have yet to be returned WTNH

Melissa in the Morning: Liking not Loving your Spouse

Melissa in the Morning: Liking not Loving your Spouse

1. Marriage consultant, Bob Donovan, explains how to like your spouse rather than just “love” them ((00:11))
2. What are ten tips to keep our family members safe if they need care or a facility. ((08:44))
3. Should absentee balloting stick around even after the pandemic is over? ((17:38))

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Melissa in the Morning: School Check-in

Melissa in the Morning: School Check-in

1. Shelton superintendent gives us a report card on schools, cases, bus drivers and absenteeism. ((00:11))
2. Strategy Leaders talks about small businesses and how entrepreneurs can survive the pandemic. ((09:02))
3. NCC professor talks about spotting propaganda and why you need to be careful about what you read. ((17:26))
4. Cooking with Claud: Broccoli Cheddar Soup

RECIPE:
1. Saute onions in butter
2. Steam broccoli
3. Add a tablespoon of flour, one cup of milk and more butter to the onions after they are cooked.
4. In a food processor, add all plus add one cup of chicken broth until it’s all pureed.
5. Add all of that to your soup pot and wait for it to bubble.
6. Stir in one more cup of chicken broth and add black pepper.
7. Add a few table spoons of milk if needed, 1 cup of shredded cheese and a cup of finely cut broccoli (to add some crunch)

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Things to Know Thursday October 22nd

Things to Know Thursday October 22nd

Transcripts: Epstein’s ex-girlfriend combative and defensive CT Post

‘May the best animal win:’ Beardsley Zoo holds first-ever election for mayor CT Post

Fairfield selectmen approve $318,000 lease for golf course concessions CT Post

Hearing over whether or not to declare New Canaan mother dead set for today WFSB

American jobless claims fall below 800,000 for the first time since mid-March WFSB

Officials: Weston Intermediate School employee tests positive for COVID The Hour

Police release photos in Stamford, Norwalk Home Depot thefts The Hour

Norwalk mayor: COVID response ‘has never been about politics’ The Hour

Debate between candidates for CT’s Third Congressional District kicks off tonight on News 8 WTNH

Scarecrow Fest in New Canaan hangs record number Stamford Advocate

Melissa in the Morning: Unused Money & Ghost Stories

Melissa in the Morning: Unused Money & Ghost Stories

1. Melissa presses Senator Blumenthal on the million dollars given to Bridgeport but apparently not being used for businesses. ((00:11))
2. Tim Quin shares a true ghost story during his early reporter years before WICC. ((07:52))
3. The BBB wants you to be careful donating to charities and not getting duped. ((16:11))

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Should people trust Covid Vaccines?

Should people trust Covid Vaccines?

After news broke overseas about one of the leading companies making a covid vaccine, a lot of people have more doubts than EVER to get the covid vaccine. Dr. Browne says while the process is moving quicker than ever, there’s a great need and explains why you should consider getting it.

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WICC Pet of The Week

WICC Pet of The Week

Meet Alita! CT Humane Society  hopes to find her a permanent home soon. This two and a half year old girl is quiet and sweet. She loves to roll her head into your hand to make sure she takes full advantage of all offered scratches! She has previously lived with multiple cats and so is likely a good fit for a home looking for a companion for their current kitty. She is relaxed and of moderate energy level-she enjoys watching the world go by.

Alita is an indoor only cat looking for love. Learn more at cthumane.org.

To apply to meet her or to learn more about her and our other adoptable pets please visit us online at cthumane.org.

Things to Know Wednesday October 21st

Things to Know Wednesday October 21st

Customers to get opportunity to weigh in on utility companies’ response to Isaias WFSB

Expert: CT’s 3% COVID infection rate ‘a little shocking’ CT Post

Stratford gets $32k election grant from nonprofit backed by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg CT Post

DEEP: State park use hits ‘extraordinary’ numbers amid COVID CT Post

Whole Foods will now get your groceries ready for pickup in one hour WFSB

Surging tax receipts reduce CT’s projected budget deficit The Hour

Norwalk Police seek help identifying robbery suspect The Hour

Defendants can meet public defenders in Stamford Wednesday Stamford Advocate

NY governor asks CT, NJ residents to avoid nonessential travel to his state WTNH

Check sex offenders in your area before trick-or-treating WTNH

Melissa in the Morning: Incarcerated Parents

Melissa in the Morning: Incarcerated Parents

1. Congressman Jim Himes explains how two grants help people getting out of jail and their young children. ((00:11))
2. How the pandemic has triggered addictions, and not just alcohol or drugs. ((07:21))
3. NYC YMCA’s are struggling…so what about Connecticut branches? ((13:53))

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