Melissa in the Morning: Where is the statue going?

Melissa in the Morning: Where is the statue going?

1. Senator Richard Blumenthal talked about millions potentially going to nursing homes. ((00:10)) 2. Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti talks about the possibility of the Columbus statue from Bridgeport coming to Shelton. ((07:12)) 3. The BBB talk about employment scams. ((13:16)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus

Melissa in the Morning: Billboard Getting Attention

Melissa in the Morning: Billboard Getting Attention

1. Community Inspiration: Pantochino Productions ((00:10)) 2. I-95 billboard branding Christopher Columbus ((06:48)) 3. Mayor Ganim talks Columbus statue removal. ((13:20)) IMAGE CREDIT: Lori Dee/Facebook

Melissa in the Morning: The Italian Side

Melissa in the Morning: The Italian Side

Chris Caruso from the Italian American Society of Greater Bridgeport weighs in on the Christopher Columbus statues coming down across Connecticut. He also touches on the sudden removal of the Columbus statue at Seaside Park. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus

WICC600 Bankers Life Food Drive

WICC600 Bankers Life Food Drive

Join us Friday, July 17 from 8am to 8pm at the Big Y in Stratford for our WICC600 Bankers Life Food Drive, benefitting the Bridgeport Rescue Mission. If you can’t attend the Food Drive, donate below to Bridgeport Rescue Mission. Donate Now

Melissa in the Morning: Better Education

Melissa in the Morning: Better Education

1. Isn’t it broken thinking that kids believe police are bad? ((00:10)) 2. The swine flu rumors explained. ((08:44)) 3. Co-existing with wildlife ((15:54)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus

Tree Troubles in Fairfield

Tree Troubles in Fairfield

Melissa spoke with First Selectwoman Brenda Kupchick in Fairfield to find out what REALLY happened with the Tree of Hope on the town green. After a facebook post erupted with hundreds of comments, Melissa got the real answer behind removing banners with America’s colors and the patriotic tree…turns out, it was permitting. Listen for more!…

WICC Pet of the Week

WICC Pet of the Week

This beautiful, blue eyed Alaskan husky is Kody. At only 8 months old, Kody is a bundle of energy and still has a lot of learning to do.  He will do best in a home with Husky experience and may be a sled pull/urban mushing candidate. If you are looking for a hiking buddy, training…

Melissa in the Morning: Testing at Airports?

Melissa in the Morning: Testing at Airports?

1. Airports in talks over testing on site. ((00:10)) 2. State Police on high alert this holiday weekend. ((08:34)) 3. Mission Artemis and heading back to the moon. ((17:25)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus

Melissa in the Morning: Teaching in the fall

Melissa in the Morning: Teaching in the fall

1. Teachers react to the new fall plans for school. ((00:10)) 2. Should social media provide your news headlines? ((15:06)) 3. Keep America Beautiful talks expanding. ((21:58)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus

Melissa in the Morning: What needs to happen NOW

Melissa in the Morning: What needs to happen NOW

1. Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities addresses the need to vote, talk and make change. ((00:10)) 2. Bridgeport will offer free meals: morning noon and night! ((09:18)) 3. What are CT lawmakers tackling in special session coming up? ((14:33)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus