Melissa in the Morning: Myth Busting Cancer Risks

Melissa in the Morning: Myth Busting Cancer Risks

1. Dr. Boolbol of Nuvance Health broke down some of the fiction people believe when it comes to breast cancer risks. What’s real, what’s not? ((00:10))2. Halloween can be too much for kids with sensory issues. Springtide shared tips and tricks to make Halloween work for all kids. ((12:42))3. A congratulations to Chrissy Scarpati who…

Melissa in the Morning: No Child Left Behind

Melissa in the Morning: No Child Left Behind

1. Fran Rabinowitz, executive director of CT Association of Public School Superintendents, gave us a snapshot of what’s left over from no child left behind and what life lesson classes remain in school. ((00:10))2. Facebook news has taken over, what happens since the whistleblower situation and follow up outage? ((08:22))3. What’s the latest on Fountain…

Financial News You Can Use: The Death Tax

Financial News You Can Use: The Death Tax

Russ Hackmann talks proposed changes in Washington, the death tax, and ways to actually manage what you’re paying. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus

Melissa in the Morning: A Comment Dug Up

Melissa in the Morning: A Comment Dug Up

1. David Eldridge who’s running for Shelton Mayor, responded to a racist comment made in 1992. What’s the context and what are his remarks years later? ((00:10))2. Max Richtman talked about the ceiling debt and what it could mean for people’s social security benefits. ((14:19))3. Congressman Himes says he will be back in Washington DC…

Financial News You Can Use: Is Your 401K Taxed?

Financial News You Can Use: Is Your 401K Taxed?

Russ Hackmann talked about taxes and for people that have saved in a 401k, doesn’t this money eventually need to be taxed?  IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus

Melissa in the Morning: So it WAS Facebook!

Melissa in the Morning: So it WAS Facebook!

1. An internal update gone wrong? Our cyber security expert explained what happened when the Facebook outage happened and why it still seems suspect as an accident. ((00:10))2. Senator Blumenthal took center stage over the whistleblower hearings and gave us his input going forward with social media.  ((14:53))3. Howard Saffan, president of the Hartford Healthcare…

Melissa in the Morning: Extreme Drop in Blood Donations

Melissa in the Morning: Extreme Drop in Blood Donations

1. The American Red Cross says we are seeing the lowest blood donor numbers in at least six years. We also talked about fire prevention week. ((00:10))2. The mask mandate could leave Bridgeport as early as next week? Mayor Joe Ganim talked about that, ATVs and combating homelessness. ((13:23))3. After false advertisement surfaced about a…