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Melissa in the Morning is hosted by Melissa Sheketoff who gathers top news headlines locally and nationally to keep WICC600 listeners in the know, delivering the information that matters most to you.

Every week, enjoy live interviews from state leaders, business owners and local experts. Melissa has recently connected with Governor Ned Lamont, who has agreed to take YOUR questions bi-weekly on the show. Consistently, Melissa also talks to U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, U.S. Congressman Jim Himes, Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim and State Senator Tony Hwang. Local experts include infectious disease expert, Dr. Fred Browne of Griffin Health, Luke Frey from the Better Business Bureau, The Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities and Bridgeport Health Director Lisa Morrissey. 

Enjoy original weekly segments like “Community Inspiration,” “Marriage Advice” and “Crime on the Mind.” Community Inspiration highlights Connecticut residents who live normal lives doing extraordinary things. Every week, you can meet people of all ages who are inspiring their community and loved ones through their work, outlook on life, actions and good deeds. Marriage advice is a bi-weekly check-in with relationship consultant, Bob Donovan, who gives tips to a healthy marriage and perspective for couples to think about. Crime on the Mind features Lt. James Perez from the Fairfield Police Department, who travels around the country teaching crime prevention to other police departments. He gives us the top crimes happening right now and tips for the public to stay safe and be proactive. 

You’ll hear weather and traffic on the 6’s from our chief meteorologist Bill Jacquemin and our traffic reporter Kellie Quinn.

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Things to Know Monday November 23rd

New Hallmark holiday movie filmed and set in Connecticut CT Post Four animals suffered neglect. Trumbull Animal Group is trying to help. CT Post Thanksgiving gas prices shaping up to be the lowest in 5 years WFSB Thanksgiving travel down about 65 percent at Bradley Airport WFSB Smaller Thanksgiving gatherings lead to change in holiday…Continue Reading

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Things to Know Wednesday November 18th

FBI: Suspect in Fairfield County bank robberies captured CT Post Officials: 9 new virus cases in Fairfield schools include three bus drivers CT Post Pfizer vaccine pushed forward with 95% efficacy, CT distribution an open question CT Post Safest states to spend Thanksgiving: Where CT ranks WFSB Boeing’s 737 Max gets approval to fly passengers…Continue Reading

Governor Lamont

Things to Know Tuesday November 17th

Police: No injuries in I-95 crash that closed lanes for hours in Fairfield CT Post No lockdown as cases rise but governors join in rules for college students CT Post WestportNow to cease publication at end of November CTPost Secretary of veterans affairs to visit site of deadly explosion in West Haven WFSB CIAC to…Continue Reading

Bridgeport Elementary School

Things to Know Monday November 16th

Lamont: Governors planning COVID policy for college students returning home CT Post People pulled from rocks off Bridgeport’s Seaside Park CT Post Testani: Bridgeport Public Schools closed Monday due to ‘staffing concerns’ CT Post Thousands of customers remain in the dark this morning WFSB Storm damage closes Sherwood Island State Park in Westport The Hour…Continue Reading

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Things to Know Friday November 13th

As cases rise, Lamont introduces COVID app to warn of contact Stamford Advocate Sacred Heart University settles lawsuit with family after student died during pancake-eating contest CT Post Trump tweets while ignoring duties of his office CT Post New Haven PD: 6 officers ill, 26 in quarantine, as department deals with surge of coronavirus cases…Continue Reading

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Things to Know Thursday November 12th

2nd generation Ring video doorbell recalled due to fire hazard CT Post Veteran’s Day gift: $128,000 for new Trumbull center CT Post Expert: Peak of second COVID wave by end of year; avoid large Thanksgiving gatherings CT Post Virus surge engulfs US with millions of new cases WFSB New Canaan P&Z muted public who want…Continue Reading

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Thanksgiving Guidelines

Here are the new CDC guidelines for Thanksgiving. Check it out before you make your final plans for the holiday this month. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/holidays/thanksgiving.htmlContinue Reading

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Vaccine news and future for drugs

Dr. Browne reacts to the recent Pfizer news of an effective covid vaccine. He also addresses the questions of why other vaccines haven’t appeared as quickly or at all compared to covid. And what does the future look like for getting new vaccines faster? IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Tackling Affordable Care

1. Senator Richard Blumenthal says Melissa is right that Obamacare is anything but affordable for the middle class…so what do we do? ((00:11)) 2. Bobby Valentine talks about how covid is putting a wrench in athletes’ plans for their college years. ((13:51)) 3. Colorado is going to release gray wolves back into the wild; Gregg…Continue Reading