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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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Enter to win: Harry Connick Jr. and his Band

Harry Connick Jr. and his Band are coming to the Hartford HealthCare Amphitheater in Bridgeport on Sunday August 15, 2021 at 7pm. For ticket info visit www.livenation.com. Enter to win a pair of tickets! Your browser does not support iframes. Please visit https://wicc600.listenernetwork.com/Contest/0CTPXC.   Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Nix the Fourth Check

1. We’ve heard rumblings but that’s all they are. Congressman Jim Himes says it’s incredibly unlikely a fourth stimulus package is on the way. ((00:10)) 2. A new FDA-approved Alzheimer’s drug is about to be available to patients newly diagnosed with the disease. Dr. Wright of Nuvance Health talks about the drug and what it…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: We Ain’t Done Yet!

1. It’s official — Special Session later this month. So what are we still debating when it comes to marijuana? Senator Kevin Kelly weighs in on the conversation and what the Senate is tackling. ((00:10)) 2. They dodged a bullet but will they make changes? Fastly reported a system bug caused the worldwide outage for…Continue Reading

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Things to Know Wednesday June 9th

Police: Missing Fairfield woman found safe CT Post Jimmy John’s sandwich chain looks to open first CT location in Norwalk CT Post Eating cicadas could ‘save the world.’ New Haven chef Bun Lai explains how CT Post A ‘ring of fire’ solar eclipse will light up the sky this Thursday WFSB High school student in…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Backing the Acting Chief

1. Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim is standing by Acting Chief Rebeca Garcia at the Police Department and why a pledge may be good news for recruitment. ((00:10)) 2. Bridgeport is getting $110 million dollars from the American Rescue Plan. How can local business owners weigh in on how the money is allocated? ((14:20)) 3. Milford…Continue Reading

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WICC Pet of The Week

Today we introduce Nellie. She is a beautiful 10-year-old healthy tortoise shell cat looking for a new home. She is a very cuddly, occasionally bossy cat who is a joy to be around. She loves to head bump if you don’t pay enough attention to her, and to snuggle her head into your shoulder. She…Continue Reading

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WICC600 Maritime Chevy Open

Join us for the WICC600 Maritime Chevy Open Friday, July 16 at Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course‘s Black Course in Fairfield. Benefitting The Center for Family Justice. Register Now For sponsorship opportunities or to donate tee signs along the course contact Tristan Haller at Tristan.Haller@ConnoisseurCT.com Tickets are $99, 4-person scramble. Breakfast includes bacon or sausage egg & cheese sandwiches,…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Gambling Addiction

1. Ahead of the approval for an online gambling law in CT, we talk about addiction and triggers. Diana Goode with The Connecticut Council of Gambling Problems joined the show. ((00:10)) 2. Counselor, Julius Dudics, addressed “covid rudeness.” It’s apparently a behavioral shift in people following the pandemic. ((06:43)) 3. It’s dangerously hot outside, and…Continue Reading

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Things to Know Tuesday June 8th

As temperatures soar, more CT schools to close early CT Post Amazon, other popular websites affected by widespread cloud outage CT Post Schools seek donations for displaced Bridgeport families CT Post Bill legalizing recreational marijuana in CT moves through Senate, heads to House WFSB CT patrons may be able to pour own booze The Hour…Continue Reading

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Things to Know Monday June 7th

Arts and Crafts on Bedford Saturday Stamford-Downtown Shelton school honors late coach, basketball team he loved CT Post Loud, polluting gas leaf blowers under attack in CT by civic activists CT Post Summer-like heat causing more CT schools to dismiss early CT Post Your Amazon devices will essentially become public wifi hotspots if you don’t…Continue Reading