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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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Melissa in the Morning: Aquarium in Trouble

1. PETA released the documents from the USDA calling out Seaquest in Trumbull. Their plea for the public to stop buying tickets. Melissa has reached out to Seaquest, and has not heard back yet for comment. ((00:10)) 2. For the first time in two years, we broke 3 dollars a gallon for gas. The latest…Continue Reading

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Things to Know Monday May 10th

Pipeline cyberattack could impact gas prices WFSB Applebee’s offering ‘Apps For Apps’ – free appetizer with job application CT Post Arrowhead found in Monroe backyard hints at Connecticut’s ancient history CT Post John Oliver features CT state senator in segment about hair CT Post VIDEO: Moose strolls through UConn campus WFSB Norwalk Hospital plants garden…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: An MLB Mayor

1. Bobby Valentine spoke about throwing his hat in the run for Stamford Mayor. What led him to politics? What happens to Sacred Heart University? All your questions answered. ((00:10)) 2. Senator Bob Duff talked about requiring covid vaccines at schools and what it could mean for the religious exemption law. ((08:28)) 3. Senator Tony…Continue Reading

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Win tickets to The Monkees

The Monkees Farewell Tour with Michael Nesmith & Micky Dolenzis are coming to Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, October 29. Tickets are on sale at www.ticketmaster.com. Listen to Melissa In The Morning all this week to win tickets. Be the sixth caller at 203-333-9422 when Melissa tells you to call in and you’ll win a…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Check with Governor

1. Governor Lamont discussed the latest on the public health option and banning flavored vapes. 2. Congressman Jim Himes talks about 10 local projects he’s hoping to get funding for to help CT. 3. Dr. Gifford reacts to breaking Pfizer news regarding full FDA approval pending. 4. Melissa got to tour the new Hartford Healthcare…Continue Reading

NCAA Basketball: Hartford at Baylor

Things to Know Friday May 7th

University of Hartford Board of Regents votes to drop athletics to Division III CT Post Friend of Bush family in CT says Jonathan Bush, dead at 89, had ‘a fabulous presence’ CT Post 9 Connecticut towns that tell the story of where people moved during the pandemic CT Post 4 ex-cops indicted on US civil…Continue Reading

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Balsamic Glazed Steak

INGREDIENTS Any kind of steak is fine Balsamic dressing Worcester sauce Apples Pears Dried cranberries Cinnamon Balsamic glazed dressing RECIPE Mix in a bowl ¼ cup of balsamic dressing, 3 tablespoons of Worcester sauce, sprinkle salt and pepper Base the steak (or marinade overnight if you have time) and put in the over on broil…Continue Reading

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Aftermath of the J&J Pause

Dr. Browne says the J&J pause may have been too drastic. He says it’s a contributing factor to the massive stockpile of the single-dose vaccine in Connecticut. And, it may have a trickling effect on other covid vaccines. Also, Dr. Browne touched on the need of getting children vaccinated as early as September.Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Social Media Banning

1. Senator Blumenthal supports former President Trump being banned from Facebook. But Melissa wants to know where’s the focus on false headlines being spread online. ((00:10)) 2. Director, Michael Gier, created a documentary addressing PTSD and veterans. ((08:29)) 3. The BBB warns the public about airfare scams; check before you book! ((16:23)) 4. Officer of…Continue Reading

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WICC Pet of The Week

Leah is a year old dilute tortie cat who has been in the humane societies care for quite some time. Her long stay is due to some medical conditions and are now looking for a VERY special home for her. Leah was born with a congenital  heart issue, though you would never know it from…Continue Reading