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Melissa in the Morning is hosted by Melissa Sheketoff who gathers top news headlines locally and nationally to keep WICC 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 Chris Williams.

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Melissa in the Morning: Jimmy McGrath Foundation

Melissa in the Morning: Jimmy McGrath Foundation

Fairfield Prep student, Jimmy McGrath, was killed in May of 2022. Following his passing, the outpouring of love from kids and parents inspired Jimmy’s parents to create a foundation in his honor. Jimmy’s dad, Kevin McGrath, joined us in studio to share the purpose of the foundation. ((00:00)) A Swedish case study looked at the…Continue Reading

Cooking with Claud: White Lasagna

Cooking with Claud: White Lasagna

— Melt 2 tablespoons of butter, 2 tablespoons of flour (whisk together)— On separate burner, put 1.25 cups of milk heated in a pot — then add to mix to milk— Add salt and pepper and half cup of Parmesan cheese to mix— Add a little bit of nutmeg— Boil noodles — Place layer of…Continue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: New Year, New Rules

Melissa in the Morning: New Year, New Rules

Many pieces of legislation went into effect in 2023. So, we spoke with key players behind these laws. Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner Michelle Seagull — Marijuana Retail Sales ((00:00)) State Rep. Jonathan Steinberg — Lead Poisoning Standards ((16:14)) State Rep. Dorinda Borer — Healthcare Coverage for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Patients. ((28:44)) Comptroller Sean…Continue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Classified Documents

Melissa in the Morning: Classified Documents

At least three presidents. A vice president, a secretary of state, an attorney general. The mishandling of classified documents has taken center stage for the news. We had Congressman Jim Himes weigh in on the issue and also speak on the outrageous lies from Rep. George Santos. ((00:00)) Last week, we shared a phone app…Continue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: The Blunt Truth

Melissa in the Morning: The Blunt Truth

New year, new rules: we dive into the rollout of retail marijuana sales in CT. Joining the show for the first time was Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner Michelle Seagull. ((00:00)) Actress Tori Spelling shared that her daughter suffered from a hemiplegic migraine. We asked a migraine specialist what this rare condition is and learned…Continue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Free Radon Testing

Melissa in the Morning: Free Radon Testing

Stratford Health Department is offering free radon test kits. We find out why now and the impact radon exposure can have on the human body. ((00:00)) After an abrupt and unexpected exit by Bridgeport’s former superintendent, we met the woman who stepped up to be the current interim super. Alyshia Perrin stopped by to talk…Continue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Sleeping Patterns

Melissa in the Morning: Sleeping Patterns

Sleep Foundation recently released a survey finding that melatonin web searches increased by 36% during the winter months. We spoke with Dr. Steven Thau about sleeping patterns and the effects of melatonin on people. ((00:00)) Pepperidge Farm announced its headquarters is leaving Norwalk. The Connecticut staple leaving has rocked our business community and we get…Continue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Lead Poisoning Standards

Melissa in the Morning: Lead Poisoning Standards

Starting in 2023, Connecticut raised its standards for lead-based paint and lead piping in older homes. State Rep. Jonathan Steinberg was chair of the Public Health Committee when the legislation was approved last year. What does it mean and how should homeowners report potential exposure? ((00:00)) Governor Lamont is set to outline his proposals surrounding…Continue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Combating Puppy Mill Business

Melissa in the Morning: Combating Puppy Mill Business

It is estimated that there are at least 10,000 puppy mills in the United States, fewer than 3,000 of which are regulated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That’s according to the Humane Society of the United States. One Connecticut woman created an app to connect people to available rescue dogs that have already been vetted.…Continue Reading

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