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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 Friday March 5th

Link shared on Facebook allowed ineligible CT residents to sign up for COVID vaccinations CT Post Trout season begins early for anglers in CT CT Post Easton man charged with manslaughter in fatal hit and run in Fairfield CT Post Some restaurant owners say lifting capacity restrictions won’t help business WFSB Minor earthquake shakes West…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: The skinny on J&J

1. Dr. Browne talks about the truth behind the Johnson and Johnson covid vaccine and why people should still get it. ((00:10)) 2. Where does your ticket money for the zoo actually go? ((08:53)) 3. “I’m feeling overwhelmed, are you??” How we prevent being overwhelmed. ((16:52)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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Things to Know Thursday March 4th

Norwalk’s St. Patrick’s Day parade canceled for second year The Hour Man blames Fairfield police in lawsuit for mother’s murder CT Post Billions in federal relief is coming to CT. Who decides how it’s spent? CT Post Superintendent: Trumbull schools need more funding CT Post Disney is closing 60 stores in the US and Canada…Continue Reading

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WICC Pet of The Week

Darling Sukishima is one of EIGHT guinea pigs CT Humane has up for adoption. She is three months old, and very docile. She’s a tricolor girl, with brown as her dominant color, and with a striking white blaze. With proper care, domesticated guinea pigs can live 6-8 years. They make excellent pets for those with quieter homes…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Our voices on Mars

1. Science You May Not Know: microphones on Mars picking up sound…so how do our conversations sound on the red planet? ((00:10)) TO TEST YOUR VOICE ON MARS: https://mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/participate/sounds/?playlist=mars&item=first-sounds-raw&type=mars 2. Lessons from Britney Spears’ conservatorship: what you should know about it and who should handle your finances? ((08:57)) 3. Legal sports betting has made Bridgeport a…Continue Reading

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Things to Know Wednesday March 3rd

‘100-years-old legacy’: Sacred Heart’s community theater readies for next act in Fairfield CT Post Former Yale nurse pleads guilty to stealing fentanyl, replacing with saline CT Post Mohegan tribe, Lamont reach deal on sports betting, online gaming CT Post First lady, U.S. education secretary to make historic visit to Meriden WFSB More states are easing…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Anger Management

1. It’s ok to get mad but how do we keep it from controlling our actions? ((00:10)) 2. Stamford Mayor talks about latest variant of covid coming from Manhattan NY. ((08:34)) 3. Stolen car parts and no tax hikes in Ansonia; the latest from Mayor Cassetti. ((17:25)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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Things to Know Tuesday March 2nd

6 Dr. Seuss books won’t be published for racist images CT Post Lamont promotes bill that will require Connecticut home sellers, landlords to provide energy costs CT Post Senate confirms CT’s Miguel Cardona for U.S. Secretary of Education CT Post First lady to visit elementary school in Meriden WFSB Arctic blast brings sub-zero wind chills…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Asking the Hard Questions

1. A human rights attorney talks about transgender and gender neutral protections in CT. ((00:10)) 2. Sen. Duff talks about marijuana legalization and religious exemptions for child vaccinations. ((10:56)) 3. Sen. Hwang talks about the opposing side of legalized marijuana and frustrations over the public health option. ((26:42)) 4. Marriage consultant, Bob Donovan, gives six…Continue Reading

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Things to Know Monday March 1st

Attorney considers federal intervention for GPS device in Jennifer Dulos case CT Post Newly eligible COVID vaccine seekers flood CT system in first hours CT Post Highlights from the 2021 Golden Globe Awards CT Post Arctic blast brings wind, chilly temps starting tonight WFSB Johnson & Johnson vaccine expected to arrive in CT on Tuesday…Continue Reading