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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: A Wave is Coming

1. Crime prevention expert, Lt. Perez, talks about recruiting battles in Fairfield county and why pledges may not work for bringing on new officers. ((00:10)) 2. Senator Bob Duff commented on the latest marijuana bill days before the legislative session ends this week. ((11:59)) 3. Senator Tony Hwang talks about the budget proposal…there are no…Continue Reading

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WICC600 Breakfast Brigade

Nominate your city’s first responders to receive breakfast from WICC600! We’ll deliver breakfast to the first responders on Wednesdays from Julia’s Bakery.Continue Reading

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Things to Know Friday June 4th

Dunkin’ to give away free donuts for National Donut Day The Hour Come for the live music, stay for a COVID-19 vaccine: Stratford festival returns after pandemic CT Post Why one bear won’t leave Trumbull and what residents should do CT Post Group home strike called off six hours before Friday morning picketing CT Post…Continue Reading

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Summer Steaks

STEAK MARINADE: Ingredients — 1. London Broil 2. Orange fig spread 3. Worcestershire sauce 4. Minced garlic 5. Balsamic glaze Recipe — 1. Spoon glaze and other ingredients over steak 2. Let it sit overnight or during the day in the fridge 3. Grill or bake until cooked to liking CAULIFLOWER STEAKS: Ingredients — 1.…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: How is this OK??

1. Drinking on the job at the state capitol was the top story this week in CT. Governor Lamont addressed the problem and shared his concerns with this discovery. ((00:10)) 2. Senator Kevin Kelly also shared his perspective on this problem and said it puts the majority of law makers in a bad light. So…Continue Reading

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Things to Know: Thursday June 3rd

After heavy rain, gusty winds, sunny and hot weekend forecast for CT CT Post New Jennifer Dulos documentary premieres this weekend on Lifetime after movie CT Post CT Senate approves bill to double the nickel deposit, add tea and sports drinks CT Post CT lawmakers receive stern warning to stop excessive drinking during session WFSB…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Stop the Hate

1. Governor Lamont launched the Connecticut Hate Crimes Advisory Council. One of the 25 members is Gary MacNamara, former police chief in Fairfield. What he hopes comes from the state’s effort. ((00:10)) 2. The world’s largest meat processing company says it will resume production at all its plants today after getting hit by a cyberattack.…Continue Reading

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Mosquito-borne Illnesses

Dr. Browne did a quick check on covid numbers and hospitalizations. But separate from covid, we talked about mosquito-born illnesses. The Mosquito Management Program has begun for the summer.  State officials  will begin trapping and testing the pests for West Nile virus and EEE. The question is: will we see more confirmed cases of these…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Where’s my Cheaper Bill??

1. Lower rates but not a lower bill? Eversource spokesperson Mitch Gross explains why you may not benefit from the rate decrease this summer. ((00:10)) 2. June 1-7 is National CPR Awareness Month and for the last 100 years, the Red Cross has provided training for many. ((09:18)) 3. A big grant for a Bridgeport…Continue Reading

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WICC Pet of The Week

Today we are happy to introduce pet of the week Willow, an 18 month old guinea pig who is curious and social. She is bonded with her sister Caramel an together they sing the song of the lettuce lovers at every sound even faintly resembling the opening of the refrigerator door or the crinkle of…Continue Reading