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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. Weekly guests include Senator Richard Blumenthal, U.S. Congressman Jim Himes, Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim, and State Senator Tony Hwang. Businesses features include Celco Heating and Air Conditioning and Bob Ferrigno from Treeland in Stratford. Local experts we have Luke Frey from the Better Business Bureau and Bridgeport Health Director Maritzka Bond, and plenty of health resources from the local hospitals. 

Enjoy original weekly segments like “Community Inspiration” 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. 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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WICC Pet of the Week

This beautiful, blue eyed Alaskan husky is Kody. At only 8 months old, Kody is a bundle of energy and still has a lot of learning to do.  He will do best in a home with Husky experience and may be a sled pull/urban mushing candidate. If you are looking for a hiking buddy, training…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: What needs to happen NOW

1. Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities addresses the need to vote, talk and make change. ((00:10)) 2. Bridgeport will offer free meals: morning noon and night! ((09:18)) 3. What are CT lawmakers tackling in special session coming up? ((14:33)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Quarantine Woes

1. Melissa’s brother weighs in on Florida resident quarantine ((00:10)) 2. Chief Thode talks about fireworks safety. ((07:38)) 3. Dr. Browne talks Men’s Health month ((14:04)) 4. Buzzing for Pollinator Week ((21:13)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus https://audioboom.com/posts/7616355-melissa-in-the-morning-new-quarantinesContinue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Pets and Fireworks

1. Local vet discusses pet anxiety with fireworks. ((00:10)) 2. Community Inspiration, local artist, Shanna Melton ((07:32)) 3. Discovering water on the moon! ((15:09)) 4. Creating baskets for kids. ((23:35)) –> Contact Lindsey if you want to get involved with Summer Fun: lindseymbuendia@gmail.com IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Illegal Fireworks

1. Fairfield Fire Dept. talks illegal fireworks. ((00:10)) 2. The importance of in-person meetings ((08:43)) 3. How stress and depression impact marriages ((14:36)) 4. Triple A launched new site that helps with pandemic travel ((21:44)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Bring on Social Workers

1. What will police departments look like with social workers on board? ((00:10)) 2. Lt. Governor pushing for more census participents. ((07:04)) 3. Fairfield First Selectwoman wants the private illegal fireworks to stop ((14:42)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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Cooking with Claud: Sausage and Cranberry Quiche

INGREDIENTS: Pillsbury Pie Crust Jimmy Dean Sausage (with sage if possible) ¼ cup of onion ¾ cup Dry Cranberries 3 Eggs 1 ½ cups of Half & half 1 ½ cups shredded Monterey Jack Cheese RECIPE: Pan fry sausage and onion together; meanwhile put pie crust into pie plate Add cheese by pouring on top…Continue Reading

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