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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 Monday October 26th

Garden Catering’s ‘Hotsy’ named Best Breakfast Sandwich in America CT Post FD: 1 evaluated for smoke exposure after Milford fire CT Post Report: Dunkin’ Planning to Go Private, Join Inspire Brands CT Post We could see a bit of snow at the end of the week WFSB Tomorrow is the final day to register to…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Liking not Loving your Spouse

1. Marriage consultant, Bob Donovan, explains how to like your spouse rather than just “love” them ((00:11)) 2. What are ten tips to keep our family members safe if they need care or a facility. ((08:44)) 3. Should absentee balloting stick around even after the pandemic is over? ((17:38)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images…Continue Reading

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WICC 600 Election Night 2020

After all the ballots are cast and the polls have closed, find out the results on WICC 600! Join Connecticut Today’s Paul Pacelli for live coverage Election Night – Tuesday, November 3rd starting at 8pm. He’ll give you the returns from across Connecticut’s races and all around the country. Join Paul, along with WICC 600’s…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: School Check-in

1. Shelton superintendent gives us a report card on schools, cases, bus drivers and absenteeism. ((00:11)) 2. Strategy Leaders talks about small businesses and how entrepreneurs can survive the pandemic. ((09:02)) 3. NCC professor talks about spotting propaganda and why you need to be careful about what you read. ((17:26)) 4. Cooking with Claud: Broccoli…Continue Reading

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Things to Know Thursday October 22nd

Transcripts: Epstein’s ex-girlfriend combative and defensive CT Post ‘May the best animal win:’ Beardsley Zoo holds first-ever election for mayor CT Post Fairfield selectmen approve $318,000 lease for golf course concessions CT Post Hearing over whether or not to declare New Canaan mother dead set for today WFSB American jobless claims fall below 800,000 for…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Unused Money & Ghost Stories

1. Melissa presses Senator Blumenthal on the million dollars given to Bridgeport but apparently not being used for businesses. ((00:11)) 2. Tim Quin shares a true ghost story during his early reporter years before WICC. ((07:52)) 3. The BBB wants you to be careful donating to charities and not getting duped. ((16:11)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock /…Continue Reading

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Should people trust Covid Vaccines?

After news broke overseas about one of the leading companies making a covid vaccine, a lot of people have more doubts than EVER to get the covid vaccine. Dr. Browne says while the process is moving quicker than ever, there’s a great need and explains why you should consider getting it. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty…Continue Reading

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WICC Pet of The Week

Meet Alita! CT Humane Society  hopes to find her a permanent home soon. This two and a half year old girl is quiet and sweet. She loves to roll her head into your hand to make sure she takes full advantage of all offered scratches! She has previously lived with multiple cats and so is…Continue Reading

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Things to Know Wednesday October 21st

Customers to get opportunity to weigh in on utility companies’ response to Isaias WFSB Expert: CT’s 3% COVID infection rate ‘a little shocking’ CT Post Stratford gets $32k election grant from nonprofit backed by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg CT Post DEEP: State park use hits ‘extraordinary’ numbers amid COVID CT Post Whole Foods will now get…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Incarcerated Parents

1. Congressman Jim Himes explains how two grants help people getting out of jail and their young children. ((00:11)) 2. How the pandemic has triggered addictions, and not just alcohol or drugs. ((07:21)) 3. NYC YMCA’s are struggling…so what about Connecticut branches? ((13:53)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading