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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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Melissa in the Morning: More Training

1. CT State Police talk training. ((00:10)) 2. Sen. Blumenthal discusses restraints and training laws. ((07:45)) 3. The BBB gives tips on travel this summer during a pandemic. ((14:07)) 4. The Beardsley Zoo explains enrichment for animals. ((21:01)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Here we go, phase two!

1. The Maritime Aquarium during a pandemic. ((00:10)) 2. Local gyms slowly opening up. ((06:26)) 3. Milford Mayor talks littering and monitoring beaches. ((12:05)) 4. Science You May Not Know: solar eclipse. ((18:24)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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Cooking with Claud: Carbonara

Cooking with Claud: Carbonara INGREDIENTS: 1lb of bacon Chicken strips or breasts (cut up) Linguine or whichever pasta you prefer Minced Garlic 3 Eggs Parmesan cheese Parsley Salt Pepper RECIPE: 1. Cook bacon but before it gets crispy add 3 tablespoons of minced garlic — cook together for 2-3 minutes 2. Remove as much from…Continue Reading

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Curran Volkswagen

Enjoy up to 0% financing up to 72 months on all new and 0% financing for 60 months on certified pre-owned. Located at Main Street in Stratford. Visit CurranVW.netContinue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Sun Skeptics

1. Senator Blumenthal worries for covid-19 uptick. ((00:10)) 2. Senator Bob Duff talks special session. ((06:31)) 3. Dr. Browne addresses questions of sun killing covid. ((12:33)) 4. Local gym owner addresses problems with phase two. ((20:29)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Casino Update

1. Mohegan Sun shares what the pandemic looked like and now being reopened. ((00:10)) 2. The Red Cross shares how you prepare for hurricane season during a pandemic. ((13:22)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Trigger Questions

1. Officer DeVito touches on triggers on oral exams for potential officers. ((00:10)) 2. Sentor Hwang explains how legislation can get better for CT police. ((13:44)) 3. How the pandemic impacts people with autism. ((28:01)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus  Continue Reading

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Cooking with Claud: Kugel

Kugel: INGREDIENTS: Egg noodles – boil them then set aside ½ lb of cottage cheese ½ lb of cream cheese ¼ lb butter ½ pint of sour cream 6 eggs 2 cups of milk 1/2 cup of sugar 1 teaspoon of vanilla DIRECTIONS: 1. Boil egg noodles until cooked then set aside. 2. Mix together…Continue Reading

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George Harte Mitsubishi

George Harte Auto Group in West Haven says thank you to all healthcare workers on the front line by offering a 20% discount on service…because we are all in it together. See dealer for details or visit georgehartemitsubishi.comContinue Reading

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