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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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Jeff Bridges Hand and Footprint Ceremony

Things to Know Tuesday October 20th

Some Shelton school bus routes suspended due to quarantined drivers CT Post As CT COVID cases climb, Lamont revises travel advisory CT Post Jeff Bridges says he has lymphoma, cites good prognosis CT Post Rush Limbaugh says his lung cancer is terminal WFSB Post University to remain virtual through spring semester WFSB Norwalk schools: 22…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Investigating Elder Abuse

1. Paul Greenwood, a former district attorney, dives into the signs of abuse and what you need to know for your loved ones’ care. ((00:11)) To register for the October 20th public forum at 3PM:  https://onlinexperiences.com/scripts/Server.nxp?LASCmd=AI:4;F:QS!10100&ShowUUID=9F32A3D6-A87D-4C35-98BF-1A297FE2D328 2. The Lt. Governor talks about an initiative to get high schoolers into voting and gives an update on…Continue Reading

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Things to Know Monday October 19th

Independent high school football league forms in CT despite complications, controversy GametimeCT CT’s Logano wins at Kansas to clinch spot in Cup Series finale CT Post These CT cities and towns have set guidelines for trick-or-treating, Halloween CT Post Connecticut has 11 ‘red alert’ towns. What does that mean for residents? CT Post Covid-19 crisis…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: the ACTUAL facts on ACA

1. Healthcare expert addresses the truth about why Obamacare is broken. ((00:11)) 2. Governor Lamont touches on if the travel advisory list should even exist anymore and what businesses should do to get some relief. ((13:57)) 3. Congressman Jim Himes touches on help for Connecticut veterans. ((26:11)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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Things to Know Friday October 16th

NOAA releases winter forecast amid drought in CT CT Post Fairfield Police arrest NJ man twice in the same day CT Post Shelton seeks owner of accidentally dumped fishing gear CT Post Feds to get peek at CT’s COVID-19 vaccine plan today WFSB Drought dent: More than 2 inches of rain possible in parts of…Continue Reading

Everyone must wear a respirator before leaving the house to protect against Covid-19's virus and germs.

Can you get covid twice?

Dr. Browne addresses the first US case of covid twice in a calendar year and how rare it is. He also talks about the flu vaccine and if there’s an expiration date for getting your shot in time. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Obamacare is Broken

1. Senator Blumenthal argues with Melissa over repealing ACA but admits our healthcare system is broken. ((00:11)) 2. Dr. Fred Browne explains how rare it is to get covid twice in a calendar year…we think. ((10:17)) 3. The Beardsley Zoo weighs in about wildlife interaction after viral cougar video surfaced. ((17:17)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty…Continue Reading

Bridgeport Elementary School

Things to Know Thursday October 15th

‘Senseless stealing of political signs’ frustrates GOP and Democrats in Shelton CT Post Bridgeport elementary schools go hybrid after Thanksgiving CT Post Fairfield elementary school closes amid COVID case CT Post Inaccurate Census count could affect $1.5 trillion in federal funding WFSB Original ‘Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer’ puppets to be auctioned WFSB Trick-or-treating not…Continue Reading

The cougar (Puma concolor) in the ZOO

Melissa in the Morning: Cougar Man

1. Utah man who was approached by a cougar on a hike shares his experience after going viral nationwide. ((00:11)) 2. Milford cut through roads are causing concerns for neighbors, but police say the neighbors sometimes are to blame. ((06:41)) 3. Melissa geeks out over interviewing Bobby Valentine. ((12:50)) 4. Hemp bill gets the stamp…Continue Reading

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WICC Pet of The Week

Meet Kriesty, a beautiful 6 year old tabby. If you’re a sucker for green eyes, this girl is for you. She’s an independent cat with low energy and beautiful house manners who has been a loved indoor cat with a single owner her whole life. We think she would prefer to be sole companion to…Continue Reading