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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.

Recent posts

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Things to Know Wednesday June 2nd

Norwalk schools lift COVID mask mandate for outdoor activities The Hour Preparing to reopen, Bridgeport’s Downtown Cabaret gets $541,000 pandemic windfall CT Post YouTube star Daym Drops gets his own Netflix series: ‘Fresh, Fried & Crispy’ CT Post Fairfield Schools announce next year’s reopening plan CT Post Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital helping children who…Continue Reading

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Things to Know Tuesday June 1st

Man charged in killing of Yale graduate student due in New Haven court CT Post Multiple shots fired at state Capitol building WFSB A year later: The Peter Manfredonia case in CT CT Post CT’s biggest lottery prize in May was $500K; here’s a list of the big winners CT Post For the first time…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Blaming Covid?

1. Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti addressed the approved budget and the latest on Fountain Square. He says covid has delayed plans for the square and school issues like bus driver shortages. ((00:10)) 2. Are you still stuck in your childhood or can’t move on from a death in the family? Counselor, Julius Dudics, tackles how…Continue Reading

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WICC 600 St. Vincent’s SWIM Across the Sound Radiothon

The WICC 600 St. Vincent’s Medical Center Radiothon is Friday, June 18 from 5am to 6pm. Listen for interviews and testimonials from doctors, patients and staff. All proceeds go to St. Vincent’s SWIM Across the Sound. Tune in to an amazing day full of great Auction Items, Tons of Prizes, and a great lineup of Special Guests.…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Paid College Athletes

1. After a CT senator proposed the idea to unionize college athletes, Congressman Jim Himes comments on it. He also touched on an infrastructure bill that could mean big news for our train systems. ((00:10)) 2. Less than 2 weeks left of the session and there are still questions around zoning, marijuana and a budget.…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Mail Troubles

1. There’s a small window to have YOUR VOICE HEARD about the 10-year proposed plan for US mail. Senator Richard Blumenthal weighs in on the issues at hand and says the current postmaster is on the way out. ((00:10)) 2. Heading back to the workplace in person? Who’s responsible for keeping things clean…? Attorney Bob…Continue Reading

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Young Vaccinated People with Heart Conditions

This week, 18 young people in Connecticut entered state hospitals for heart issues. The only common denominator news outlets have highlighted is the fact that all of these patients got the pfizer covid vaccine. Dr. Browne says the vaccine isn’t necessarily causing these heart problems. In fact, he brought light to a huge issue we…Continue Reading

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Things to Know Thursday May 27th

More bear sightings prompt another warning from Trumbull police CT Post More than 2,000 Eversource customers affected by outages Wednesday night CT Post ‘We are open for business.’ Lamont urges return to normal as infection rate drops CT Post Interest in vaccinations increased after CDC announced new mask guidance WFSB McDonald’s I-95 service plaza workers…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Wire Fraud Charges

1. Rowena White with Mayor Ganim’s office comments on the recent arrest of Sen. Bradley and former Chief Perez checking into prison. ((00:10)) 2. Before you panic, there’s NO wind farm coming to Bridgeport but Dan Onofrio explains the plans and opportunities that are coming. ((04:09)) 3. Mayor Ben Blake shares his thoughts on the…Continue Reading

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WICC Pet of The Week

Over the past year, there are fewer and fewer dogs coming in to the shelter. As a result, several of our dog walking volunteers have transitioned to being cat cuddlers, and they give a whole new insight into our feline friends. Today we introducing Mila—a cat so cuddly that the dog loving volunteers are head…Continue Reading