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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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Melissa in the Morning: Hat in the Race

State Rep. Caroline Simmons is running for Stamford Mayor. She shared her campaign and passion for serving the city. 00:10 Do you see vulnerability as a weakness?? Counseolor, Julius Dudics, talked about the importance of opening up. ((08:47)) Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti is pumped that the motel proposal is a definite NO! ((16:06)) We are…Continue Reading

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Enter to win: Beach Boys w/ Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals

The Beach Boys with Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals are coming to the Hartford HealthCare Amphitheater in Bridgeport on Sunday August 29, 2021. Tickets are on sale at www.livenation.com. Enter here to win a pair of tickets! Your browser does not support iframes. Please visit https://wicc600.listenernetwork.com/Contest/6YVVSW.   Continue Reading

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Things to Know Monday May 24th

Half of US states have fully vaccinated at least 50% of adults. We need to keep going to prevent future outbreaks, official says WFSB Darien to give first selectman a raise. Here’s how much leaders in other towns earn. CT Post This season of ‘American Idol’ was a close competition – until one very strategic…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Where is God?

1. Marriage consultant, Bob Donovan, talks about struggling marriages and where God is in the relationship. ((00:10)) 2. Sen. Bob Duff talks about sports betting and zoning legislation. ((14:22)) 3. Sen. Tony Hwang talks about the sidelined public option bill and the latest on zoning and segregation. ((22:45)) 4. The CHRO released a report showing…Continue Reading

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Cheese Fondue

INGREDIENTS: 5 cups of swiss and gruyere cheese shredded 1 clove of garlic 3 tbsp flour 1 ½ cups dry white wine 2/3 cup of milk 1 tbsp Dijon mustard ½ tsp nutmeg OPTIONAL 1 tbsp of brandy RECIPE: — Shred cheese and let it sit at room temperature — Add flour and garlic —…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Incentives for Essential Workers

1. Governor Lamont talked about getting people back to work and whether incentives are also coming for the employed who stayed at work during the pandemic. ((00:10)) 2. Congressman Jim Himes talked about the cease fire in the middle east and what a two-state solution could look like to avoid more conflict. ((16:15)) 3. Dr.…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Handling Middle East Conflict

1. Senator Blumenthal says he will vote against his party if need be to support Israel in this war. ((00:10)) 2. Senator Alex Kasser, led the effort behind Jennifer’s Law, and hopes Governor Lamont passes it. ((13:20)) 3. Luke Frey of the BBB warns people about rental car scams. ((21:50)) IMAGE CREDIT:  iStock / Getty Images…Continue Reading

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Too Soon by the CDC??

Dr. Fred Browne was as shocked as Melissa when the CDC announced last week that anyone fully vaccinated doesn’t need a mask AT ALL! Dr. Browne called it a little dramatic on their part and his fears around it. Plus, Dr. Browne addressed data surrounding pregnant women getting the covid vaccine. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: The Race for Shelton Mayor

1. Former Shelton cop, David Eldridge, announced his run for mayor 2021. What he wants to bring to the city and the tension between him and Mayor Mark Lauretti. ((00:10)) 2. Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim addresses sketchy underground businesses and crackdowns on illegal ATV riding in the city. ((08:28)) 3. Stew Leonard Jr. talks about…Continue Reading

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WICC Pet of The Week

Meet Mack and his amazing teefers! Mack is a 6 year old English bulldog with a goofy grin and a playful personality. As a bulldog, he is generally on the low energy side, and loves to cuddle. He can be nervous of new people, so it’s important to let him come to you to begin…Continue Reading