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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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WICC Pet of The Week

We’re thrilled to introduce Lucinda, a stunning and socially outgoing tuxedo cat, who is about 2 years old. She has dainty white paws and a white mask and throat. Her curious green eyes are always asking for pets, treats, or playtime. This confident girl is ready for a family of her own. She has lived…Continue Reading

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Things to Know Wednesday October 7th

Trump allies stumped by unilateral move to scrap stimulus talks CT Post Pence-Harris debate to unfold as Trump recovers from virus CT Post NWS: 50 mph wind gusts could cause CT power outages CT Post Eddie Van Halen Dies at 65 After ‘Arduous’ Battle with Throat Cancer WFSB Stamford police ID man killed in alleged…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Airport Status

1. Our social media consultant breaks down Netflix documentary “A Social Dilemma” and what that means for our society. ((00:11)) 2. The Connecticut Airport Authority talks about how Bradley International Airport is doing during the pandemic. ((11:40)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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Things to Know Tuesday October 6th

Trump, still infectious, back at White House — without mask CT Post Police: CT boy, 10, hospitalized after eating edible pot purchased on social media CT Post Sacred Heart University backs out University of Bridgeport partnership CT Post Westport Police investigate reported bank robbery The Hour Stanton, Yankees power way to 9-3 win against Rays…Continue Reading

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Things to Know Monday October 5th

Secret Service agents, doctors aghast at Trump’s drive outside hospital CT Post Nearly 100 CT guardsmen deployed to southwest Asia CT Post Stratford shoreline protection project gets national recognition CT Post Body found on West Haven beach WFSB AP source: Pats-Chiefs all clear; game tonight on Channel 3 WFSB Burning boat drifts, sparks blaze on…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Infections in School

1. Fairfield First Selectwoman Brenda Kupchick weighs in about uptick in covid cases at Ludlowe High School but nothing at 15 other town schools. 2. Tanya Hughes of Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities talks about the importance of filling out the 2020 census and registering to vote. 3. Officer Mike DeVito talks about the…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Governor Update & Cooking with Claud

1. Governor Lamont talks about the special session, our infection rate uptick and the latest on phone tracking apps. ((00:11)) 2. Cooking with Claud: Dry Rub Wings –RECIPE– 1. Get a big bowl and add paprika, black pepper (ground peppercorn), garlic powder, onion powder, Italian seasoning, oregano, salt and half a bag of parmesian cheese…Continue Reading

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Things to Know Friday October 2nd

Trump says he and first lady tested positive for coronavirus CT Post Shares, oil prices sink after Trump tests positive for virus CT Post Family, NAACP leader calls for FBI to investigate killing at Keystone CT Post Shock, sympathy, mockery: World reacts to Trump infection WFSB Dave Brubeck’s Connecticut home lists to the tune of…Continue Reading

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Halloween Safety Guidelines

The state Department of Public Health has released its guidelines for Halloween. Here’s a link to their recommendations: https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Communications/Guidance/Connecticut-Halloween-Guidance The state says their recommendations were based on the CDC’s advice. Here’s what they’re saying are HIGH RISK Halloween activities: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/holidays.html?fbclid=IwAR3K9-PLKALrRPpTtwiIHJXecBTr7ngkOxspSHE0Ig4W74lDrQhhdfgKE8o#halloweenContinue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: No Meeting for Barrett

1. Senator Blumenthal addresses the big question: Why won’t you meet with Barrett? ((00:11)) 2. Melissa’s brother weighs in on the Disney lay-off’s. ((08:58)) 3. How parents should go from martyr to model for their kids. ((16:50)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading