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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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Things to Know Wednesday May 19th

Charles Grodin, ‘Midnight Run,’ ‘Heartbreak Kid,’ star, dies The Hour ‘Jennifer’s Law’ receives near unanimous support in state senate CT Post Milford mall owners present master plan with apartments, offices, but no ‘mall’ CT Post One year after CT first reopened, most COVID restrictions lifted today CT Post President Biden will deliver commencement speech at…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: The Dulos Case

1. We are coming up on the 2-year anniversary of Jennifer Dulos’ disappearance. Legal expert, Bill Bloss, talks about the latest in the case and if it will become a cold case. ((00:10)) 2. Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti addresses gun safety and residential numbers increasing. ((12:10)) 3. Counselor, Julius Dudics, talks about anxiety around covid…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: High School Behavior

1. First Selectwoman Brenda Kupcheck comments on recent Fairfield district stories regarding student behavior. ((00:10)) 2. Senator Bob Duff and Senator Tony Hwang talk about the last 24 days of the session and the hot button topics in Hartford. ((08:45)) 3. Lt. Jim Perez reacts to Pride organizers banning the NYPD from next month’s march.…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Kids Wearing Masks in School

1. Early education consultant, Liz Englander, addresses the idea of some kids wearing masks in the fall while others don’t. Can that work? ((00:10)) 2. State Senator Kevin Kelly shares more big companies saying “hold on, the public health option WON’T WORK for Connecticut.” ((11:47)) 3. The CDC guidelines changed for mask wearing, so what…Continue Reading

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Things to Know Friday May 14th

Nursing home union calls off strike hours before deadline in deal brokered by Lamont CT Post Norwalk high schools choose in-person, outdoor graduations The Hour Bridgeport Islanders sign a new defenseman, and send nine players to NHL CT Post CT state offices will reopen for face-to-face transactions June 1, Lamont says CT Post Man accused…Continue Reading

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Cooking with Claud: Bruschetta

INGREDIENTS: — 2-3 cups of chopped tomatoes — 1-2 tablespoons of chopped red onion — 1 tablespoon of fresh basil — 1 tablespoon of fresh chives — 1 tablespoon of olive oil — 1-2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice — 1-2 tablespoons of minced garlicRECIPE: — Mix all ingredients together — If you want to…Continue Reading

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Things to Know Thursday May 13th

NAACP: ‘We need to send a strong message’ in response to racist incidents in Fairfield CT Post After walking and biking gained momentum during pandemic, CT towns become more pedestrian friendly CT Post Woman who paid deposit for Fotis Dulos’ $6M bond wants money back CT Post Children 12 and up can now get a…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Yankees Outbreak

1. Dr. Browne talks about the New York Yankees covid outbreak. All seven members got the J&J vaccine, so why was there still a surge in team cases? ((00:10)) 2. Senator Richard Blumenthal addresses measures to crack down on hacking situations like the Colonial Pipeline. ((13:25)) 3. Stephanie Swantek with the BeSafe Project talks about…Continue Reading

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WICC Pet of The Week

Esperanza has a name fit for a princess! And that’s exactly how she deserves to be treated. She’s just a year old, out of energetic kittenhood and at an age where she appreciates a snuggle session. She isn’t sure of people when she first meets them, but if you go at her pace and are…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Job Opportunities & Name Changes

1. Dan Onofrio with the Bridgeport Regional Business Council talked about dozens of job openings at the new amphitheater and the business reason why the Sound Tigers changed their name & logo. ((00:00)) 2. Brdgeport Mayor Joe Ganim talked about the task force cracking down on ATV riders plus a stipend for UI customers burned…Continue Reading