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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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Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli: Work Burnouts and Catholic Priest

Paul kicks off the week with Dr. Shola Ezeokoli talking about her new book, “Physician Heal Yourself,” regarding work burnout in doctors. Then, Catholic News Agency Editor-in-Chief JD Flynn joins the program to speak about the latest going on in the Catholic Church after the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Spring Assembly. Dr. Shola Ezeokoli:…Continue Reading

Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli: Stratford Voting Controversy

Paul closes out the week discussing the Stratford voting controversy in the 120th State House District with State House Deputy Minority Leader Vin Candelora of North Branford. Then, State Senator Kevin Kelly joins the program for his weekly talk. Vin Candelora (0:17 – 15:32) Kevin Kelly (15:33 – 26:42)   Image Credit / Getty Images.Continue Reading

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Life Talk with Mariette

LifeTalk with Mariette Westport, CT –  KmarEducational Services, Inc., www.KmarEducation.org,  a not-for-profit organization is launching a new self-empowering program in conjunction with Lt. Jim Perez, Fairfield Police, Fairfield, CT., Consultant + Trainer. This is a powerful series of Situational Awareness Workshops that will teach a better sense of situation awareness and is called “ Run…Continue Reading