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An AM radio station covering Bridgeport and Fairfield County. This podcast will focus on the communities, people and news of the area.

An AM radio station covering Bridgeport and Fairfield County. This podcast will focus on the communities, people and news of the area.

Location:

United States

Description:

An AM radio station covering Bridgeport and Fairfield County. This podcast will focus on the communities, people and news of the area.

Language:

English


Episodes

1180: Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli: Get Lit

3/1/2021
Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli opened up the month of March with a few interesting thoughts and conversations. First, Paul opened up about recreational marijuana possibly being legalized in the state of Connecticut, and how it may be a little more than just that (0:27). Next, we carried Governor Ned Lamont’s latest meeting with the media, and it sounds like restrictions could begin to be lifted soon (9:00). Finally, Sue Hatfield, the Chairman of the Connecticut Republican Party joined...

Duration:00:37:45

1178: Melissa in the Morning: Asking the Hard Questions

3/1/2021
1. A human rights attorney talks about transgender and gender neutral protections in CT. ((00:10)) 2. Sen. Duff talks about marijuana legalization and religious exemptions for child vaccinations. ((10:56)) 3. Sen. Hwang talks about the opposing side of legalized marijuana and frustrations over the public health option. ((26:42)) 4. Marriage consultant, Bob Donovan, gives six ways to help keep your union working instead of breaking. ((35:18)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus

Duration:00:42:50

1177: Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli: A Return To In Person Education

2/26/2021
Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli wrapped up another busy week with a can’t miss show. First, Paul spoke with Don Williams, the executive director of the Connecticut Education Association about when we can see more in person returns to school (0:36). Also, House Republican leader Vin Candelora joined in to talk about what’s going on at the Capitol and something that happened on the Covid-19 front (10:03) Image Credit: Getty Images

Duration:00:19:12

1175: Melissa in the Morning: Dr. Gifford Stops by

2/26/2021
1. CT's Acting Commissioner of Dept of Public Health, Dr. Gifford, talked about the rollout plans and what the Johnson and Johnson vaccine will mean for Connecticut. ((00:10)) 2. Congressman Jim Himes talks about stimulus money and PPP loans. ((05:52)) 3. Senator Kevin Kelly talks about the broken parts of the public health option legislation ((12:50)) 4. Monroe First Selectman Ken Kellogg looks at our upcoming "second summer" ((22:45)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus

Duration:00:30:15

1173: Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli: Increasing The Waging War

2/25/2021
Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli was cut short due to the UConn game tonight, however, Paul was able to touch on one major subject that came out, and that was the idea of increasing minimum, he took some calls and he spoke about it at length himself Image Credit: Getty Images

Duration:00:17:29

1172: Melissa in the Morning: Slamming Social Media Giants

2/25/2021
1. Senator Blumenthal slams social media giants over fake news articles not being pulled. ((00:10)) 2. Gregg Dancho talks about legislation to better protect animals during "pandemics" ((08:57)) 3. The BBB talks about the importance of saving your money now more than ever. ((17:17)) 4. It's Fairfield County Giving Day! ((22:34)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus

Duration:00:29:28

1171: Debunking Covid Vaccine Theories

2/25/2021
Dr. Browne dives into the truths behind vaccine theories. We touched on infertility fears, genetic coding questions and whether one vaccine is better than the other. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus

Duration:00:10:01

1170: Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli: A Day At The Republican Races

2/24/2021
On "Connecticut Today" with Paul Pacelli, Paul opened the show with his thoughts on the latest developments regarding a legal challenge filed by some female Connecticut high school track athletes who claim that having to compete against transgender athletes violates their civil rights (0:52). Next, Stratford attorney Ben Proto called in to talk about his run to fill the seat of former Connecticut Republican Party Leader J.R. Romano and how he’s planning for another run later this year...

Duration:00:26:11

1169: Melissa in the Morning: Spring Preview

2/24/2021
1. Dan Onofrio talks about the vaccine rollout plan and the backlash from local restaurant owners. ((00:10)) 2. Milford Mayor Ben Blake previews what's to come for restaurants, beaches and the city for spring. ((08:23)) 3. Westport First Selectman Jim Marpe talks about new businesses coming to town. ((15:01)) 4. Science You May Not Know: Decorating NASA ships and why it matters. ((22:07)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus

Duration:00:31:13

1167: Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli: Just A Theory

2/23/2021
On "Connecticut Today" with Paul Pacelli, Bridgeport Democratic State Representative Steve Stafstrom called in to talk about all the issues being discussed at the Capitol in Hartford (0:34). Connecticut Food Association President Wayne Pesce joined Paul with his reaction to Governor Ned Lamont’s decision not to include grocery store employees as "essential employees" in the state's continued coronavirus vaccine roll out (13:09). Finally, Southern Connecticut State University History...

Duration:00:32:33

1166: Melissa in the Morning: The Gaps to Public Option

2/23/2021
1. Senator Bob Duff talks about what he believes works with the Public Option legislation. ((00:10)) 2. Krista Carnes explains why research matters and why you need a backup plan for your computer passwords. ((10:03)) 3. Shelton's mayor shares his take on the vaccine rollout for CT. ((24:06)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus

Duration:00:32:05

1165: Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli: Zoned Out

2/22/2021
"Connecticut Today" with Paul Pacelli opened up the door to a new week with part of Governor Ned Lamont’s meeting with the media on a revised framework for distribution of Covid-19 vaccines. (0:42). Republican State Representative Terrie Wood - representing Darien and Norwalk - called in to talk about proposed bills at the Capitol that could affect zoning controls in local cities and towns (20:00). Finally, Bridgeport Republican Town Committee Chairman Anthony Minutolo called in to talk...

Duration:00:34:46