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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.

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The Lisa Wexler Show - Paula Boggs - 8/12/22

* Lisa talks with Paula Boggs about her journey through law, politics, and eventually starting her band! Photo: iStock / Getty Images Plus Ratiger

20m
Aug 12
The Lisa Wexler Show - Farmer turned Activist Kevin Blacker - 8/12/22

* Lisa talks with Farmer turned Activist Kevin Blacker about what he's fighting for and why he was arrested for it. Photo: iStock / Getty Images Plus Profimaximus

13m
Aug 12
The Norm Pattis Show: Is It Time To Stop With The Raid On Former President Trump?

* After arriving late due to a court hearing, Norm came on to voice his voice his opinion on former President Donald Trump and the raid on his estate in Mar-A-Lago, and how maybe we need to let it go with all the details coming out. Image Credit: Reuters

19m
Aug 12
Cooking with Claud: Corn Just Got Easier

* It's as simple as set it and forget it! Set the oven to 350 degrees and place corn AS IS in the oven for 25-30 minutes. After it's cooked, shuck the corn and enjoy! IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus

7m
Aug 12
Melissa in the Morning: Out of Context?

* 1. Bridgeport city councilwoman Maria Pereira was stripped of all responsibilities after a comment she made at a recent meeting. We got her side of the story. 2. Congressman Jim Himes talked about the Inflation Reduction Act just hours before voting on it in Washington DC. What does it really mean for climate change? 3. Jayme Stevenson is officially the Republican candidate facing Congressman Himes for the fourth district seat. We learned more about her campaign.  4. The CDC has relaxed more covid-19 guidelines. We got the latest details from Dr. Andrew Wong.  IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus

47m
Aug 12
Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli: A Tougher Campaign Message?

* Thursday's "Connecticut Today" with Paul Pacelli featured news about a key move at the top of Bob Stefanowski's gubernatorial campaign (0:22). U.S. Navy veteran and Heritage Foundation analyst Brent Sadler joined us to chat about the current state of Navy readiness (8:45). Image Credit: Getty Images

21m
Aug 11
The Norm Pattis Show: Fairfield Housing Developments

* Norm took some time today during "The Norm Pattis Show," to revisit something he talked about a while back involving housing developments in Fairfield. Naturally, this brought out some of the callers to contribute to the conversation. Image Credit: Getty Images

23m
Aug 11
The Lisa Wexler Show - CT Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz - 8/11/22

* Lisa talks with Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz as we are now past the primary stage of election season. Photo: iStock / Getty Images Plus f11photo

25m
Aug 11
Melissa in the Morning: The latest Covid Questions

* After the president took paxlovid, his covid "apparently came back." And that seems common for many who take the medication. But is it really coming back or is that a false headline? Dr. Browne discussed it and answered the latest covid questions including recommendations regarding outdoor dining.  IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus

15m
Aug 11
Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli: A Surprising Choice?

* Wednesday's "Connecticut Today" with Paul Pacelli featured calls and analysis on Leora Levy's GOP U.S. Senate primary win in a three-way race (0:27) Sacred Heart University's Dr. Gary Rose took a look at all of Tuesday's Connecticut primary results (11:09). Image Credit: Hearst Connecticut Media

20m
Aug 10
The Lisa Wexler Show - Dr. Warren Steinberg on COVID - 8/10/22

* Lisa talks with Dr. Warren Steinberg about the latest COVID-19 variants and about the infection rate in CT. Photo: iStock / Getty Images Plus Creative Thinking

12m
Aug 10
The Norm Pattis Show: About Last Night

* Following last night's primary, Norm gave control of "The Norm Pattis Show" to the listeners to talk about what happened last night and what their thoughts were with the results. Image Credit: Fox61

48m
Aug 10
The Lisa Wexler Show - A Different Perspective ft Wayne Winston - 8/10/22

* Lisa and Wayne discuss landlords being able to conduct background checks on potential renters. Photo: iStock / Getty Images Plus AlbertPego

24m
Aug 10
Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli: Calm Down About The Trump FBI Raid

* On Tuesday's "Connecticut Today," host Paul Pacelli urged folks to wait and get the entire story behind the FBI raid on former President Trump's Florida home (0:35). New Haven Independent Editor Paul Bass joined us to talk about this year's primaries (13:51) as did SCSU Political Science Prof. Jonathan Wharton (25:05). Former FBI agent Ken Gray discussed Monday night's raid on former President Trump's Florida home (35:49). Image Credit: Reuters

48m
Aug 09
The Norm Pattis Show: Greg Dillon

* Norm welcomed former Branford police officer, whistleblower and author of "The Thin Blue Lie: An Honest Cop vs The FBI," Greg Dillon onto "The Norm Pattis Show" to talk about his book and the recent raid on former President Donald Trump's estate at Mar-a-Lago. Image Credit: Pam Johnson/The Sound

31m
Aug 09
The Lisa Wexler Show - Greg H. Kats Smart Surfaces Coalition - 8/9/22

* Lisa talks with Greg H. Kats about what we can do to improve what we pave our roads with, that can make them more environmentally friendly. Photo: iStock / Getty Images Plus samuel howell

25m
Aug 09
Melissa in the Morning: Jump Ship

* 1. We are living in weird times...unemployment is at an all-time low, employers are desperate for workers but employees are struggling to find happiness and opportunities in the workplace. Career strategist, Julie Bauke, gave some perspective on this and tips on how to determine what's best for you.  2. Snapchat has rolled out new parental controls helping parents oversee who their kids are talking to but not hovering too much. Social media consultant, Krista Carnes, weighed in on this new change and what it means for families.  3. This week is National Farmers Markets Week. Commissioner of the Dept. of Ag, Bryan Hurlburt, talked about the significance of Connecticut's 5,000+ farms. Find one near you at ctgrown.org http://ctgrown.org IMAGE CREDIT:  iStock / Getty Images Plus

47m
Aug 09
Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli: Use Your Head When You Vote

* On Monday's "Connecticut Today" with Paul Pacelli, we wondered if Connecticut voters use their heads or their hearts when they make decisions at the ballot box (0:26). We also featured recorded remarks from Connecticut Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy on passage of the Inflation Reduction Act (9:28). Image Credit: Getty Images

20m
Aug 08
The Norm Pattis Show: Pleasure Beach Bridge and Memories

* Norm kicked off "The Norm Pattis Show" with a story about the Pleasure Beach Bridge being torn down after decades of sitting dormant and callers went crazy. Throughout the show, Norm and his guest, Mike Boyer of Carolina Craft Legal, took calls and tried to piece together what's actually going on at Pleasure Beach. Image Credit: Hearst Connecticut Media

51m
Aug 08
The Lisa Wexler Show - Ingrid Newkirk PETA President - 8/8/22

* Lisa talks with PETA founder Ingrid Newkirk about her new book and about the difficulties of being on the front lines of advocating for animal's rights. Photo: iStock / Getty Images Plus ngothyeaun

26m
Aug 08
Melissa in the Morning: Best from Biden

* 1. The Senate passed an Inflation Reduction Act with the greatest part covering healthcare subsidies and prescription drug costs. Alan Sheketoff of Macman Insurance Associates shared why this could be the best thing President Biden has done during his time in office. ((00:10)) 2. UConn's star player is starting the recovery journey from an ACL reconstructive surgery. But what does that entail? Dr. Michael Redler with CT Ortopaedic Insittute St. Vincent’s Medical Center talked about it. ((14:23)) 3. Crime on the Mind: Carjackings Part Two ((27:22)) IMAGE CREDIT:  iStock / Getty Images Plus

41m
Aug 08
Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli: How Does Donald Trump Help In Connecticut?

* On Friday's "Connecticut Today," host Paul Pacelli analyzed former President Trump's endorsement of Leora Levy for the upcoming GOP Senate primary (0:34). Dominic Rapini - the Republican Party-endorsed candidate for Secretary of the State - joined us to talk about his campaign and ideas on how to better run the SOTS office (10:17). The Yankee Institute's Marc Fitch returned to chat about a feature story he wrote regarding dog licensing in Connecticut (22:54).  Image Credit: Getty Images

32m
Aug 05
The Lisa Wexler Show - Julie Benko - 080522

* Lisa gets to talk with Funny Girl's newest star Julie Benko. Photo: iStock / Getty Images Plus stu99

23m
Aug 05
The Lisa Wexler Show - Ian Warburg - 080422

* Lisa chats with Ian Warburg about big changes coming to the Saugatuck section of Westport. Photo: iStock / Getty Images Plus Jupiterimages

15m
Aug 05
The Lisa Wexler Show - Jason Greenblatt - 080422

* Lisa talks with Jason Greenblatt who served as the Envoy to the Middle East under President Trump and author of In The Path of Abraham. Photo: iStock / Getty Images Plus Oleksii Hlembotskyi

17m
Aug 05
Cooking with Claud: Corn Crepes

* INGREDIENTS: 1.5-2 cups of corn kernels 1 cup of whole milk or skim 2 table olive 3 large eggs ½ cup flour 1/3 cup of corn meal Cooked bacon, ham or sausage (whatever meat you prefer) Mozzarella

7m
Aug 05
Melissa in the Morning: Love Letters in Wartime

* 1. When local writer and producer Lisa Franco walked into an antique shop on Cape Cod eleven years ago, little did she know she would stumble upon a treasure that would change the course of her life. Lisa Franco shared her journey of writing . ((00:00)) * 2. Governor Lamont took listener questions about taxes, health topics, law enforcement numbers and more. ((13:54)) * 3. Bridgeport is installing security cameras on the outside of all school buses to crack down on drivers bypassing stopped buses. But what’s being done about bus-rider bullying? We spoke with Fran Rabinowitz, executive director of the CT Association of Public School Superintendents about this. ((30:51)) * IMAGE CREDIT: Lisa Franco

43m
Aug 05
Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli: What Should President Biden Do About Brittney Griner?

* Thursday's "Connecticut Today" with Paul Pacelli took a look at the options the U.S. now has in trying to get Russia to release imprisoned WNBA star Brittney Griner (0:31). Darien/Norwalk GOP State Representative Terrie Wood talked about her candidacy for the Republican nomination in this year's Secretary of the State race (15:00). Image Credit: Reuters

26m
Aug 04
The Norm Pattis Show: Norm's Emu

* In an unusual opening to "The Norm Pattis Show," Norm talked about his emu and a hard time he's going through with him. So much so that someone else with an emu called in! Image Credit: Getty Images

19m
Aug 04
Melissa in the Morning: International Matters

* 1. Senator Blumenthal called on his way to the Pentagon to talk about the war in Ukraine. He also talked about Nancy Pelosi's recent trip to Taiwan and the death of an Al-Qaeda leader overseas. ((00:10)) 2. An afterschool program is open for registration in Bridgeport and it's available in the summer too! We learned about the Lighthouse Program and the work it has accomplished in 30 years. ((07:46)) 3. Zoo Minute: Monarch Butterflies ((21:09)) IMAGE CREDIT:  iStock / Getty Images Plus

30m
Aug 04