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Father Knows Best

For Father's Day, Christine and Salt decided to call Christine's dad, retired Colonel Richard Lee — a 30 year career United States Air Force officer and Vietnam veteran for advice. What could go wrong? Read More

9 road trip rules every family tries to enforce

The State of Connecticut is entering Phase 2 of reopening and more people are hitting the roads. Christine and Salt thought now is as good a time as any to break out the Road Trip Rules ! We must leave at least 2 hours late — The *only* way to leave on-time is to tell the family you're leaving 2... Read More

Kudos to CT schools for making graduation memorable and fun

The Cromwell High School Class of 2020 had their moment to shine at a very unsual graduation ceremony. A ceremony that many had anticipated as being less than worthy of what every other graduating class before them received. But at the end of the day, the celebrations were fun and unique and gave... Read More
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Acoustic Sunrise 6-14-20

9 AM WHO KNEW-Pink RIPTIDE-Vance Joy SWEATER WEATHER-The Neighborhood TRUTH HURTS-Lizzo AMAZING-Aerosmith HERE-Alessia Cara THUNDER-Imagine Dragons CRAZY-Seal YOU SHOULD BE SAD-Halsey SET FIRE TO THE RAIN-Adele WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE-Bon Jovi 10,000 HOURS-Dan & Shay ONE CALL AWAY-Charlie Puth 10... Read More
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Governor Lamont message to graduates, Stay in Connecticut!

During Christine and Salt's weekly Friday morning call-in, Governor Ned Lamont congratulated the Class of 2020 with a message of hope, "it may not be the graduation you expected, but it's one you'll never forget" adding, "it's still a land of opportunity." The governor — who has multiple degrees,... Read More
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Get your 2020 Graduation Message on the air

There are a lot of so-called "drive-through" graduations taking place here in Connecticut. It's awesome that local communities have figured out a way to give kids a graduation ceremony while maintaining safe social distancing. But it's a bummer the whole fam can't partake. Christine and Salt to the... Read More

Interview: Hartford Mayor responds to the term Defund the Police

We've been hearing the term "defund the police" on the heels of the worldwide #BlackLivesMatter protests. Do a Google search and you get a myriad of differing results back on exactly what it means. We asked Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin to respond to that term and discuss and how he's working with... Read More
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Hot Debate: German or French potato salad for summer?

There's nothing better than delicious, zesty, tangy potato salad! But every summer, the big debate gets dragged back into the spotlight. Do you prefer German potato salad with mayonaise and eggs or French potato salad with oil, vinegar, herbs and dijon? Annual Summertime Culinary Debate is BACK:... Read More
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My son is graduating and I am NOT OK

My 17 year old son, Alexander, picked up his cap and gown from Cromwell High School today. He's graduating in a drive-thru ceremony with the rest of his CHS Class of 2020 seniors. I'm so proud of him, he's kind and caring, smart and funny — all the things you hope your child will grow up to be... Read More

CT native Melanie Fontana dishes on new Britney Spears song

Newington native Melanie Fontana is a multi-award winning songwriter whose credits include writing tunes for the likes of Justin Bieber, Sia, Halsey, The Chainsmokers, Dua Lipa and Brtitney Spears. Back in 2016, Britney Spears released the Japanese edition of her album Glory, including a song co-... Read More