The Full Story

The Full Story is a lively, thought-provoking one-hour talk show that delivers intelligent conversation on what’s happening right now in our community. Hosted by veteran journalist Ron RopiakThe Full Story explores the news that is important in our region, including the economy, the opioid epidemic, the well-being of Long Island Sound, transportation, and Connecticut and New York politics. We talk with newsmakers, provide context for the issues, and invite listeners to engage in the discussion through social media.

Catch The Full Story live Monday through Friday at 1 p.m. on WSHU News-Talk stations: 89.9 FM, 103.3 FM, 105.7 FM, 1260 AM, and via streaming. The day’s show will air again Monday through Friday at 7 p.m. on all stations, including 91.1 FM. 

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Week In News: November 15, 2019

Nov 15, 2019
Jessica Hill / AP

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont came out with a new transportation plan, and so did the Republicans. U.S. Representative Peter King of New York is not running for reelection. The U.S. Supreme Court decided not to get involved with a lawsuit against Remington filed by the families of Sandy Hook families. We’ll take a look at the week's events with guests:

Lamont's Latest Transportation Plan

Nov 14, 2019
Susan Haigh / AP

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has unveiled his revised transportation plan. The $21 billion plan is funded by low-interest federal loans and tolls on 14 highway bridges. It’s a scaled-back approach compared to the first version of the plan, but many Republicans still say they won’t support a plan that includes tolls. Our guests:

The Right To Be Forgotten

Nov 13, 2019
Ng Han Guan / AP

A Long Island newspaper group will remove its online police blotter reports after a few weeks. In Connecticut there’s a public campaign to expunge the criminal records of low-level offenders. We’ll discuss the right to be forgotten, with guests:

PFAS, The 'Forever Chemical'

Nov 12, 2019
Brian Scott-Smith

Contamination from the toxic chemical group known as PFAS has prompted officials in Connecticut and New York to come up with plans to clean up spills and protect water supplies. We'll discuss efforts to limit the danger of the "forever chemical," with guests:

Veterans Day

Nov 11, 2019
Army Sgt. Henry Villarama / U.S. Department of Defense

There are many people and organizations who seek to do all they can to help America’s veterans. But there are others who do their best to scam them. A special program on Veterans Day, with guests: