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 and Connecticut and New York politics. 

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

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Connecticut Highway Tolls: An End In Sight?

Feb 12, 2020
Elise Amendola / AP

Connecticut lawmakers have considered Governor Ned Lamont's toll proposals for over a year. A vote on the trucks-only version could be as early as next week. But what if lawmakers delay a decision and force the plan back to the drawing board? Our guests:

Regional Energy Markets And Climate Change

Feb 11, 2020
Norbert Pietsch from Pixabay

Connecticut and other New England states may back out of the regional energy market because they want to fight climate change more aggressively. We’ll discuss how that move could affect energy deals, from natural gas to offshore wind, with guests:

Connecticut's Aging Workforce

Feb 10, 2020
John Raoux / AP

Connecticut will lose a third of its workforce to retirement in the next few years. And young people aren't going to be around to fill the gap. Who will need to step in and retrain for high-skilled jobs? Our guests:

Fixing Healthcare Costs

Feb 6, 2020
Ross D. Franklin / AP

Healthcare reform is on the legislative agenda for Connecticut Senate Democratic leaders. They’d like to reintroduce a proposal to open up the state employee healthcare plan to the public. But that’s not what Governor Ned Lamont has in mind. We'll talk about bringing down the high cost of health care, with guests:

Mandating The HPV Vaccine

Feb 5, 2020
John Amis / AP

Bills working their way through the Connecticut and New York state legislatures would mandate that children entering 9th grade and 7th grade, respectively, get an HPV vaccination. We’ll discuss why some parents and school districts object, with guests: