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: September 13, 2019

Sep 12, 2019
Seth Wenig / AP

Governor Andrew Cuomo has plans to curb vaping in New York and sue opioid manufacturers. And Connecticut had some key primary elections this week. We’ll bring you the results and more, with guests:

The State Of Nonprofits

Sep 12, 2019 from Pexels

A report by the New York State Comptroller shows nonprofits are employing more people and offering more vital services, like mental health support, to communities. This is especially true on Long Island. Meanwhile, Connecticut is repeatedly accused of being bad for business. Is that true for nonprofits? We'll discuss the state of nonprofit organizations in our region, with guests:

Remembering 9/11

Sep 11, 2019
Craig Ruttle / AP

Eighteen years after the 9/11 attacks many first responders continue to live with PTSD. Now a pilot study from Stony Brook University suggests they could face another mental health challenge...dementia. We examine that study and share your memories of September 11th, with guests:

Overhauling The MTA

Sep 10, 2019
Kathy Willens / AP

The MTA has a new plan to streamline its operations. Supporters say the agency needs to be revamped to work more efficiently, but critics worry it could disrupt service for riders and would cut more than 2,000 jobs. We'll discuss the MTA overhaul plan with guests:

Elaine Thompson / AP

Should elementary and high school students start classes later in the day? Some parents and scientists on Long Island say yes. What about so called safe spaces on college campuses? One university president in Connecticut says...let's talk about it. We will, with guests: