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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Wind Energy From Offshore Long Island

Apr 24, 2019
Michael Dwyer / AP

Acres of ocean are carved out for offshore wind projects in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Long Island. The proposed energy projects are expected to power much of the Northeast. New York will decide soon what companies will be awarded projects. Orsted and Eversource are vying for a state award to make Port Jefferson the hub for all the companies' offshore wind projects in the Northeast. The federal government is proposing even more ocean for wind energy in the Atlantic, off Long Island's South Shore.

Measles: The Canary In The Coal Mine?

Apr 23, 2019
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Connecticut authorities have confirmed three cases of measles in the state since the beginning of the year. Lawmakers in Hartford say a growing anti-vaccination movement is to blame, and they’re considering legislation, admittedly contentious, to end religious exemptions for required vaccinations in schools. New York lawmakers have proposed similar legislation as a measles outbreak has sickened hundreds, primarily from Orthodox Jewish communities in Brooklyn, Queens and Rockland County.

The Legacy Of Earth Day

Apr 22, 2019
Elaine Thompson / AP

The first Earth Day was organized nearly 50 years ago after a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara led lawmakers, companies and scientists to support environmental protections. Now Earth Day is celebrated in more than 120 countries. But is our environment, and are we, any safer from climate threats and human intervention? We’ll discuss the legacy of Earth Day with guests:

Jon Elswick / AP

It’s the day after the release of the Mueller report and we’re still unpacking its key points. Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont’s been in office for 100 days. How’s he doing? In New York Governor Andrew Cuomo makes tuition free for Gold Star families. We’ll talk about these stores and more with our guests:

Baby Boomers: Self-Medicated And Depressed?

Apr 18, 2019
David Cassolato from Pexels

The Baby Boomers are going through a rough time. A rollercoaster economy and skyrocketing divorce rates have led to a depressed and self-medicated generation. But the worst of it is are those who have opted to take their own lives because of the stress. What can be done to save America's largest generation? Our guests:

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