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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Local Film Festivals

Jun 27, 2019
stokpic from Pixabay

There are a lot of film festivals in our region, offering insight into the latest work by famous directors and first-time filmmakers. They also bring an economic boon to the region. Today we'll discuss the business of film festivals, with guests:

Identifying Mental Health Crises

Jun 25, 2019
Justin Martin from Pixabay

Anyone can find themselves in a mental health crisis. Military veterans, at-risk teens and children exposed to violence, to name a few. How do we recognize a mental health crisis and what can we do to help? Our guests:

Data Privacy And Consumer Protection

Jun 25, 2019
Rich Pedroncelli / AP

Consumer data is incredibly valuable. Businesses are using more sophisticated methods to secretly gather that data and increase their profits. How much do they know about us, and what is being done to protect consumer information in New York and Connecticut? Our guests:

Week In News: June 21, 2019

Jun 21, 2019
Johnathon Henninger and Hans Pennink/AP

This week New York lawmakers passed a bunch of bills, but what happened to legalizing marijuana? In Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont hasn’t given up on tolls. And will there be a special session, and if so which bills will lawmakers take on? An update on the big stories this week with our guests:

Fighting The Opioid Epidemic

Jun 20, 2019
Jessica Hill / AP

Authorities on Long Island say the opioid epidemic is fueling the sex trafficking industry. In Connecticut a new statewide program is underway to track opioid overdoses and deaths. And attorneys general in both states are going after prescription drugmakers. We'll discuss the opioid crisis with guests: