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. 

Don't miss a show! Subscribe to The Full Story podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or Google Play.

 

Why Companies Are Fleeing Connecticut

Jun 18, 2019
Courtesy of Pixabay

United Technologies and Raytheon are merging and moving their new headquarters to Boston. Only about 100 jobs will be lost, but the company admits Connecticut doesn’t have the big city attractions of its northern neighbor. Is Connecticut business friendly? Our guests:

The VA MISSION Act

Jun 17, 2019
Jeff Roberson / AP

This month the MISSION Act goes into effect. Promoted by the VA, the law offers veterans more choices and greater control over their healthcare benefits. Will it help veterans get the services they need? We'll discuss the legislation with guests:

Week In News: June 14, 2019

Jun 14, 2019
Elise Amendola / AP

Vaccines rules and rent regulations are the big issues New York lawmakers wrestled with this week. Meanwhile in Connecticut, UTC says it’s taking its headquarters to Boston. How will that affect the economy of the Nutmeg State? We'll find out with our guests:

Gay Pride And LGBTQ Youth

Jun 13, 2019
Kathy Willens / AP

June is Pride Month, which celebrates the spectrum of gender differences. And this year is the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, which gave birth to the gay rights movement. How did we get here? And what is the future of Pride and LGBTQ youth in our region? Our guests:

Carlos Giusti / AP

Efforts are underway to prepare Puerto Rico for another hurricane season. Hurricane Maria devastated the island almost two years ago, forcing many families to relocate to our region. Since then it’s been a struggle for the island to recover and secure federal aid. What happened to those families and how is Puerto Rico recovering? Our guests:

Pages