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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Shopping Small

Dec 10, 2019

Many Americans are shopping online or going to big box stores to find deals. It’s no wonder independent stores on Main Street struggle to survive. What can be done to save mom-and-pop shops and revitalize downtowns? Our guests: 

John Bazemo / AP

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says he wants to review a wrongful conviction in Suffolk County, one of the longest-running wrongful prosecutions in U.S. history. New York also has the largest state police force without body cameras in the country. Connecticut rolled out a body camera program for its state police last year. Our guests:

Week In Review: December 6, 2019

Dec 6, 2019
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A new Long Island contamination hot spot was found near cleanup efforts for the toxic Bethpage plume. Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont wants a special legislative session before Christmas to settle on a transportation plan. Also, Connecticut’s treasurer plans to divest from gunmakers. And turkeys are invading the suburbs. Our guests:

Can Independent Pharmacies Survive?

Dec 5, 2019
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Independent pharmacies say they’re being squeezed to the brink of closing by the sharp rise in prescription drug prices. We’ll discuss how pharmacy benefit managers affect the flow of customers to big and small drugstores, with guests:

Grading Lawmakers On Environmentalism

Dec 4, 2019
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The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters recently graded Connecticut lawmakers on their environmental policy work. Scores fell largely along party lines, but the group says they need all lawmakers to be on board for the state to make aggressive changes. Our guests:

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