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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Aging Strong

Dec 3, 2019
Immortal shots from Pixabay

New York ranks among the top five worst states for economic insecurity among seniors. Connecticut is in the top 10. But there are agencies working to help seniors, including two in New York that seek to prevent isolation and loneliness. Our guests:

Hans Pennink / AP

Undocumented immigrants in New York will be able to legally get a driver’s license starting this month. Connecticut has had this law on the books for several years now, and some say it has made the roads safer. Meanwhile, a new Long Island cybersecurity center needs workers qualified to take on cybersecurity jobs. We'll discuss both topics with guests:

Retail Economics

Nov 27, 2019
Mark Lennihan / AP

Retail experts predict big box stores will be inundated by Black Friday shoppers this week, but will shoppers choose online stores instead? We’ll discuss what brick-and-mortar stores and malls are doing to get people in the door, with guests:

Dealing With The Holidays

Nov 26, 2019
Rick Bowmer / AP

The days are shorter and colder, and some residents just don’t feel right. Medical professionals say it might be seasonal affective disorder. And for some, the holiday season makes it worse. We'll talk about coping with the holiday season, with guests:

Hunger In Our Neighborhoods

Nov 25, 2019
Patrick Semansky / AP

Food banks and pantries will help thousands of residents from Connecticut and Long Island with donations this Thanksgiving. We’ll talk about why they need more contributions and volunteers to help people who struggle to eat during the holidays, as well as the rest of the year. Our guests: