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Joy Cardin

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Joy Cardin talks to a wide variety of guests about current issues. Policy-makers and politicos field questions from Joy and her callers on a wide array of timely state, national and international topics.

Joy Cardin talks to a wide variety of guests about current issues. Policy-makers and politicos field questions from Joy and her callers on a wide array of timely state, national and international topics.
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Madison, WI

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Joy Cardin talks to a wide variety of guests about current issues. Policy-makers and politicos field questions from Joy and her callers on a wide array of timely state, national and international topics.

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English

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800-642-1234


Episodes

Two Takes On Judge's Ruling On Wisconsin Ban On Selling Homemade Baked Goods

6/5/2017
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A Lafayette County judge recently ruled that Wisconsin's ban on the sale of homemade cookies, breads and other baked goods is unconstitutional. We talk with one of the challengers in the case, then speak to a critic who disagrees with the judge's ruling.

Duration:00:40:55

Advice For Young Adults And Recent College Grads

6/3/2017
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In this week’s On Your Money, financial planner Kevin McKinley has life and money advice for young adults and recent college graduates. He’ll discuss moving, whether parents should borrow to pay off their kids’ loans, managing student loan payments and when it pays to attend graduate school.

Duration:00:48:57

Week In Review: Trump Exits Climate Deal, Walker On Firearms, Budget And More

6/2/2017
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Join us for the Week in Review. Our guests react to President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate change agreement, Gov. Scott Walker’s reluctance to carrying firearms without a permit, the latest votes on the state budget and more.

Duration:00:49:00

Are Women Really Inferior To Men?

6/2/2017
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Much of the scientific work published on the differences between sexes seeks to reinforce the idea that the female brain is fundamentally distinct from the male brain, according to our guest. She debunks a number of commonly held myths about women and gender differences.

Duration:00:42:23

Tell Joy Where To Get A Doughnut

6/2/2017
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In honor of National Doughnut Day, we explore where to get the best fried - or baked - treats in the state for Tell Joy Where To Go. Join us for a conversation with various bakers around the state about how they make their doughnuts.

Duration:00:42:18

Exploring The Culture Of American Hiking

6/1/2017
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With summer just around the corner, it’s time to lace up those boots and hit the trails! Join us for a trek into the history and culture of American hiking plus a look at the future of America’s trails.

Duration:00:49:04

A Case For Leaving The Paris Climate Change Agreement

6/1/2017
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President Donald Trump tweeted that a formal decision will be made in the coming days, but reports say he is expected to pull the United States out of the Paris climate change agreement. Our guest explains why she says withdrawing from the deal will spare America massive job losses, lost wages and higher electricity costs.

Duration:00:42:31

What To Read This Summer

6/1/2017
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Need a book to read by the lake this summer or while you're on the way to a family vacation? Join us for a conversation with a journalist about which books to check out this summer.

Duration:00:42:11

How To Dominate The Spelling Bee

5/31/2017
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Indian-American competitors have dominated the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the past two decades. Our guest talks about her experience as a former “preteen Indian-American spelling nerd” and explains the role spelling contests play in their integration into American culture.

Duration:00:48:50

A Look At The Changes To Trump’s Communications Approach

5/31/2017
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In his first press briefing in two weeks, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer says President Donald Trump is “frustrated” with news stories about his administration that are “patently false.” Our guest discusses the ongoing feud between Trump and the media. He also reacts to the shakeup in Trump’s communications strategy, including the resignation of Communications Director Mike Dubke, the likelihood of fewer press briefings and more appearances by Trump himself - and what those...

Duration:00:42:28

What’s Ahead For How The U.S. Carries Guns

5/31/2017
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A proposed bill in Wisconsin - which gets a public hearing this week in a state Senate committee - would allow people to carry concealed guns without a permit. This measure would make Wisconsin the thirteenth state to allow concealed carry without a permit, or the training associated with it. We talk with a political science professor about moves at the state and federal level to ease gun-carrying restrictions, plus look broadly at the politics of gun control.

Duration:00:41:50

"The Battle For Veterans' Health Care"

5/30/2017
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Veterans healthcare is in substantially better shape than many people believe, according to our guest, with care that’s often superior to most of the nation’s premier hospitals. She explains how she says the Veterans Health Administration can be improved, why she calls Republicans the agency’s main opponent, and weighs in on what President Donald Trump’s proposed budget would mean for vets’ care.

Duration:00:42:20

Lessons From Summer Camp

5/29/2017
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As summer approaches, it’s time for many children - more than 14 million annually - to pack and head to summer camp. Join us for our conversation with an author who shares his experiences as a camper and a camp director. We also explore the lessons learned at camp and consider how camp can help unplug and connect with other people and with the natural world.

Duration:00:48:40

Should 'Stealthing' Be Considered Sexual Assault?

5/29/2017
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"Stealthing" or the act of removing a condom during sex without the partner's knowledge or permission is currently not a crime but Democratic Representative Melissa Sargent is hoping to change that as she has introduced a bill that would classifying "stealthing" as sexual assault. She joins us to explain why she wants to criminalize the act and provides the latest on what we can expect from the bill.

Duration:00:21:13

Joint Finance Committee Decisions, UW-Tuition Freeze, Medicaid & More State News

5/29/2017
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Join us for the State Capitol Report. WPR’s State Capitol Reporter Shawn Johnson recaps the Joint Finance committee's rejection of Governor Scott Walker's proposed University of Wisconsin System tuition cut and vote to approve his plan that would make drug tests mandatory for Medicaid recipients seeking coverage through the state’s BadgerCare program.

Duration:00:21:11

Barbecue Sauces, Rubs, Marinades And More

5/29/2017
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According to our guest, the foundation of world-class barbecue is not a fancy grill or an expensive cut of meat, but sauces, rubs, marinades and other flavor enhancers. On this unofficial opening weekend of summer, public television’s grilling master Steven Raichlen explains how we can get the most out of our outdoor cooking ventures.

Duration:00:42:00

An All-College Edition Of On Your Money

5/27/2017
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Grab your caps and gowns, because it’s an All College Edition of On Your Money! This week, financial planner Kevin McKinley answers your questions about saving for college, how to choose a school and a major, securing financial aid, and much more.

Duration:00:48:44

Week In Review: Manchester Arena Bombing, Budget Office Analysis Of The GOP's Health Care Bill, Plus The Federal And State Budgets

5/26/2017
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A suicide bombing in Manchester, Great Britain claimed the lives of at least 22 people and left dozens more hurt, the Congressional Budget Office says the GOP's health plan would leave 23 million uninsured, and President Trump's foreign trip continues. We explore the latest political news at the state, national, and international levels with two guests of differing political perspectives.

Duration:00:48:49

Battles Facing Wisconsin's Wildlife

5/26/2017
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A Republican-authored measure is hoping to eliminate woodchucks from Wisconsin's protected species list and establish a hunting season that would allow people hunt and trap them. Also, with a growing population of geese, the Village of Oconomowoc Lake is hiring a crew from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to round up geese next month and euthanize them. Our guest explains the battles facing wildlife in Wisconsin and how these steps could affect the environment.

Duration:00:41:59

Tell Joy Where To Go: Michigan's Upper Peninsula

5/26/2017
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The summer travel season kicks off this Memorial Day weekend. In this week’s edition of Tell Joy Where to Go, our guest makes the case for visiting Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. She discusses her book, “100 Things to Do in the U.P. Before You Die,” including pasties, waterfalls, mine tours and of course, two great lakes.

Duration:00:41:20