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The Joy Cardin Show
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Rep. Kessler on assault weapons bill - In the second half of the State Capitol Report, Joy Cardin's guest lawmaker talks about his proposal to ban assault rifles after the mass shooting at a Connecticut school, as well as other changes to Wisconsin's gun laws.
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On Your Money: Millennials Edition - It’s a special Millennials edition of On Your Money!  Joy Cardin’s guest financial planner discusses issues facing people in their 20s and 30s, including buying a first house, a car, saving for retirement, and getting the financial house in order.
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A popular winter attraction in Wisconsin are the ice caves at the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. John’s guest discusses the appeal of these formations.
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Happy 100th To The Crossword Puzzle! - It’s a nine-letter word for a puzzle that’s celebrating its centennial this month: crossword!  Joy Cardin talks with word wizard and crossword puzzle author Richard Lederer about how the game has evolved from its original diamond shape with no black squares to its current form, the significance of the New York Times puzzles, and inv Guest(s): Richard Lederer
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State Capitol Report: 2013 Review And 2014 Preview - 2013 was another busy year for Wisconsin politics… even without recall elections!  In a special year-end edition of the State Capitol Report, Joy Cardin welcomes WPR’s state government reporter to recap Gov. Walker’s book, the UW System’s $650 million reserve fund, and a host of legislative matters.  Then, they look ahead to the race for governor and other priorities facing the state Legislature in 2014.
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Overcoming Addictions - In light of the death of Amy Winehouse and her struggles with drug and alcohol addiction, Joy Cardin's guest discusses various kinds of addiction, how people get hooked, and how to get them help.
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Americans Aren't Going Anywhere - American migration is down in recent years. Fewer people are choosing to relocate or jump at the chance to take a new job across state lines. An economist joins us to discuss the factors contributing to this and what the consequences might be for the national economy.
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Overdiagnosis - Early diagnosis has become one of the most fundamental parts of modern medicine-but is it really that good for us? Joy Cardin's guest after six says that emphasis on screening healthy people promotes disease and distracts the medical community.
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Customer Service - It’s the holiday season and for retailers, it is also return season.  Joy’s guest will discuss how to get good customer service and be a good customer during the busiest time of the year.
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Fresh off his State of the Union address , President Barack Obama heads to Wisconsin with a focus on job-training. In the Week in Review, John Munson’s guests of opposing political perspectives discuss the president’s ambitions, including the possibility of using executive action to accomplish reforms. Plus, they weigh in on GOP State Senator Dale Schultz’s decision to retire , a new poll showing Gov. Scott Walker widening his lead over Mary Burke , and other top national and state...
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End-Of-The-Year Open Line - Tune in for our December open line!  Joy Cardin invites you to weigh in with suggestions for future topics, guests and features, along with your New Year’s wish for the Joy Cardin Show.
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Tommy Thompson Lobbies For Wisconsin, Midwest Interests - Joy Cardin welcomes former Wisconsin governor Tommy Thompson for a discussion of issues facing the state and Midwest.  He explains why he says the region is often overlooked by federal decision-makers, and how he insists the advocacy group that he’s helping to lead will improve life for America’s heartland.
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Lugar, polarization, and Tea Party influence - Indiana Senator Richard Lugar lost a primary election, amid criticism that he was too moderate for Republican voters. After seven, Joy Cardin and her guest look at polarization in Congress and the ongoing influence of the Tea Party movement.
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A favorite winter time sport is snowmobiling. John’s guest discusses where the best trails are for this activity.
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On Your Money: "All Questions Answered" Edition - It’s a special “all questions answered” edition of On Your Money.  Financial planner Kevin McKinley joins Joy Cardin for the last time in 2013 to answer your personal finance questions.  He also has advice on flexible spending accounts, making big purchases despite open accounts, and more.
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Tech-Life Balance - How much sharing is oversharing? When should we turn off the smartphone? Joy Cardin talks to the author of a new book about social media, work, personal relationships, and fostering “tech-life balance” in the age of constant communication.
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New mining legislation - New mining legislation was unveiled yesterday, and it could pave the way for a new iron mine in Northern Wisconsin. Joy Cardin talks to a sponsor of the legislation, then a tribal leader about his opposition to it.
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Volunteering in Wisconsin - A recent report ranks Wisconsin eighth in the nation for volunteering. Joy Cardin’s guest volunteer expert explains why and shares tips on effective volunteering.
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Video Games and Learning - The video game industry is booming: 58 percent of Americans play video games and last year consumers spent 20.77 billion dollars on the hobby. With so much time and money invested in gaming, could video screens become the new classroom? Joy Cardin and her guest gaming experts explore the educational promise of video games.
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Holiday Cocktails - Looking for the perfect holiday cocktail to serve at your New Year's Eve party? We'll get suggestions on how to make the best classic winter cocktails, and we'll get some ideas for new, inventive craft recipes as well.
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Top National Stories Of 2013 And A Preview Of 2014 - The botched Obamacare rollout, Edward Snowden’s NSA leaks, and the IRS and Benghazi controversies were some of the top national political stories of 2013.  Joy Cardin’s guest political scientist discusses the significance of these and other major issues of the year, and what may come down the pike in 2014.
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State Capitol Report: A Look At Eliminating Wisconsin's Income Tax - Gov. Walker says his administration is considering eliminating Wisconsin’s state income tax.  In the State Capitol Report, Joy Cardin’s guest economics professor analyzes the effects of such action and how it’s worked elsewhere.  Then, she talks with a critic of the plan about why he calls it a regressive policy.
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Best Books of 2013 - As the year wraps up and winter sets in, many might be spending more time indoors with a good book. Joy Cardin and her guest discuss the best new books of 2013.
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Defeating the Culture of Bullying - Bullying is not a new problem for adolescents, but in the age of the internet and social media, it's more complex and tougher to combat. This hour, Joy Cardin and her guest discuss why kids bully one another and how to stop it. Plus, yesterday was the fifth annual "r-word day of awareness." We'll get an update from a guest about the nationwide campaign to abolish the "r-word."
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Safe Winter Driving And Emergency Preparedness - At least 70 vehicles were involved and one person killed in a pileup near Milwaukee during a recent snowstorm.  Two other people died in separate crashes.  Joy Cardin’s guest emergency management expert has tips to help you stay safe on the roads, as well as how to be prepared for the worst that winter dishes out.
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The Joy Cardin Show show on 08/09/2007 - Tonight, Democratic presidential candidates participate in a forum with gay rights activists. How will their positions on gay issues shape the race, and the Republican response? Find out, with John Munson and his guest.
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The Music of Elvis Presley - The King of Rock n' Roll Elvis Presley died 36 years ago today. Presley changed the course of American popular music forever by recording music written by African American artists, introducing them to a white mainstream audience. Joy Cardin's guest discusses the music of Elvis Presley and its everlasting influence on American pop culture.
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Cynthia Schuster dissects Wednesday night's State of the State address with two guest legislators and a political scientist.
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State Capitol Report: State budget open line - Voucher school expansion, funding the University of Wisconsin system and a $50 monthly fee for state workers who smoke are just a few of the proposals in Governor Scott Walker's proposed budget. In the second half of the State Capitol Report, Joy Cardin invites you to sound off on the various measures in a special open line.
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On Your Money: Credit Cards, Post-Holiday Financial Struggles, 529 Contributions - Tune in for another edition of On Your Money!  Financial planner Kevin McKinley explains to Joy Cardin why he says using a credit card to buy holiday gifts is a good way to go.  Plus, he discusses how to avoid post-holiday financial struggles, and what people should know about making year-end contributions to their college savings plans.
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Friday The 13th: Are You Superstitious? - It’s Friday the 13th! Does this day make you bring out the rabbit’s foot or clover leaf? Sprinkle salt over your shoulder? Are you avoiding ladders? Joy Cardin and guest explore the psychology of superstition.  
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On Your Money: Special Credit Edition - It’s a special credit edition of On Your Money!  Joy Cardin’s guest credit expert discusses what consumers should know about the security breach at Target, how to raise credit scores, and offers a few credit resolutions for 2014.  He also answers your credit-related questions.
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The Joy Cardin Show show on 01/21/2008 - The presidential race is heating up, as Nevada and South Carolina weigh in... a review, after six, with Joy Cardin and her guest.
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Workplace Etiquette - Business etiquette has come a long way since the days of liquid lunches and the all-male workforce. Bosses act like friends, coworkers complain on social media, and not everyone feels like attending office parties. How do we navigate the shifting etiquette landscape? Joy Cardin talks to Miss Manners about the business of being polite at work.
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Joy Cardin’s guest shares 50 small changes that can make a huge overall change to well-being, proving that small changes do add up!
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Week In Review: State Dems Drop Walker Accusation, Milwaukee Bucks Future, Budget Bill, More - Gov. Walker signs the Indian mascots bill, considers dropping the state income tax, and the U.S. Senate passes the budget bill.  Joy Cardin’s guests of opposing political perspectives discuss those stories and other top national and state news in the Week in Review.
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Atheism in Politics - After U.S. Representative Barney Frank, openly gay for 25 years, retired, he came out again in a different way: he’s also an atheist. A piece in Politico this month reasoned, as a result, that atheism might be “the last taboo” in politics. Joy Cardin and her guest discuss.
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White House Press Secretary Jay Carney grows a beard and it becomes all the rage. Joy’s guest discusses why facial hair is popular these days.
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The Grammy nominations this year could indicate that rock ‘n’ roll could be on life support. John’s guest discusses why this is not the case.
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Tell Joy Where To Go: January 2014 Edition - Whether it’s dropping the carp, dropping the cheese, or enjoying fireworks over the bluffs, there are many ways to welcome 2014.  Joy Cardin’s guest travel expert shares some fun New Year’s Eve plans around Wisconsin, plus winter events and activities to get you through January.
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If you’ve ever listened to music, you’ve probably had the experience of standing in line at the grocery store and suddenly finding your brain stuck on a small portion of a song – whether you like the song or not. Cynthia Schuster talks to a guest about the annoyance of “ear worms,” those repeating snippets of songs that we can’t seem to get out of our heads.
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Forbes: Is Wis. Really Open for Business? - Forbes magazine recently ranked Wisconsin as the eighth-worst state to do business for several reasons, including business costs, regulatory environment and growth prospect. In the second half of the State Capitol Report, Joy Cardin's guest economist talks about what may be holding the state back and what can be done to become more business-friendly. Ranking: http://wpr.net/r/?963
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A Word from Our Sponsors - Joy Cardin and her guest glimpse back into the past to explore the impact of advertising on the Golden Age of radio and how that impact still reverberates today.
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End of Life issues have been in the news recently. The 13 year old girl in California, and the pregnant woman in Texas are both on life support but the wishes of their families are different. Joy’s guest discusses how culture and religion can play a part in these decisions.
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Americans have long gotten used to that dreaded feeling in the pit of the stomach when a hospital bill arrives in the mail because of artificial price inflation. John’s guests discuss why this happens and what can be done about it.
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JFK Assassination conspiracy theories - Tomorrow is the anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. After eight, Joy Cardin's guest looks at conspiracy theories surrounding the tragedy - and says debunking those theories can provide valuable lessons in critical thinking.
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Holiday Candy and Candy Making - The holiday season is a good time to indulge a sweet tooth and also spread some cheer with delicious and gorgeous-looking candy gifts. Joy Cardin talks with two candy experts – one of them blind – about the art of candy making, ideas for sweet holiday gifts, and tips for making your own indulgent treats at home.
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It’s been 50 years since the Surgeon General said smoking can kill you, but millions of people still light up. Joy’s guest discusses why people still smoke.
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Wisconsin is part of the “The Great Lakes” and in those “Great Lakes” are great fish. Joy’s guest discusses where to go for the best ice fishing.
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Most Annoying Word In The U.S.: 'Whatever' - According to a new survey, “whatever” is the most annoying word in America for the fifth consecutive year, followed by “like” and “you know.”  Joy Cardin’s guest pollster discusses why so many people dislike these words and invite you to weigh in with the ones that grind on you the most… or whatever.
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WPR-SNC Survey: Wisconsin Residents On Walker For President, Obama And Obamacare - A new poll from Wisconsin Public Radio and St. Norbert College shows that 51 percent of state residents oppose Governor Walker running for president.  53 disapprove of President Obama’s job performance and 49 percent oppose Obamacare.  Joy Cardin’s guest pollster and political scientist discusses the survey’s findings and the issues behind the numbers.
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Pondering The Milwaukee Bucks' Future Amid Kohl's Announcement, Arena Woes - Milwaukee Bucks owner and former U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl says he is committed to keeping the pro basketball franchise in the city.  Joy Cardin’s guests discuss Kohl’s plans to find investors to keep Milwaukee an NBA town, the prospects of funding and building a new arena, how the state may get involved, and more.
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The Wisdom of 100-Year-Olds - Today’s 100-year-olds lived through World War I, the Great Depression, World War 2, and more. What wisdom do they have that we can benefit from? Joy Cardin talks to a guest who shares what he learned from extensive interviews with America’s centenarians.
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Week In Review: Budget Deal, Obama's Selfie, Common Core, And More - Congress reaches a budget deal, President Obama’s selfie goes viral, and a state panel weighs in on Common Core.  In the Week in Review, Joy Cardin’s guests of opposing perspectives discuss these issues and more of the top national and state political stories.
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Dogs may be our best friend, but that doesn’t mean we can always understand or communicate with them. Joy Cardin talks to a dog behavior expert about how to interpret confusing canine signals, and train our dogs to be the best pets they can be.
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Mondays With Mike: Year-End Edition - For the last time this year, Joy Cardin welcomes WPR Director Mike Crane for another edition of Mondays with Mike.  He’ll bring us up to speed on the latest on WPR programming and operations, and invite you to share your New Year’s wish for Wisconsin Public Radio.
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Fewer than a third of Wisconsinites between ages 18 to 64 got a flu shot last season, one of the worst vaccination rates in the nation. Joy Cardin’s guests from the state Department of Health Services discuss why Wisconsin is lagging behind, the severity of this year’s strain, and address your questions and comments about the flu and vaccines.
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Spotting a bald eagle is a rare and magical event, but this winter’s early freeze, along with successful breeding programs, are creating numerous opportunities across Wisconsin to sight our national icon. A bald eagle researcher “Tells Joy Where To Go,” to encounter these majestic birds.
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State Capitol Report: Walker Signs Bills, Common Core, And More - Gov. Walker signs more than two dozen bills into law, but not the one that would make it harder to force schools to drop their Indian-based nicknames.  In the State Capitol Report, Joy Cardin and WPR’s State Government Reporter review the major items to get Walker’s signature, the latest on an Assembly committee’s Common Core recommendations, and other significant news.
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Wisconsin's Winter Weather Outlook - Wisconsin has been hit with a fair amount of snow and abnormally chilly air over the past couple of weeks… and it’s not even officially winter yet!  Joy Cardin’s guest weather expert discusses what’s going on in the atmosphere, what the long-term forecast has in store for the state, and answers your weather-related questions.
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President Obama recently signed into law the Chimpanzee Health Improvement, Maintenance and Protection bill, or CHIMP. Joy Cardin talks with the director of the largest chimpanzee sanctuary in the world about the impact of the bill on her work and chimps still in captivity across the U.S.
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The role of university professors is changing because of 21st century academic infrastructure. Joy’s guest discusses the “deprofessionalization” of academia.
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Tune in for the State Capitol Report. Joy Cardin welcomes four state lawmakers to lay out their priorities for Wisconsin in 2014, including jobs, education and other issues.
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The Joy Cardin Show show on 01/14/2008 - After six, Joy Cardin's guest, a Wisconsin mom, talks about the Midwest Teen Sex Show, an online show where she teaches sex education.
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Senators Johnson, Baldwin Weigh In On Budget Deal Ahead Of Votes - The U.S. Guest(s): Ron Johnson , Tammy Baldwin
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Holiday Birding At Its Best - As temperatures drop and snow starts to accumulate, many birders pack away their binoculars. Not so fast, say Joy Cardin’s guest wildlife experts. You may miss some rare visitors, like the pine grosbeak or the snowy owl. Join us to explore winter birding and check up on the Christmas Bird Count…
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Despite the popularity of video games, friends and families still gather around board games. What accounts for the last interest? How do board games continue to evolve and remain relevant? Joy Cardin's guest explains.
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The Threshold Singers of Madison sing to people who are seriously ill, dying or grieving. They sing at bedsides in homes, hospitals, hospice centers, or care facilities. Three of the Threshold singers share with Joy Cardin their volition to bring comfort to those who are suffering.
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Ethical Dining Out - We’ve talked about eating food based on where it was grown or how humanely it was produced. But what about the wages or working conditions of those who cook or serve it, or who clean up after you, the customer, leave a restaurant? Joy Cardin talks with an advocate who has helped produce a national guide for restaurant diners who want to eat based on how workers are treated.
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African American and Latino students make up a small percentage of students taking advanced computer science classes in high school. Cynthia’s guest discusses the race and gender divide in the tech field.
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The Best Movies of 2013 - Movie critics have said 2013 was a good year for movies with Oscar buzz starting early this summer.  Our guest will discuss the best movies of 2013.
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Cynthia Schuster talks with a guest author who says that while overt racism is mostly gone from politics, coded racism has become a staple of partisan politics over the last several decades – with phrases like “welfare queen” and “food stamp President” taking the place of direct slurs. And, he says, these “dog whistle politics” are hurting the middle class.
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A rare set of bipartisan measures passed the state Senate with near-unanimous support last week – mental health reforms that would add funding, create programs, and seem to improve access for those in need of treatment. Governor Walker has signaled he will sign the bills into law. John Munson talks with a guest mental health advocate about the impact of the bills and what else is needed in Wisconsin.
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The Common Core academic standards were back in the news last week, after state Superintendent Tony Evers vigorously defended them at a state education conference Wednesday. Governor Scott Walker, speaking Friday at the same conference, says he wants to change the standards and make them reflect Wisconsin more. John Munson talks with an education expert about the fight over the standards and what’s at stake.
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Boston Marathon Explosions - Yesterday at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, there was an apparent bombing that killed a few and injured hundreds. Joy Cardin speaks to an eyewitness about what he saw, and then she talks to a terrorism expert about the explosions.
Topics: Wisconsin Public Radio, The Joy Cardin Show