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How Non-Conformists Move The World

Think of a trailblazers and people like Shakespeare, Edison, Beethoven and Picasso spring to mind: successful non-conformists born with great ideas and the grit to implement them. Not quite, says Joy Cardin's guest organizational psychologist, who points out that trailblazers are often are late bloomers with limited expertise and a tendency to procrastinate. He shares how to cultivate great ideas, put them into action, and sustain them long-term.

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State Capitol Report: Supreme Court Candidate Forum - JoAnne Kloppenburg

As the State Capitol Report continues, Joy Cardin holds her first candidate forum for Wisconsin Supreme Court justice. Joy talks with Wisconsin Appeals Court judge JoAnne Kloppenburg about why she's seeking the 10-year term and the changes she says she would bring to the court. She also answers listeners' questions.

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State Capitol Report: A Preview Of The Supreme Court Justice Primary

Next week, Wisconsin voters will narrow the race for state Supreme Court justice from three candidates to two. In the State Capitol Report, Joy Cardin and her guest law expert discuss the field and why he says the race could be seen as a referendum on Gov. Scott Walker, conservatism or dysfunction on the court.

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How Much Should We Worry About Zika Virus?

The spread of mosquito-born Zika virus, which has been linked to birth defects in children of infected women, has led to travel advisories for pregnant women and, in some countries, advice that women delay pregnancy entirely. What is Zika, and how can countries fight it? Joy Cardin talks to an export on mosquito-born diseases about how Zika is spreading, the challenges it poses, and how big a problem it may become in the U.S.

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Financial Advice For - And About - Millennials

Tune in for a special edition of On Your Money – for millennials! Joy Cardin and financial planner Kevin McKinley have advice with regard to choosing a college and a major and holding a job. They also discuss achieving financial independence, deciding where to live and picking a mate.

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Week In Review: Presidential Race, Local Photo IDs And Muslim Worker Firings

Now that the Iowa caucuses are in the books, the focus of the presidential race is on New Hampshire. In the Week in Review, Joy Cardin's guests react to Ted Cruz's and Hillary Clinton's victories and who's poised to finish strong in next week's primaries. They also discuss a state GOP bill to limit local photo IDs, a Wisconsin company firing Muslim workers over a dispute about prayer breaks, and other top state and national political stories.

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Vote Buying, Voter Suppression, And The Corruption Of Democracy

Can a vote be bought for as little as a pork sandwich – or a pack of cigarettes? Joy Cardin's guest, a civil rights expert, documents cases of past and present electoral fraud and points out that electoral reforms, such as voter ID laws, suppress citizens' ability to exercise their right to vote. A look at vote buying and voter suppression, and their impact on democracy.

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Tell Joy Where To Go For Winter Biking

Even though there's snow on the ground, there are still plenty of opportunities to get out on a bike in Wisconsin. Joy and her guest talk about all things winter biking...from commuting to work to taking out a fat-tire bike on frozen Lake Superior...and look at some of the biking events taking place in the coming months.

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Skin Deep: Colorism In The 21st Century

What happens when blacks discriminate against blacks based on how light or dark their skin is? Joy Cardin and her guest sociology professor discuss how colorism operates within the black community. We'll also examine how the social phenomenon is an issue affecting not only blacks in American society but many communities of color across the globe today.

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The Race For Wisconsin's 8th Congressional District Seat And The New Hampshire Primary

The list of potential candidates for Wisconsin's 8th Congressional District seat continues to grow following the surprise announcement that Republican Reid Ribble will not seek re-election this fall. This week on the campaign trail, Joy Cardin and her guest political analyst examine the district and who may be poised to represent it next. Then, her guest pollster from New Hampshire looks at the latest in the presidential race ahead of next week's "Granite State" primary.

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