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Wisconsin Public Radio's Joy Ride tour comes to UW-River Falls

For more information contact: Dean Kallenbach (715) 839-3868.

OCT. 24, 2008--Wisconsin Public Radio's Joy Cardin will broadcast her statewide issues call-in show live from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls 6-9 a.m. on Oct. 31. Cardin will be joined by local guests and will broadcast in front of a live audience in the Falls Room at the University Center.

The River Falls stop is the seventh and last leg of the statewide "Joy Ride" tour, which spotlights the issues and politics specific to each community. Cardin's program is heard on the 18-station Ideas Network of Wisconsin Public Radio, including western Wisconsin stations 88.7 WRFW/River Falls and 88.3 WHWC/Menomonie-Eau Claire.

In her 6 a.m. hour, Cardin will celebrate Halloween with Mike Norman, UW-River Falls emeritus professor of journalism and author of "Haunted Wisconsin" and other spooky books. Politics and the issues of western Wisconsin will be the topic in the 7 a.m. hour with guest Wes Chapin, a UW-River Falls professor of political science. The "Week in Review" hour at 8 a.m. will include analysis from Brian Huffman, professor of business and economics and Neil Kraus, assistant professor of political science, both from UW-River Falls.

The public is invited to attend and participate in Cardin's broadcast at UW-River Falls. Parking is available in lot Q, north of Cascade Avenue by Third Street. Guests will be shuttled, or may walk, to the University Center. After the broadcast, Cardin will be available to talk to listeners and answer questions until 10 a.m. Coffee, tea and rolls will be available. Details about the "Joy Ride" can be found at or by calling 800-228-5615.


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