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Joshua Stewart is the local host of Morning Edition on GPB Radio. He’s also hosted Weekend Edition and filled in on All Things Considered in addition to reporting news from around the state. He came to GPB in 2010 from Tampa, Fla., where he hosted All Things Considered and produced an award-winning local public affairs program called Florida Matters at WUSF Public Media. Joshua’s work has been recognized with two regional Edward R. Murrow awards and numerous Associated Press nods. He grew up along the World’s Most Famous Beach and lived throughout Florida before coming just a little north to Georgia. Joshua also reported and worked with college journalism students in Jacksonville.

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Earnings Improve for Georgia’s Banks

After a rough 2009, the Georgia banking industry is seeing signs of improvement. Two-thirds of the state’s banks saw better earnings last year over their 2009 performance and fewer institutions...

February 24, 2011 - 12:31pm

Wildfires Contained in Northwest, Southeast Georgia

Firefighters have contained several large wildfires burning across the state, according to the Georgia Forestry Commission. “We’re cautiously optimistic that most of the fires currently burning are...

February 23, 2011 - 12:17pm

Rural Georgia Still Lacking Enough Broadband Access

Faster-than-dial-up Internet access is available in virtually all of Georgia, according to a national map of broadband service. But some rural parts of the state – especially north, central and...

February 21, 2011 - 1:00am

Proposal Ties University Tuition Hikes to Inflation Rate

A proposed constitutional amendment in the Georgia House would limit tuition increases at the state’s universities to the rate of inflation. Any hike greater than the inflation rate would have to be...

February 11, 2011 - 12:01pm

Home Values Fall, More Homeowners Underwater in Georgia

More than half of Atlanta homeowners owe more on their mortgages than their home is worth, according to new data from real estate Web site Zillow.com. The rest of Georgia seems to be faring better,...

February 10, 2011 - 1:01pm

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WORKING: The Pendulum Swing - Labor Shortages Coming Soon?

Some economists say the United States is facing a labor shortage in the next 10 to 15 years, in part because there’s about to be a mass exodus in the workforce as baby boomers finally retire. That’s...

May 12, 2014 - 3:45am
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WORKING: Forget Your Resume - Where's Your Website?

More and more career advisers say job-seekers need a personal website to stand out—the standard resume just isn’t enough anymore. The argument is that having a unique website dedicated to a job-...

April 21, 2014 - 4:23am
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WORKING: Sharing Employees' Salaries Might Make Them Work Harder

Ever wonder what your co-workers take home every payday? Though many workplaces forbid talking about that, new research suggests being open about pay actually makes people work harder. It may sound...

April 14, 2014 - 3:32am
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WORKING: Why Young College Grads Can't Find Work

About one in five young people in Georgia—ages 16 to 24—is out of work. For people in their early 20s, the numbers are even worse at close to 40 percent. Workplace and career expert Brandon Smith...

April 7, 2014 - 4:28am
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WORKING: Making Weekends Work Doesn't Mean Working On The Weekends

People who are considered successful don’t just use the work week to get ahead. Many use their weekends, too. But maybe not in the way you think. “What these people realize is, life is like a report...

March 31, 2014 - 3:00am

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