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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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Number of Black-owned Businesses in Georgia Doubles

One in five businesses in Georgia is run by black or African-American owners, according to new survey data from the Census Bureau. The new information is from the 2007 Survey of Business Owners, and...

February 9, 2011 - 12:14pm

Hotel Room Demand Up, Rates Rising

Expect to pay more next time you check in to a hotel. Room rates are on the rise in Georgia and across the nation because demand for rooms is up and there’s no new supply on the horizon, according...

February 3, 2011 - 11:21am

TSA to Test Generic Images for Airport Body Scanners

The Transportation Security Administration plans to test new software on full-body scanners that it hopes will alleviate some travelers’ privacy worries. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International...

February 2, 2011 - 1:17pm

Research Alliance Funding Cut by 75% in Proposed Budget

The Georgia Research Alliance is supposed to turn science-lab ideas into real-world companies, but it might have a lot less money to do that next year. Governor Nathan Deal’s proposed budget gives...

January 28, 2011 - 12:07pm

UGA Students: Relax Tailgating Rules

University of Georgia student leaders want to reverse a handful of tailgating restrictions for the 2011 football season. The Student Government Association met with the university’s game day...

January 27, 2011 - 12:19pm

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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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