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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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Hot Weather Shelters Open

Several Georgia communities have shelters open to help people battle the heat blanketing the central and southern portions of the state. Augusta-area residents can find cool air in shelters in...

July 13, 2011 - 11:22am

Asian Demand Boosts Georgia Tobacco

Georgia’s tobacco acreage is expected to hold steady this year, thanks to a new buyer in the state and high demand in Asia. Tobacco acreage has been dropping for two decades. Experts expected fewer...

July 11, 2011 - 12:50am

'Dram Shop' Ruling Confirms Law

A Georgia Supreme Court ruling this week likely won’t have much impact on the state’s convenience stores. The court said a convenience store can be sued if it sells alcohol to an intoxicated...

July 6, 2011 - 11:45am

Shrimp Harvest Down So Far

It was a rough winter for Georgia’s shrimp industry. Fisherman caught 69,000 pounds of shrimp from January to May, 13 percent of the 10-year average of 537,000 pounds for that same period. Georgia’s...

July 5, 2011 - 9:00am

Kemp Wants Early Primary

The state’s top elections official thinks Georgia should be among the first Republican presidential primaries in 2012. Secretary of State Brian Kemp said Thursday he is considering scheduling...

June 30, 2011 - 12:35pm

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WORKING: Grad School?

Some college graduates are foregoing the workplace for more education after they graduate. They're heading right back to the classroom in pursuit of graduate degrees, hoping the turbulent job market...

March 15, 2013 - 8:04am
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WORKING: Where's My Promotion?

You’ve worked hard, you’ve been getting more responsibility and bigger projects. And now there’s a chance for a promotion. But you don’t get it. And no one can tell you exactly why. Why don’t...

March 8, 2013 - 11:14am
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WORKING: Competitive Edge?

Are you competitive at work? What does that look like? And do your co-workers see you that way? You may think you’re plenty driven in your job and that it’s obvious to others, including your boss....

March 1, 2013 - 6:10am
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WORKING: Merged

American Airlines and U.S. Airways are getting hitched. So are Office Depot and OfficeMax. Those have been high-profile mergers announced in the last 10 days, but these deals happen all the time on a...

February 22, 2013 - 5:16am
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WORKING: Be Happy, Make More

The old Beatles tune “Can’t Buy Me Love” keeps rolling around my head as I think about this week’s segment with workplace expert Brandon Smith. It’s not quite what we’re talking about, but the...

February 15, 2013 - 9:18am

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