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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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Report: Medicaid Cuts Will Hurt Economy

Cutting Medicaid could hurt Georgia’s economy as well as its poor and disabled residents. Medicaid spending is one of the areas targeted in negotiations over reducing the federal budget deficit....

June 29, 2011 - 12:48pm

Nature, History Celebrated In Heritage Area

About a half-hour outside of Atlanta, there’s a federally designated historic area you might not even realize exists. It encompasses 40,000 acres – 65 square miles – in Rockdale, Henry, and DeKalb...

June 24, 2011 - 2:50pm

Watchdogs Say Coal Plant Will Hike Rates

A Georgia consumer advocacy group says a new coal-fired power plant near Sandersville will significantly increase consumers’ power bills. A new report from Georgia Watch says customers of the...

June 23, 2011 - 1:50am

Georgia's Birth Rate Falls

Georgia’s birth rate is continuing to drop, mirroring a national trend and reflecting the still-sagging economy. Early data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show Georgia’s rate...

June 17, 2011 - 12:30pm

Chambliss Unveils iPhone App

Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss isn’t on Facebook or Twitter. But he does have an app for that. Starting Wednesday, you can download an app on your iPhone, iPod or iPad to connect with the senator’s...

June 15, 2011 - 10:55am

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WORKING: Give, Give, Give

The holiday season is all about giving. Maybe that’s gifts to family and friends. Maybe that’s time or charitable contributions. Often this bleeds over to the workplace as companies take on projects...

December 14, 2012 - 6:08am
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WORKING: Better Boss Or Better Pay?

Let’s play what-if. Say you’re called into the corner office and given this choice: You can have a raise, some reasonable amount of money to reflect your value to the company. You can have a new...

December 6, 2012 - 9:51am
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WORKING: Contractor Anxiety

About six weeks ago, I talked to Brandon Smith about the new face of America’s workforce (read more here). A Randstad study noted that companies will continue to use part-time and contract-based...

November 30, 2012 - 6:40am
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WORKING: Abusive Bosses

Instinctively, we all understand that a boss who is abusive – who engages in personal attacks or drives you to constantly produce more, more, more – affects our entire workplace. Now we have research...

November 19, 2012 - 10:59am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Abusive Bosses

Instinctively, we all understand that a boss who is abusive – who engages in personal attacks or drives you to constantly produce more, more, more – affects our entire workplace. Now we have research...

November 19, 2012 - 10:58am

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