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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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'Kudzu Bug' Threatens Soybeans

Georgia’s soybean growers have a new nuisance to deal with: the so-called “kudzu bug.” The insects seem to control the growth of the invasive kudzu plant, but they also like soybeans, a $76 million...

October 18, 2011 - 1:13pm

WORKING: Playing Favorites

If you’re up for that promotion, some recent research suggests you better be “in” with the boss. Favoritism – not job performance or measurable outcomes – determines who gets promoted, according to...

October 14, 2011 - 1:45pm

Regents Want 400 New Residency Slots

A new University System of Georgia committee focused on boosting medical residencies in the state met for the first time this week. Its goal is to ease a doctor shortage in the state; Georgia is...

October 12, 2011 - 2:37pm

Can Georgia Ban Guns In Church?

Gun rights group GeorgiaCarry.org wants a U.S. appeals court to overturn a state ban on guns in places of worship. The sides made their cases to a federal appeals court last week. GeorgiaCarry.org...

October 10, 2011 - 12:50am

WORKING: The Benefits Of Distraction

Prowl Facebook and Twitter during any given workday and it looks like lots of people spend time using social media at work -- and not necessarily for business purposes. Our workplace and career...

October 7, 2011 - 1:45pm

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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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