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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 and Career

WORKING: Growing Benefits

If you’re like most of us, you haven’t seen your pay increase very much since the economic downturn began in 2007. You might actually be getting paid more, however. A USA Today analysis found our...

November 9, 2012 - 6:12am
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WORKING: Scary Co-workers

If you’ve been reading the blog this month, you know Brandon has been writing all about the different kinds of scary co-workers we encounter at our jobs. I won’t belabor the point; you can read about...

November 2, 2012 - 1:00am
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WORKING: Picking Sides

We take time on occasion to answer listener/blog reader letters on our regular Working segment with Brandon Smith. (We have a bit of a backlog on this, too – my apologies.) This week, an interesting...

October 19, 2012 - 6:11am
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WORKING: The Future Workforce

Staffing company Randstad released an interesting new look at the changing workforce last month. A few highlights: 67 percent of companies currently use contingent (temporary, contract, part-time)...

October 12, 2012 - 6:15am
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WORKING: The Public Screwup

The Monday Night Football game Sept. 24 resulted in a controversial win for the Seattle Seahawks. It also played a part in the NFL’s replacement officials losing their jobs. The public outcry helped...

October 5, 2012 - 6:21am

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