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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 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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