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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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Jobless Rate Falls To 3-Year Low

Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has fallen below 9 percent for the first time in more than three years. The jobless rate declined for the ninth consecutive month in April to 8.9...

May 17, 2012 - 4:30am

Ga. Foreclosure Still High

Foreclosure activity around the nation fell last month, with fewer filings from the previous month and the same time last year. But in Georgia, bank repossessions, auctions and default notices jumped...

May 17, 2012 - 3:05am

Corps Weighing Reservoir Comments

The national conservation group “American Rivers” named Georgia’s Chattahoochee River as one of “America’s Most Endangered” Tuesday. One of the reasons is a proposed reservoir in Hall County, and...

May 15, 2012 - 10:30am

Chattahoochee 3rd Most Endangered

Georgia’s Chattahoochee River is the third-most endangered in the country, according to a new report from a national advocacy group. Washington-based American Rivers blamed two planned reservoirs on...

May 15, 2012 - 4:38am

Sewer Delays Drift Downstream

Some communities downstream of Atlanta are concerned about a recent decision to give the city 13 more years to finish court-ordered sewer upgrades. Atlanta has spent $1.5 billion dollars since 1999...

May 14, 2012 - 2:46am

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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 and Career

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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