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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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Tax Backers Will Pitch Jobs

A landmark penny-sales-tax vote for transportation projects in Georgia is six months away and the campaign to pass the tax is starting to take shape. The pitch to convince voters focuses on boosting...

January 24, 2012 - 3:00am

WORKING: Just One More Thing...

The new year is but a few weeks old, hiring is looking a little better, and unemployment is down just a bit in Georgia. You might find yourself in an interview this year for a new job. Or you could...

January 20, 2012 - 1:45pm

Jobless Rates Drops Again

Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined for the third straight month in December, falling to 9.7 percent. Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said the new number is a one-tenth of a...

January 19, 2012 - 4:39am

Namesake Center Honors King

A packed house remembered Martin Luther King Jr. Monday at the Atlanta church where he preached his message of justice and civil rights. Led by his older sister and his daughter, the service mixed...

January 16, 2012 - 12:44pm

Economy Hurting Rural Hospitals

Hospitals in Georgia are suffering under the weight of the sluggish economy, and the financial strain is especially heavy for smaller, rural medical centers. Nearly half of the state’s rural...

January 16, 2012 - 10:00am

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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 and Career

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 and Career

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 and Career

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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