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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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State Among Worst in Nation for Construction Job Losses

The construction industry in Georgia lost 7.5 percent of its jobs last year, the fifth highest construction job-loss rate in the nation, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors...

January 26, 2011 - 10:36am

Race to the Top Means Merit Pay for Teachers

Teachers in 26 Georgia school districts soon will be paid based on how well their students do on standardized tests. The merit-pay plan is part of the $400 million Race to the Top federal grant...

January 20, 2011 - 10:36am

More Kids Need Free Lunch

The nation’s listless economy is showing in school cafeterias, where more and more students are qualifying for free or lower-cost lunches. In Georgia, more than 57 percent of school kids are...

January 4, 2011 - 12:57pm

Winter Weather Proves Costly

Two early-season blasts of snow and ice in Georgia have meant lots of salt on the roads and long hours for road crews. And it’s costing millions across the state to keep roads clear. Road clearing...

December 29, 2010 - 8:15am

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WORKING: The Most-Important Hour

I don’t waste any time when I first get to work in the morning. I log into my computer and start preparing for my mornings newscasts and Morning Edition cut-ins. Maybe you start your day with a cup...

September 28, 2012 - 10:45am
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WORKING: Happy Workplaces

Iceland is apparently one of the happiest countries in the world, and that doesn’t stop when all those contented folks go to work in the morning. That prompted Inc. Magazine contributor Geoffrey...

September 21, 2012 - 7:25am
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WORKING: Know Thyself

I read this fascinating blog post the other day on the Harvard Business Review site. The takeaway is that we don’t know ourselves nearly as well as the people around us do. They can actually predict...

September 14, 2012 - 5:07am
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WORKING: Digital Connections

More and more people work from home or have an office that’s in a different city than most of their colleagues. Technology has made it possible for plenty of jobs to be done almost anywhere. That...

September 7, 2012 - 10:40am
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WORKING: Happy Hour

Sometimes it’s a social get-together. Other times it’s a more formal celebration of a job well-done or a promotion. In either case, the after-work, happy hour is pretty common. But do you really have...

August 31, 2012 - 6:01am

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