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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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Activists Re-enact Moore's Ford Lynching

A group of volunteers is re-enacting an unsolved 1946 lynching Saturday afternoon. Four people and an unborn baby died at the lynching at Moore’s Ford Bridge on the Oconee-Walton county line in...

July 23, 2011 - 4:48am

Congressman Wants FDIC Review

Georgia Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, R-Grantville, wants the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. to take a closer look at how it goes about closing banks. He authored a bill forcing the FDIC inspector...

July 21, 2011 - 12:13pm

White-Nose Syndrome Threatens Bats

A disease known as white-nose syndrome is killing thousands of bats every year in the northeast. And it’s spreading south. It hasn’t made it to Georgia yet, but wildlife officials are watching – and...

July 14, 2011 - 12:56pm

Nurseries, Garden Centers OK In Drought

Georgia’s last drought shut down half of the state’s nurseries and garden centers by some estimates. It was a double-whammy with the sour economy. The current drought, however, has not hit the...

July 14, 2011 - 11:41am

Contractors Plan Heat Training

As temperatures soar, construction workers are at risk for heat-related illnesses. So the Georgia Branch of Associated General Contractors of America is calling for a “safety stand-down” Aug. 3....

July 13, 2011 - 11:36am

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Working and Career

WORKING: Difficult Bosses

Ever had a day where your boss really rubbed you the wrong way? Where nothing you did was right? Those days might not look so bad once you’ve heard the two listener/reader letters Brandon Smith is...

June 8, 2012 - 6:41am
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WORKING: Unemployment's Trauma

Losing a job, for whatever reason, is a life-changing event. It can also be a traumatic one that leads to a loss of confidence and even depression. But Brandon Smith says a few simple things can help...

June 1, 2012 - 9:01am
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WORKING: Summer Jobs

The end of the school year is upon us, and with Memorial Day on Monday, summer has at least unofficially begun. For many Georgia teenagers, that probably means they’re on the hunt for some kind of...

May 25, 2012 - 10:10am
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WORKING: Graduation Advice

Temperatures are warming, the festival season is picking up, and I can almost hear Edward Elgar’s “Pomp and Circumstance” on the air. It’s graduation season – a time for celebrating achievements and...

May 16, 2012 - 9:12am
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WORKING: Attitude Check

We’re all feeling more secure at work, more optimistic about the future, and a little less like we’ll do anything to keep our jobs. So says a new quarterly look at employees' “engagement” from human...

May 11, 2012 - 9:36am

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