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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: Faith At Work Is Dead?

More and more workers are filing religious discrimination claims against their employers. “When we talk about employment claims at work, this is still a very small percentage. But it’s doubled over...

February 10, 2014 - 3:37am
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Snowed in GPB Radio Host Spends Night at Work

I have to admit I didn't take seriously the winter storm that walloped metro Atlanta and other parts of Georgia this week. The forecasts I delivered Tuesday morning on GPB's Morning Edition indicated...

January 31, 2014 - 5:05am
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Working: 'Bring Your Parents To Work' Day Is A Thing... Seriously

Ever heard of a company having an open house for workers’ parents? How about a ‘Take Your Parents to Work’ day? Some organizations are doing that, hoping to tap into the millennial generation’s...

January 20, 2014 - 3:16am
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WORKING: New Goals For A New Year

It’s a new year. For many of us, that means we’re thinking about new work goals for 2014. Good idea, says our resident career expert, Brandon Smith. “If we don’t set goals, we end up just reacting to...

January 6, 2014 - 3:09am
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WORKING: Don't Expect To Get Hired 'Til 2014

Finding a new job here in the final weeks of year is tough. Companies just aren’t advancing their searches for open positions, said Brandon Smith, a career coach and workplace consultant who also...

December 23, 2013 - 4:40am

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