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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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Georgia Consumers Slightly More Optimistic

A slowly recovering economy and more realistic expectations gave Georgia consumers a bit more confidence this spring. A semi-annual survey from Georgia Southern University showed 61 percent of people...

April 17, 2011 - 3:29pm

HIV Tests At Georgia Black Colleges

African Americans account for more than three-quarters of new HIV cases in Georgia. That is more than the nation overall, where nearly 50 percent of newly diagnosed patients are black. HIV infection...

April 14, 2011 - 1:00am

Crime Labs Losing Staff

Scientists and technicians at Georgia’s state crime labs are finding greener pastures in other states, and their departure for higher wages elsewhere is making it harder for the labs to work through...

April 11, 2011 - 1:00am

Audit: Double Dipping Doesn’t Cost More

A state audit finds that teachers who retire and then return to work don’t cost the state extra money. Georgia allows retirees to return to work to so that classrooms are never short of teachers....

April 6, 2011 - 1:00pm

Can You Quack “Aflac”?

Around the country, people are trying to quack their way to fame as the new voice of the Aflac spokesduck. The Columbus-based insurance company is having open casting calls in six cities, including...

April 6, 2011 - 12:28pm

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Working and Career

WORKING: Handling Criticism

We usually call it “constructive,” but criticism at work often doesn’t feel all that helpful. Maybe it’s because we were blindsided by the feedback or because it felt unjustified and the conversation...

February 15, 2012 - 9:20am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Explaining A Layoff

Scenario: you’re fresh out of college and you get your first “real” job. But after a few months, you’re laid off. Now it’s time to start interviewing and finding another job. How do you handle this...

February 8, 2012 - 8:16am
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Working and Career

WORKING: When 'Nice' People Lose

The old saying goes that nice guys finish last, whether it’s romance, business, whatever. It seems a bit counterintuitive, but a string of studies and surveys in the last six months or so have...

February 2, 2012 - 11:00am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Use It Or Lose It

If you’re like lots of workers, you lost some vacation time at the end of the year. A Harris Interactive survey at the end of last year found many people forfeited some of their accumulated vacation...

January 25, 2012 - 10:26am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Just One More Thing...

A job interview is as much about you your potential new employer selling you on their organization as it is about you selling yourself to them. Our work and career guru Brandon Smith says there’s...

January 18, 2012 - 9:50am

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