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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: The Performance Review

With the new year comes the annual gauntlet of performance reviews for many companies and employees. Many managers see them as one more task on a likely overloaded to-do list, and many employees...

January 12, 2012 - 8:55am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Where's Your Career Going?

It seems like a pretty easy question: What do you really like to do? But in the context of your job (and more broadly, your career), lots of us find it difficult to answer. Our career expert Brandon...

January 4, 2012 - 9:19am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Career Derailers

As the year draws to a close, it’s time to think about those New Year’s resolutions. (OK, I admit, I haven’t figured any out yet, either.) Maybe there’s something in your working life that could use...

December 20, 2011 - 2:23am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Managing Your Online Self

Before you post that latest presidential election poll on Facebook and comment on how your candidate is doing, consider this: Your current (and maybe prospective) bosses could read that. And they...

December 20, 2011 - 2:03am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Workplace Flexibility

Having a little flexibility at work is becoming a big draw for potential employees. A recent Harris Interactive survey showed that more than half of workers factor in the workplace’s flexibility when...

December 14, 2011 - 10:05am

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