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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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Half of Georgia’s Stimulus Money Spent

Georgia has spent more than half of its transportation stimulus money and the other half is spoken for, according to Department of Transportation officials. The Georgia DOT received $981 million to...

March 24, 2011 - 12:35pm

Feds Want 53% College Grad Rate in Georgia

Georgia colleges need to boost graduation rates to at least 53 percent by 2020, according to a new federal report. It’s the state’s share of an Obama administration goal for the U-S to have the...

March 23, 2011 - 12:08pm

Bill Broadens Georgia’s Jury Pool

The pool of prospective jurors in Georgia would grow under a plan to use driver’s license rolls to fill juries. The proposal (HB 415/SB 191) is making its way through the General Assembly and passed...

March 21, 2011 - 1:00am

Census Details Today's Georgia

Georgia's rural population is shrinking, according to the U.S. Census. The agency Thursday released more detailed information from last year's head-count. It showed, as expected, that most of Georgia...

March 17, 2011 - 1:25pm

EPA Limits Power Plant Mercury Emissions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Wednesday proposed the first national limits on mercury pollution from power plants, the largest source of the emissions. The rules meet a court-ordered...

March 16, 2011 - 2:00pm

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Brandon says, have a plan BEFORE you go back to school. More, on this week's Working segment. (Photo Courtesy of Tim Patterson.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Back To School

“I’m going back to school.” It’s a pretty common thing to hear these days from people who are looking for work (or more work or different work). Even undergrads are doing it, foregoing those first...

November 2, 2011 - 9:23am
How do you decide between two job offers? Brandon Smith guides us this week. (Photo Courtesy of Tim Patterson via Flickr.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Deciding Between Two Job Offers

It’s a nice spot to be in: you’ve been interviewing for jobs and now two companies have made you an offer. An embarrassment of riches, really, especially in this economy. Ah, but both of these...

October 21, 2011 - 8:46am
Bosses play favorites when they’re hiring people. (Photo Courtesy of Michael Lokner via Flickr.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Playing Favorites

Perhaps we all suspected this already. But now we know: bosses play favorites when they’re promoting people. A recent survey showed bosses admit that it happens, and that it often doesn’t result in...

October 14, 2011 - 7:01am

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