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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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Report: Medicaid Cuts Will Hurt Economy

Cutting Medicaid could hurt Georgia’s economy as well as its poor and disabled residents. Medicaid spending is one of the areas targeted in negotiations over reducing the federal budget deficit....

June 29, 2011 - 12:48pm

Nature, History Celebrated In Heritage Area

About a half-hour outside of Atlanta, there’s a federally designated historic area you might not even realize exists. It encompasses 40,000 acres – 65 square miles – in Rockdale, Henry, and DeKalb...

June 24, 2011 - 2:50pm

Watchdogs Say Coal Plant Will Hike Rates

A Georgia consumer advocacy group says a new coal-fired power plant near Sandersville will significantly increase consumers’ power bills. A new report from Georgia Watch says customers of the...

June 23, 2011 - 1:50am

Georgia's Birth Rate Falls

Georgia’s birth rate is continuing to drop, mirroring a national trend and reflecting the still-sagging economy. Early data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show Georgia’s rate...

June 17, 2011 - 12:30pm

Chambliss Unveils iPhone App

Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss isn’t on Facebook or Twitter. But he does have an app for that. Starting Wednesday, you can download an app on your iPhone, iPod or iPad to connect with the senator’s...

June 15, 2011 - 10:55am

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WORKING: Work's Done For 2013

We have just over a week until Christmas. That means work has pretty much ground to a halt in companies across Georgia. Many of us will take some time off to re-energize ourselves. Others will keep...

December 16, 2013 - 3:23am
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WORKING: It Matters Where You Sit

At some companies, employees are moving desks every few months, and they’re always sitting around different people. Usually those people work in other departments. “[The idea is] everybody gets a...

December 9, 2013 - 4:25am
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WORKING: Shopping On The Clock

Say the boss wants to take you and your co-workers out for a long lunch and maybe a little shopping afterward. Sounds pretty nice. But are you crossing an ethical line since you’re probably still...

December 2, 2013 - 3:33am
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WORKING: Too Much Eye Contact?

Some new research tells us that using a lot of direct eye contact isn’t always a good idea. The study, published in the journal “Psychological Science,” found speakers with a strong opinion about a...

November 25, 2013 - 4:29am
(Photo Courtesy of <a href=http://www.flickr.com/photos/lokner/4164251472/>Michael Lokner via Flickr</a>.)
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WORKING: 'I Don't Like You'

It’s OK not to like everyone you work with. You don’t even have to pretend you do like them. But workplace expert Brandon Smith says you do still have to get the work done. “You don’t have to go up...

November 18, 2013 - 2:52am

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