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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 Teen Unemployment Worst in Nation

Georgia unemployment has outpaced the nation for several years, but it’s even worse for the state’s teenagers. Teen unemployment in Georgia is 37.3 percent and the highest in the nation, according...

April 5, 2011 - 12:28pm

Retreat To Help Military Families

A new initiative aims to help combat veterans transition to civilian life. It will be based at Callaway Gardens near Columbus, and the idea is to bring service members and their families for...

April 4, 2011 - 5:12am

Georgia Growing More Cotton in 2011

The U.S. Agriculture Department’s crop planting forecast projects Georgia’s producers will plant 1.45 million acres of cotton this year, an increase of 9 percent. That is 120,000 addition acres, but...

April 1, 2011 - 1:00am

Charter School Ruling Expected This Week

The state Supreme Court is expected to rule this week on a case that will determine the future of Georgia charter schools. At issue is whether the General Assembly overstepped its bounds by creating...

March 28, 2011 - 1:00am

Crews Make Progress on SE Georgia Wildfires

Firefighters have made progress containing wildfires in four southeast Georgia counties that have already burned more than 53 square miles. Eric Moseley with the Georgia Forestry Commission said low...

March 26, 2011 - 4:46am

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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 and Career

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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