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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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State Among Worst in Nation for Construction Job Losses

The construction industry in Georgia lost 7.5 percent of its jobs last year, the fifth highest construction job-loss rate in the nation, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors...

January 26, 2011 - 10:36am

Race to the Top Means Merit Pay for Teachers

Teachers in 26 Georgia school districts soon will be paid based on how well their students do on standardized tests. The merit-pay plan is part of the $400 million Race to the Top federal grant...

January 20, 2011 - 10:36am

More Kids Need Free Lunch

The nation’s listless economy is showing in school cafeterias, where more and more students are qualifying for free or lower-cost lunches. In Georgia, more than 57 percent of school kids are...

January 4, 2011 - 12:57pm

Winter Weather Proves Costly

Two early-season blasts of snow and ice in Georgia have meant lots of salt on the roads and long hours for road crews. And it’s costing millions across the state to keep roads clear. Road clearing...

December 29, 2010 - 8:15am

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Working and Career

WORKING: Fixing Your Screw-Ups

Saying “I’m sorry” is hard, no matter the setting. At work, it can be even more challenging. And the thing is, we all make mistakes at our jobs and have to fess up. It turns out, though, apologizing...

July 22, 2013 - 4:14am
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WORKING: Managing Your Peers

Promotions are great: you get a better title, more seniority, maybe even a raise. But now you also have to supervise your former colleagues and maybe even people who have been your work friends. “The...

July 15, 2013 - 3:34am
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WORKING: A Good Meeting

Meetings at work can be just dreadful – long, pointless and meandering. And when you’re in them, you’re not actually DOING anything. “A meeting’s job is to make decisions or to kind of wrestle with...

July 8, 2013 - 3:47am
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WORKING: Reveal Your Potential

It’d be nice if your boss recognized your potential and helped you realize it. But that’s probably not going to happen. “When [potential] does get realized, it’s almost always because of the actions...

July 1, 2013 - 4:36am
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WORKING: Women In Power

Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer has taken some shots from analysts and the media in her first year on the job. Many have criticized her decision to end the company’s long-standing telecommuting...

June 24, 2013 - 4:51am

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