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Closer Look: 500 Cities Project; Atlanta Neighborhoods; And More

Mar 2, 2017

Thursday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress":

  • 0:00: Agent Stephen Emmett, FBI spokesperson, talks about the arrest of an Atlanta man who allegedly threatened Georgia U.S. Rep. John Lewis;
  • 5:36: Dr. Wayne Giles, M.D., M.S., director of the division for heart disease & stroke prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, talks about the 500 Cities Project, which will analyze 27 chronic diseases and find data on risk factors, and how it can have an effect on public health;
  • 16:53: Ed Gilgore, a resident of East Atlanta, Jennifer Keenan, a resident of Virginia-Highland, and Maurice White, representing the West Side, have a discussion about what improvements they would like to see in their neighborhoods;
  • 31:26: Dan Immergluck, professor at the School of City and Regional Planning at Georgia Tech, talks about affordability along the BeltLine and its effects on home price.

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