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Closer Look: Comcast Vs. Google Fiber; CeeLo Green; And More

Mar 3, 2016

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

  • 0:00: Johnny Kauffman and Elly Yu report on the bills that survived and died on the Georgia Legislature’s Crossover Day;
  • 12:54: Kate Sweeney reports on the differences and similarities between Atlanta’s streetcar past and present;
  • 17:26: Georgia Tech Electrical and Computer Engineering professor Stephen E. Ralph talks about the escalating competition between Comcast internet and Google Fiber;
  • 31:51: Commentator Maria Saporta talks about city planners’ steps to ensure strategic development in the face of Atlanta’s predicted population growth;
  • 33:35: Candace Wheeler talks about TomorrowWorld’s cancelation, the Chick-fil-A “Cell Phone Coop,” the Ghostbusters reboot and a controversial new iPhone update;
  • 37:58: Alpharetta Mayor David Belle Isle talks about the city’s top issues and his plans for Alpharetta;
  • 52:52: Dr. Ford Vox discusses how scientists aren’t sure why there's a spike in a certain congenital birth defect;
  • 57:51: Musician CeeLo Green talks about his new mobile game, his nonprofit and his hometown Atlanta roots.