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Closer Look: Development Through Gardening; And More

Dec 10, 2015

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

  • 0:00: Brian Jardine, vice president of Easy Solutions, discusses credit monitoring services in light of the recent erroneous release of Georgia voters’ personal information by Georgia’s Secretary of State’s Office;
  • 17:20: Johnny Kauffman reports on MARTA’s uphill battle to expand;
  • 21:56: Sarah Koch, co-founder and executive director of Development in Gardening (DIG), talks about DIG’s work in Atlanta and in less-developed nations;
  • 32:31: Tasnim Shamma reports on the controversy on Emory University’s campus over the anonymous social media app Yik Yak;
  • 36:01: Atlantans give their thoughts on this year’s top local stories;
  • 37:17: Candace Wheeler talks about Atlanta’s new Streetcar System Plan, the return of "Serial" and nominees for the 2016 Golden Globes;
  • 43:10: Rose Scott and Jim Burress report on the current debate over refugees and visas in the United States and Georgia;
  • 48:50: Emory student Savannah Miller checks in from Paris, where she is attending the ongoing international climate talks;
  • 59:13: Dr. Reed Tuckson, medical adviser for the United Health Foundation, talks about a recent report that has found health issues in America like obesity, diabetes and child poverty are on the rise;
  • 1:10:46: Attorney W. Matthew Dodge, a lawyer with the Federal Defender Program in Atlanta, and Jay Bookman, opinion columnist and blogger for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, debate whether the name of former Georgia Gov. Richard B. Russell should be removed from Atlanta’s federal courthouse.