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Closer Look: Doraville's GM Plant; Food Trends; And More

May 3, 2016

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

  • 0:00: Georgia Department of Labor Commissioner Mark Butler gives an outlook on summer employment;
  • 17:09: In "StoryCorps Atlanta," Brooke and Shmetrice Mootry talk about their five-year journey toward motherhood;
  • 21:40: Dr. Melvin Johnson, DeKalb County School Board Chairman, discusses the stalled funding redevelopment of the GM plant in Doraville;
  • 36:48: Legal analyst Page Pate talks about the change of venue in the hot car death case, the state Supreme Court expansion and "campus carry" bill;
  • 52:07: Candace Wheeler reports on a new app that provides hairstylists for women of color who have natural hair;
  • 56:35: Rose Scott and Jim Burress remember Afeni Shakur, mother of rapper Tupac Shakur and member of the Black Panther Party, who died today, and Judge Horace Ward, the first African-American judge to serve on the U.S. District Court in Georgia, whose funeral was held today;
  • 58:11: Nina Tyler, Google search trend expert, talks about food trends in Atlanta.