Friday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott":
- 0:00: Rose Scott, and WABE Morning Edition host, Denis O'Hayer, give a news brief on Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal’s executive orders in preparation for Hurricane Irma.
- 9:28: In response to President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, the Atlanta city council has passed a resolution that would protect the rights of immigrants. Council member Kwanza Hall introduced the resolution, and tells us more. Azadeh Shahshahani, legal advocacy director of Project South, a social justice and human rights organization, also joins the conversation to explain why she’s in support of the resolution.
- 24:33: University of Georgia researchers have come up with brain glue to treat patient with brain injuries. We speak to lead researcher, Dr. Lohitash Karumbaiah, professor at UGA’s Regenerative Bioscience Center.
- 44:52: Closer Look’s Hurricane Irma coverage continues with reporter Quincy Walters from NPR member station WGCU of Florida Gulf Coast University. Walter's talks about how Florida is preparing for the hurricane, which is expected to make landfall this weeked in Florida.