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Closer Look: Hot Car Alert; Detention Center Death; And More

May 16, 2017

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

  • 0:00: Immigration attorney Sarah Owings talks about a detainee from the ICE Stewart Detention Center who died at an area hospital after he was found unresponsive by staff. According to ICE officials, this is the first death at this detention center in more than eight years;
  • 15:19: Roswell resident Sandra Sidhom discusses her petition urging Republican candidate Karen Handel to debate Democrat John Ossoff in the 6th District House runoff race, which has gathered more than 1,1oo signatures;
  • 24:12: Agnes Scott graduate Georgina Espinoza talks about being the first in her family to graduate;
  • 32:06: Drew Charter Academy teacher Beth White and engineering students Noa Holloway and Simone Obleton discuss their Hot Car Alert System, designed counter the amount of hot car deaths in the state. The students won a $10,000 grant from MIT for their idea and will travel to Massachusetts to present their invention next month.

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