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Closer Look: Jerusalem House; Georgia Power; And More

Aug 2, 2016

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

  • 0:00: Kristi Swartz, an Atlanta-based reporter with EnergyWire, talks about the nuclear power plant Georgia Power wants to build and the Public Service Commission’s 4-1 vote that would have customers foot the bill for initial costs;
  • 15:11: On "StoryCorps Atlanta," Cathy Loving tells Elisa Woods about her former employer and friend Dr. Benjamin E. Mays;
  • 19:33: Jim Burress visits Jerusalem House, which provides housing for those with advanced HIV/AIDS and is in the process of expanding to meet demand;
  • 31:30: Susanna Capelouto reports on a German-style apprentice program which a new state law allows;
  • 35:09: Maria Saporta of Saporta Report comments on this year’s fundraising campaign for the nonprofit United Way;
  • 37:13: Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols continues the discussion of the Public Service Commission’s vote to approve Georgia Power Company’s request to pass on the costs for a potential new nuclear power plant;
  • 59:07:  Billy Grogan, Dunwoody chief of police, begins a series of conversations with Atlanta-area police chiefs about community policing.