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Closer Look: Loss For Morehouse; Debate Day; And More

Jun 8, 2017

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

  • 00:00: Fulton County Commission Chairman John Eaves, a Morehouse alum, discusses interim Morehouse College President Bill Taggart, who has died. Taggart was named the college's interim president in April. Before that, he served as the school's chief operating officer;
  • 07:21: WABE legal analyst Page Pate weighs in on the case against Georgia resident Reality Winner, an Air Force veteran charged with leaking classified information;
  • 13:46: Key moments from Thursday's debate on WABE between Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel, who are vying for Georgia's 6th District Congressional seat;
  • 15:21: Cheryl Crawford, yoga instructor and founder of Grounded Kids Yoga; Dawn Blackwell, principal of Bob Mathis Elementary in DeKalb County, and Estella Cook, principal of Sandtown Middle School in Fulton County, talk about the benefits of bringing yoga into the classroom. Despite the concerns of some parents, the practice is making its way into some classrooms;
  • 31:04: Jon Jackson, STAG Vets founder, and Roderick Gilbert, senior agribusiness manager for the Georgia Department of Economic Development,  talk about how their agri-therapy program helps veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder assimilate back into civilian life. 

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