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Closer Look: Piper Kerman; Pumpkin Patches; And More

Oct 26, 2016

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

  • 0:00: Rose Scott and Jim Burress give a news brief on political rallies being held in efforts to gain women voters and Atlanta City Councilwoman Keisha Lance-Bottoms announcing her decision to run for election in the 2017 city of Atlanta mayoral race;
  • 2:30: Author Piper Kerman who wrote "Orange Is the New Black:  My Year in a Women’s Prison," the book behind the hit TV series, and Emily Crosby, founder of S.K.I.P., talk about a local initiative to support kids whose parents are incarcerated;
  • 20:19: Producer Eboni Lemon visits Randy Kucera, owner and operator of Randy’s Pumpkin Patch, who’s been selling pumpkins for 19 years;
  • 27:08: Rep. Wendell Willard and State Senator Josh McKoon, talk about a ballot initiative on whether to overhaul the Judicial Qualifications Commission, which investigates possible misconduct by judges.

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