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Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress

Weekdays and Sundays at 1 p.m. on WABE's Live Stream

This is a newsmagazine featuring the key stories of the day that are relevant to you.  It’s a community forum for and about metro Atlanta. Hosts Rose Scott and Jim Burress know the ins and outs of covering news important around Atlanta.

They’ll lead discussions on the issues that impact where we live. WABE’s news team is going into metro Atlanta neighborhoods to provide context, storytelling and a sense of place. You’ll hear not only from the biggest newsmakers, but also from folks who don’t often get a voice.

"Closer Look" features a mix of local national and international stories and interviews. It’s an interactive space to share ideas and dig deeper into issues. It’s not just about Atlanta; it’s a program for Atlanta.

Closer Look: George Takei; Mary-Pat Hector; And More

Feb 10, 2017
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Friday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress":

Image from the Gene Patterson papers, Rose Library at Emory University

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

Jeff Chiu / Associated Press

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

Al Such / WABE

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

Miko Branch, co-founder and CEO of Miss Jessie’s Original, a hair care company with products dedicated to women with curly and afro textured hair, talks about becoming a pioneer and what she’s learned after over a decade in the hair care business.
Eboni Lemon / WABE

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

Closer Look: Super Bowl Edition

Feb 3, 2017
Alison Guillory / WABE

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

Closer Look: Ready For Super Bowl 51; ACLU; And More

Feb 2, 2017
Atlantans packed City Hall on Friday, Jan. 27 sporting red, white and black.
Alison Guillory / WABE

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

Al Such / WABE

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

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

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In this "Medical Minute" segment, WABE senior correspondent Jim Burress and medical analyst Dr. Ford Vox talk about compelling evidence that fish oil supplements taken by pregnant women may decrease the risk of asthma in their children. 

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Bisgaard et al. "Fish Oil–Derived Fatty Acids in Pregnancy and Wheeze and Asthma in Offspring." New England Journal of Medicine. 2016; 375:2530-2539

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In this "Medical Minute" segment, WABE senior correspondent Jim Burress and medical analyst Dr. Ford Vox talk about home-based testing for sleep apnea, a sleep disorder in which breathing is repeatedly interrupted while a person sleeps. This problem affects 25 percent of adults aged 30 to 70 and leads to dangerous fatigue that can cause traffic accidents.

Alison Guillory / WABE

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

Closer Look: Trump's First Week; Beer Bill; And More

Jan 29, 2017
Andrew Harnik / Associated Press

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

Michael Eric Dyson, scholar and author, talks about his latest book, “Tears We Cannot Stop,” which looks at the nation’s racial history and Trump’s path to the White House.
Al Such / WABE

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

A factory worker in Jackson, Minnesota uses Google Glass to help her on the assembly line.
Courtesy of AGCO

Google Glass didn’t do so well when it first launched, and is no longer in production for consumers, but the high-tech glasses are getting a second life in manufacturing.

One of the pioneers of this technology is an agricultural manufacturing company based in Duluth, Georgia called AGCO.

Minnesota Plant

At one of AGCO’s factories in Jackson, Minnesota, Heather Erickson is building an engine before it goes on to the assembly line.

Courtesy of Black Girls Code

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

Closer Look: Coretta Scott King; 'Fences'; And More

Jan 24, 2017
Toby Massey / Associated Press

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

Dabney Evans

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

Closer Look: A Nation Engaged Special Broadcast

Jan 19, 2017
Al Such / WABE

Closer Look: Women's March On Washington; And More

Jan 18, 2017
John Minchillo / Associated Press

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

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speaks in 1964.
AP Photo

This program is a special edition of "Closer Look" reflecting on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with Emory University's James Weldon Johnson Institute for the study of Race and Difference.

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

Elaine Thompson / Associated Press

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

Eboni Lemon / WABE

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

Closer Look: ACLU's Andrea Young; Moovn; And More

Jan 11, 2017
Eboni Lemon / WABE

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

Closer Look: ChooseATL; State Of MARTA; And More

Jan 10, 2017
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Tuesday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress":

 In this June 30, 2009 file photo, Tylenol Extra Strenth is shown in a medicine cabinet at a home in Palo Alto, Calif.
AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file

In this "Medical Minute" segment, WABE senior correspondent Jim Burress and medical analyst Dr. Ford Vox talk about how even some of the most common drugs in your medicine cabinet can have unexpected side effects. The growing evidence that drugs like Tylenol and common NSAIDS like Aleve can contribute to hearing loss serve as a reminder that you’ve always got to keep in mind everything you take has a potential cost. Make sure any drug is your best option before you take it, and make an effort get off it whenever the benefits aren’t clear.

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Closer Look: Journalist Brenda Wood; Lyft; And More

Jan 9, 2017
Eboni Lemon / WABE

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

Closer Look: Bridging The Gender Gap In STEM; And More

Jan 6, 2017
Joye Nettles, Stephanie Espy and Sandy Welfare (left to right) discuss STEM fields on Friday's ''Closer Look.''
Eboni Lemon / WABE

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

Commissioner Marvin Arrington Jr. and Daphne Jordon, Organizer of High Crimes in South Fulton, talk about a recently approved ordinance that requires gas stations with a history of crime to pay for extra security or face losing their liquor license.
Eboni Lemon / WABE

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

Closer Look: Afrithmetic; Ga. Sierra Club; And More

Jan 4, 2017
Michole Washington, a recent Georgia Tech grad, talks about being just the ninth African-American woman to graduate the school with a bachelor’s degree in math on Wednesday's ''Closer Look.''
Eboni Lemon / WABE

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