Closer Look: APD Millennial Academy; Trachoma; And More

Thursday's ''Closer Look'' profiles the Atlanta Police Department’s ''Millennial Leaders Citizen Police Academy.''
Thursday's ''Closer Look'' profiles the Atlanta Police Department’s ''Millennial Leaders Citizen Police Academy.''
Credit Eboni Lemon / WABE

Thursday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00: Jim Burress and Rose Scott provide a news brief about Barnes & Noble, Inc. Founder and CEO Leonard Riggio’s $1 million gift to Spelman College;
  • 01:19: Teri Plummer McClure, a top executive at Atlanta-based UPS, talks about her work with the Task Force for Global Health on eliminating trachoma, a blinding eye infection seen mostly in Africa;
  • 18:30: Producer Eboni Lemon visits and profiles the Atlanta Police Department’s “Millennial Leaders Citizen Police Academy”;
  • 24:51: Dr. Ford Vox and Jim Burress present this week’s “Medical Minute” segment with a look at why acetaminophen — the active ingredient in Tylenol — could contribute to hearing loss;
  • 29:36: Listeners and PBA employees — including Rose and Jim — reflect on the big toy gifts they got when they were young;
  • 34:42: Andy Miller, editor of Georgia Health News, talks with Jim Burress and Rose Scott about the big healthcare-related stories of 2016, as well as what to expect in the coming year.