Closer Look: Atlanta Mayoral Candidate Cathy Woolard; Equifax CEO Retires; And More

Atlanta mayoral candidate Cathy Woolard spoke with Rose Scott in an ongoing series with the candidates on November's ballot for the city's highest office.
Atlanta mayoral candidate Cathy Woolard spoke with Rose Scott in an ongoing series with the candidates on November's ballot for the city's highest office.
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Tuesday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott”:

  • 0:00: Rose Scott gives a news brief on Equifax CEO Richard Smith who’s retiring. This come after the credit reporting bureau was hacked, which compromised the personal information of at least 143 million consumers.
  • 5:10: In Georgia, the state board of pardons and parole has denied clemency for death row inmate, Keith Tharpe, scheduled for execution at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson. Lawyers for Tharpe had argued that racial bias played a role in his death sentence for murdering his sister-in-law, Jacquelin Freeman, in 1990 in a confrontation about his wife leaving him.
  • 6:16: A look at the opioid use management webinar series by the Morehouse School of Medicine, as Dr. Dominic Mack, director of the National Center for Primary Care at Morehouse School of Medicine, talks about methods used to diagnose and treat patients with an opioid use disorder, in health care centers across the U.S.
  • 20:09: There is a push for Atlanta to be become an early adopter of driverless cars, as Georgia Tech Associate Professor Michael Hunter, who is also the Director of the Georgia Transportation Institute, talks about how autonomous vehicles will impact traffic in Atlanta.
  • 40:40: In Closer Look’s mayoral series, a conversation with former city council member and president, Cathy Woolard.

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