Closer Look: Campus Carry; College Football Championship Financial Impact; And More

The law that allows people with state-issued permits to carry concealed weapons onto public campuses took effect on July 1. Legal analyst Page Pate discussed this and other big legal stories of 2017.
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Wednesday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott:”

  • 0:00: Rose Scott gives a news brief on Governor Nathan Deal’s declaration of a state of emergency for 28 Georgia counties due to the cold weather. Also, the funeral for longtime Atlanta news anchor Amanda Davis was held earlier today at Cascade United Methodist Church.Davis died last week after suffering a massive stroke.
  • 2:51: Legal analyst Page Pate joins us in studio to discuss the biggest legal stories of 2017 – and what’s to come in 2018.
  • 25:29: The College Football Playoff National Championship game will take place at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Monday. As the championship nears, Closer Look will feature a series of segments about the game and how hosting it impacts Atlanta. First up, how much money will flow into the local economy? We’ll go inside the projected numbers with Marcelle English, Co-Owner and Director of Marketing and Brand Communications for Jersey Girl Sports.
  • 41:17: Health care was a major topic in 2017 and will continue to be in 2018. We look at the final Obamacare enrollment numbers, the potential impact of the Republicans repealing the individual mandate, and get an outlook for 2018. A conversation with Laura Colbert, executive director of Georgians for A Healthy Future.

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