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. Host Rose Scott knows the ins and outs of covering news important around Atlanta.

She’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.

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Georgia’s Largest School District Offers In-person and Digital Classes Amid Pandemic

Plus, Emma Seppälä, the science director of Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education and the co-director Wellness at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, discusses a study she co-authored that reveals how a specific breathing technique could be helpful for people experiencing increased anxiety during the pandemic.

And, Peter Roberts, a professor of organization and management at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, talks about the pros and cons of the Paycheck Protection Program.

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