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.

Featured Episode

UGA Scientists Adapt COVID-19 Saliva-Based Test

Scientists from the University of Georgia’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories recently adapted a COVID-19 saliva-based test. Dr. Susan Sanchez, a professor of Infectious Diseases at the University of Georgia, and Dr. Jesse Hostetter, the Barry G. Harmon Professor of Pathology in the College of Veterinary Medicine, join “Closer Look” to talk about the process of adapting the test and its effectiveness.

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