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NPU-V community Discusses The Reinstatement Of Officer Garrett Rolfe; Fulton County Library Opens For Two Days A Week; GSU Launches Micro-Mobility Lab
DeMicha Luster, NPU-V community leader, joins “Closer Look’ to discuss the Atlanta Civil Service Board’s ruling to reinstate Garrett Rolfe, the former Atlanta police officer who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks last summer. Plus, Gayle Hunter Holloman, the executive director for the Fulton County Library System, discusses the re-opening of Fulton County libraries. Lastly, educators Chris Wyczalkowski, Deidre Oakley discuss Georgia State University’s Urban Studies Institute creation of micro-mobility lab to study micro-scale transportation.
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