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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Plus, Carol R. Naughton was recently named the new chief executive officer for Purpose Built Communities. Naughton talks with Rose about several topics, including her top priorities as the new leader of the non-profit and how she hopes to continue building strong and equitable communities. Also, WABE health reporter and host of the podcast “Did You Wash Your Hands?” Sam Whitehead talks with Rose about the latest coronavirus-related news.

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