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

Stacey Abrams Seeks Georgia’s Highest Office; Pfizer Vaccines Now Available For Younger Children; Third-Party Candidates Need Fewer Signatures

Just days after her big announcement, Stacey Abrams talks with Rose about why she’s running to be Georgia’s next governor.

Plus, Emory’s Dr. Andi Shane discusses COVID vaccination for children ages 5 and older.

Lastly, Tammy Greer, an assistant professor of political science at Clark Atlanta University, shares her thoughts about third-party candidates now being allowed to collect fewer signatures to run for elected offices in Georgia.

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