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Elections Director Richard Barron Discusses Early Voting In Fulton County; Local Breast Cancer Epidemiologist Discusses Breast Cancer Disparities
Fulton County Registration & Elections Director Richard Barron discusses early voting and the recent firing of two employees accused of shredding 300 paper voter registration applications.
Plus, Dr. Lauren McCullough, a breast cancer epidemiologist and assistant professor at Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health, discusses her research that focuses on why Black women in Atlanta, who have breast cancer, have worst health outcomes than their white counterparts.
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