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"Closer Look with Rose Scott" brings you the issues that impact where we live, how we interact, and how we can all thrive. It’s not just about Atlanta; it’s a program for Atlanta. Rose connects with community leaders, CEOs, policymakers, and people who don't often get a platform, and she brings you in on the conversation.
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Welcome to A Closer Look: True Crime Podcast! New episodes are uploaded every Monday at 5AM PST where we discuss unsolved cases, solved cases, frauds, missing people, conspiracies and more. Check us out on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/a.closer.look.true.crime/
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Fascinating interviews with newsmakers, business leaders, and people who are changing the world. Past guests have included astronaut Buzz Aldrin, business icon Harvey Mackay, and acclaimed performer Cher. It's radio...for the curious.
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A Closer Look at Frontline Initiative

Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota

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Are you a direct support professional or frontline supervisor who loves to learn more about best practices for supporting people with intellectual disability? In “A Closer Look,” we explore the most current and relevant issues covered in "Frontline Initiative." Produced by the University of Minnesota’s Institute on Community Integration and the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals, "Frontline Initiative" is a bi-annual online magazine by and for the direct support workforce. z. ...
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A Closer Look

WellHouse Church

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Do you ever find yourself wanting more when you leave church on Sunday? Find yourself wanting to dig deeper into the text? Well, this is the show for you! This is the show where we take a deeper dive and look closer at the Scriptures from this week's sermon. We will discuss greater cultural context, original languages, and much much more!
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A Closer Look Podcast

Will Sennett and Nate Fisher

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A Closer Look is a podcast hosted by Nate Fisher and Will Sennett, two comedians investigating the production of the most expensive unfinished movie of all time, a 1996 sci fi blockbuster called Cyber Cowboys. Season 1 was about the 1979 World Series between the Nashville Pickers and the Lower Manhattan Gambinos.
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We have moved this podcast to Podbean! If you want to hear new episodes from us, head over to http://edgeguard.podbean.com/ to see new episodes and get the new RSS feed. Edge Guard is a podcast about video games on the fringe: games at the unexplored edges of itch.io, student games, experimental releases, and more. Each week, two friends—one with a degree in game design, one studying games in an English grad program—play and discuss a different game from the edges of gaming, focusing on what ...
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When I think back on some of my biggest issues I realize that most of them were caused by my own or someone else's ability to take a closer looks on the situation or to step back and see things from another perspective to zoom in or out and really see things for what they were. Now that I know now that I see I want to help others have a closer look at their everyday issues.
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It was May 17, 1954, when a unanimous decision by the U.S. Supreme Court labeled racial segregation in public schools as unequal and unconstitutional. Rose talks with guests about the Brown v. Board of Education decision, prevailing and systemic issues within school systems today, and the ongoing work to create change. Guests include: Charles Black…
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Dean, Tina and baby Holly Clouse moved from Florida to Texas to start their new life as a family in August of 1980. That same year their family stopped hearing from them and the bodies of Tina and Dean were found months later after receiving a suspicious phone call from "Sister Susan". But where was baby Holly and how was she found over 40 years la…
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Season tickets are sold out for the Atlanta Dream, signaling fans are fired up for some thrilling basketball. WNBA newcomers Angel Reese, Caitlin Clark and others are adding to the groundswell of excitement. Rose talks with Morgan Shaw Parker, the president and COO of the Atlanta Dream, about expectations for the team this season and the daily oper…
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Data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence calculates how Black and Brown Communities continue to be disproportionately impacted by gun violence. Rose talks with Dr. Keisha Lindsay Nurse, an epidemic intelligence service officer with the CDC, about how her family was personally af…
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Andrea Young, the executive director of the ACLU of Georgia returns to “Closer Look” to discuss the findings of a new poll about the Fulton County Jail. According to the poll, half of Fulton County voters believe the jail is poorly managed, dangerous, and overcrowded. The poll also reveals that two out of three voters believe the county should reno…
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WABE TV will premiere “The Only Doctor” documentary on May 14. The film follows Dr. Karen Kinsell, the owner of Clay County Medical Center. Kinsell is the only medical doctor in Clay County. After years of working without pay, the future of her practice is unknown as she moves closer to retirement. Rose talks with Kinsell and film director Matthew …
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The Annie E. Casey Foundation recently released its 2024 report, “Changing the Odds: Comprehensive Solutions for Atlanta’s Future.” The report tracks community, education, and economic data by race. This year’s report explores how the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2020 racial unrest revealed racial disparities in Atlanta. Kweku Forstall, the director o…
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Julie Walker, who serves as the vice chancellor for Libraries & Archive and the state librarian for Georgia Public Library Service, discusses a new partnership that aims to provide a new way for Georgians to renew, change, or review their benefits for state government assistance programs such as Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (…
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A major development regarding Georgia's 2020 presidential election interference case, the Georgia Court of Appeals has decided to hear an appeal of a previous ruling that allowed Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis to stay on the case. WABE politics reporter Sam Gringlas reports on the latest. Plus, Natalie Foster is president and co-founde…
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The Atlanta City Council has voted unanimously to settle a civil rights lawsuit against the City of Atlanta with the family of Deacon Johnny Hollman for $3.8 million. Hollman, 62, died in Aug. 2023. An Atlanta Police Officer tased Holloman after he refused to sign a traffic ticket following a minor car accident, Hollman later died after the alterca…
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What's fair, credible and accurate reporting as it relates to the Israel-Hamas war and protests taking place across the nation? For a roundtable discussion, Rose and several journalists provide an analysis of the overall news coverage of the war and the ongoing student protests. Guests include Hank Klibanoff, a veteran journalist, a Pulitzer Prize-…
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In today's rerun, we talked about the case of the Golden State Killer and how he was caught years after the murders. Thank you all so much for listening to today's episode! Don't forget, I post a brand new episode every Monday at 5am PST. See you there! Find me on instagram for exclusive updates, sneak peaks and open case requests: https://www.inst…
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Sule Konata Welch is a certified fitness trainer, coach and martial arts instructor. He is also the founder of The Welch Center. He talks with Rose about his journey of transforming a dilapidated building in the Vine City neighborhood into a state-of-the-art studio and its historic ties to education. He also discusses his efforts to train (teach, r…
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First, Atlanta Board of Education Chairwoman Erika Mitchell discusses the latest regarding the district's superintendent search and how a community advisory panel will participate in the interviewing process. Then Rose talks with Mozley Park residents Mia Pennington and Keith Palmer. They are members of the Five Mile Project (5MP) and have been adv…
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Protests continued on the campus of Emory University on Monday. Students and others are protesting the war in Gaza and the Atlanta Public Safety Training Center. WABE education reporter Juma Sei talked with students and a professor about the unfolding situation and the actions they are seeking from university leaders. Plus,Resita Cox, an Emmy Award…
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In response to the recent Gaza war protests on the campus of Emory University, Azadeh Shahshahani, the legal and advocacy director for Project South, explains why the organization is standing in solidarity with students and asking for a thorough investigation regarding the heavy presence and actions of law enforcement. Plus, Frances Kunreuther and …
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Angelika and her fiancé were kayaking down the Hudson River one day when disaster struck. Her fiancé's kayak flipped causing him to drown with Angelika as the only witness of his death. Was this really an accident or did Angelika kill her fiancé for money? Thank you all so much for listening to today's episode! Don't forget, I post a brand new epis…
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On today’s Closer Look with Rose Scott, we’re live from The Corner Cup Coffee in Tucker for Coffee Conversations. For today’s topic, we’ll discuss how Atlanta’s growth is impacting nearby cities, like Tucker, which has added nearly 4,000 residents in just the past decade alone. We’ll talk to elected officials and business leaders about how the expa…
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On today’s Closer Look with Rose Scott, we have an on-scene report from Emory University by WABE Reporter Chamian Cruz. Protesters of the Israel-Hamas war clashed with law enforcement today, leading to several arrests. Also, Host Rose Scott interviews Morehouse College’s Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Kendrick Brown, ab…
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On today’s Closer Look with Rose Scott, we begin a two-part series on maternal healthcare in Georgia. Host Rose Scott speaks with OB/GYNs and doulas about what needs to be done to improve maternal health outcomes. Guests Include: Dr. Donna Adams Pickett, an Obstetrician & Gynecologist at Augusta Women’s Health & Wellness Tamara Akua Hunter, the fou…
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Cicadas will soon start to emerge in Georgia and across the U.S. Dr. Samuel Ramsey, an entomologist and founder and director of the Ramsey Research Foundation, explains why cicada swarms happen, the habits of the insects, and their cycles. He also discusses what science still has to learn about cicadas. Plus, we air WABE education reporter Juma Sei…
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Noura Jackson returned in the early morning hours of June 5th, 2005 after a night of partying to find her mother dead on her bedroom floor with over 50 stab wounds. Many believe Noura was behind her mother's murder because of her suspicious timeline, unexplained cut on her hand and their rocky relationship. But DNA evidence found on the scene says …
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On today’s Closer Look with Rose Scott, in Part 2 of our interview with DJ Rasta Root and DJ Jah Prince, host Rose Scott talks with the DJs about playing their final Face/Off Friday at MJQ Concourse. The popular nightclub has drawn diverse crowds of music lovers for more than two decades. MJQ will soon relocate to Underground Atlanta. Then, WABE’s …
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On today’s Closer Look with Rose Scott, severe weather experts blame climate change for the intensifying hurricanes, flooding, and wildfires that we’ve seen over the past few decades. These more frequent signs of climate change are also causing anxiety for a growing number of Americans. To address these concerns and discuss solutions, Climate Cafés…
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On today’s Closer Look with Rose Scott, the Georgia Public Service Commission voted 4-1 to give Georgia Power the ability to expand a power plant and buy more electricity from other utilities. This will enable the utility to provide power to an influx of businesses in the state. WABE climate reporter Emily Jones recaps the hearings and explains whe…
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Thea Sebastian, the executive director at The Futures Institute, and Hanna Love, a fellow at The Brookings Institution, discuss their report “Separating fact from fiction” in retail theft across the U.S.” As retailers step up security measures and stricter antitheft laws take effect in states across the nation, their study claims shoplifting occurr…
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Skylar, Sheila and Rachel were absolutely inseparable until some inter-group drama arose in their Grade 10 year. Sheila and Rachel were starting to become closer and wanted to “get rid of Skylar.” However, they didn’t just distance themselves from her and instead had other plans… Thank you all so much for listening to today's episode! Don't forget,…
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Georgia’s allergy season officially stretches from early spring to late fall. However, according to Atlanta Allergy & Asthma's Pollen counter, pollen has started to spike as early as February this year. Emory School of Medicine Assistant Professor Pedro Lamothe discusses the severity of pollen season, the health risks and what Georgians can do to g…
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A federal program that helps 1 in 6 Georgia households pay for high-speed internet could soon end. Applications for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) are now closed as President Biden urges Congress to pass funding to extend the subsidy program. Rashad Robinson, the president of Color Of Change, discusses how Georgians could be impacted if …
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A federal report suggests grocery stores are making huge profits off what's being called "greedflation," the economic idea that businesses kept prices high well after pandemic-era demands cooled off. Dean Baker, a senior economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), discusses “greedflation” and the latest inflation report, which …
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Lauren-Brooke a former prosecutor and the head of the criminal justice program at the Brennan Center for Justice, discusses the new book, "Excessive Punishment: How the Justice System Creates Mass Incarceration." The book contains essays from scholars, practitioners and activists— exploring why federal, state and local agencies are contributing to …
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Crowds in Georgia and people across the U.S. are gearing up for the 2024 Great North American Eclipse. The eclipse’s path of totality stretches across 13 states. Georgia is not included in the path of totality, but Atlanta is expected to experience the effects of a partial eclipse. Show host Rose Scott talks with Georgia-based astronomy experts Dr.…
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Johnny Gosch was abducted on his morning paper route almost 42 years ago. Is there a chance he's still out there? Thank you all so much for listening to today's episode! Don't forget, I post a brand new episode every Monday at 5am PST. See you there! Find me on instagram for exclusive updates, sneak peaks and open case requests: https://www.instagr…
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It’s been 56 years since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Thursday’s special edition of "Closer Look with Rose Scott" focused on the life and legacy of King, specifically his efforts to lead with courage and integrity to inspire others to be moral leaders. First, we Revisit Rose’s conversation with Dr. King’s attorney, Michael W. Cod…
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Today's special edition of "Closer Look with Rose Scott" focuses on the years-long crisis and government collapse happening in Haiti. It’s estimated that at least 200 gangs are controlling large swathes of territory and municipalities, mostly in Port-au-Prince. Government officials have declared a state of emergency and issued a curfew. The acceler…
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Georgia Power and state regulators reached a tentative agreement last week to expand Georgia Power’s fossil fuel infrastructure and increase the company’s battery storage footprint. The agreement still needs approval from the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC). WABE climate reporter Emily Jones discusses her recent article that dives into the …
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WABE politics reporters Sam Gringlas and Rahul Bali return to “Closer Look,” to provide a recap of the bills that passed and the bills that failed during the 2024 legislative session. Plus, according to data from Georgia Tech, metro Atlanta reached nearly 8,000 eviction filings during December 2021. According to Zillow, at the end of 2021, rental p…
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James Ruppert was never the favourite child and grew up constantly being compared to his older, much more successful brother Leonard. This led him to build up so much resentment against his family that on Easter Sunday 1975 he shot his mother, Leonard, his sister in law and his 8 nieces and nephews without a second thought... Thank you all so much …
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The Closer Look team heads to Stereo in the Inman Park neighborhood for the March installment of “Coffee Conversations.” Whether you are biking, walking, driving, or catching MARTA, getting around metro Atlanta is a major concern for people throughout the city. Rose talks with panelists about the current state of transit and mobility and what can b…
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Our guest is Amy Hewitt, Ph.D., director of the Institute on Community Integration at the University of Minnesota. Amy explains that as direct support professionals, you have to fight for what you need and for the recognition and respect that you deserve – and she knows! Amy has been a direct support professional, is a family member of someone who …
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In honor of Women’s History Month, we spotlight the work of voting and women's rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer. We first hear from Dr. Pearl Dowe, an African American studies and political science professor, who serves as the vice provost for faculty affairs at Emory University, and Dr. Danielle Phillips-Cunningham, who teaches women's and African…
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Keith Boykin, a New York Times–bestselling author, TV and Film producer and former CNN political commentator, discusses his new book, “Why Does Everything Have to Be About Race? 25 Arguments That Won’t Go Away.” INSERT: The three white men convicted of killing Ahmaud Arbery in 2020 will have their appeals heard by a federal court in Atlanta today. …
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Since 2021, the Hospital Price Transparency Rule has required hospitals to make their pricing information publicly available. This allows patients to shop around for the best price for their medical services. On today’s edition of "Closer Look with Rose Scott," we hear from an advocacy group that claims that of the 2000 hospitals that were reviewed…
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Sine Die is just days away. WABE politics reporters Sam Gringlas and Rahul Bali return to “Closer Look,” to discuss proposed bills that have stalled and others that are advancing as the 2024 Georgia legislative session comes close to an end. Insert: We revisit Rose’s conversation with Steve Davis, the assistant vice president of transportation stra…
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Amy Bradley and her family felt extremely lucky after winning a cruise through her father, Ron’s, job. However, they started feeling that luck run out when Amy disappeared one morning never to be heard from again. Will we ever know what happened to Amy Bradley? Thank you all so much for listening to today's episode! Don't forget, I post a brand new…
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On today’s edition of "Closer Look with Rose Scott," we continue our weeklong series, “FAILING GRADE: Analysis of America's Public Education Crisis.” The series explores the current state of public education in Georgia and across the nation, from pre-K to higher-ed. For the final day of the series, we continue with our interview from the South Atla…
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On today’s edition of "Closer Look with Rose Scott," we continue our weeklong series, “FAILING GRADE: Analysis of America's Public Education Crisis.” The series explores the current state of public education in Georgia and across the nation, from pre-K to higher-ed. On day four of the series, we continue with our interview from visiting Pass Pod. T…
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On today’s edition of "Closer Look with Rose Scott," we continue our weeklong series, “FAILING GRADE: Analysis of America's Public Education Crisis.” The series explores the current state of public education in Georgia and across the nation, from pre-K to higher-ed. For day three of the series, we continue with PART 3 of our conversation from Pass …
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On today’s edition of "Closer Look with Rose Scott," we continue our weeklong series, “FAILING GRADE: Analysis of America's Public Education Crisis.” The series explores the current state of public education in Georgia and across the nation, from pre-K to higher-ed. For day two of the series, we continue with PART 2 our visit to Black MicroSchools …
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