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Closer Look: Mudslinging; Olympic Venues; And More

Jul 21, 2016

Thursday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress":

  • 0:00: Kennesaw State University Political Science professor Kerwin Swint talks about the mudslinging in the current political campaign;
  • 15:00: Martha Dalton reports on what’s happened to some of the sporting venues from the 1996 Olympics;
  • Dani Stewart, a transgender woman living in Atlanta, talks about the significance behind Georgia’s ranking as among the top five states for transgender residents.
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    19:51: Dani Stewart, a transgender woman living in Atlanta, talks about the significance behind Georgia’s ranking as among the top five states for transgender residents;
  • 34:16: In today’s "Trending" segment, Candace Wheeler talks about the Republican National Convention, Twitter’s decision to ban user Milo Yiannopolous, and Carpool Karoake with the First Lady;
  • 38:29: Eric Figueroa, an economist with the Bureau of Economic Analysis, talks about how personal income growth is up in the state;
  • 49:55: Emory political scientist Andra Gillespie talks about the week’s events in Cleveland at the Republican National Convention;
  • 1:11:13: WABE medical analyst Dr. Ford Vox talks about the FDA’s process to approve medical devices.