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Closer Look: Super Bowl Edition

Feb 3, 2017
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Thursday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress":

Closer Look: Ready For Super Bowl 51; ACLU; And More

Feb 2, 2017
Atlantans packed City Hall on Friday, Jan. 27 sporting red, white and black.
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Thursday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress":

Closer Look: ACLU's Andrea Young; Moovn; And More

Jan 11, 2017
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Wednesday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress":

Maya Dillard Smith

The Georgia chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is looking for a new director, after Maya Dillard Smith resigned the post last week. Smith had only been on the job for a year, after moving from California. She says ultimately, it wasn’t a good fit.

“It became clear that we were principally and philosophically different in opinion,” she says.

Luis Hidalgo / associated press file

This story has been updated at 10:01 a.m. May 26.

When rules change governing abortion, either by a legislative act or court ruling, it often makes national headlines.

That didn’t happen when Fulton County Superior Court Judge Kimberly Esmond Adams issued her decision on Oct. 30.

Her ruling effectively changed how late women in Georgia could terminate their pregnancy -- from 24 weeks to 20. And the response was crickets.

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