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

Atlanta Regional Commission

Although Atlanta may be seeing a boom of retirees in recent years, young people still cluster in the city, according to the above map from the Atlanta Regional Commission.

Many of America's young adults appear to be in no hurry to move out of their old bedrooms.

For the first time on record, living with parents is now the most common arrangement for people ages 18 to 34, an analysis of census data by the Pew Research Center has found.

Nearly one-third of millennials live with their parents, slightly more than the proportion who live with a spouse or partner. It's the first time that living at home has outpaced living with a spouse for this age group since such record-keeping began in 1880.

As part of ATLTransit's social media campaign, a tweet with this image said, "I left my house after the sun came up to drive to work and actually got there on time! #AprilFools #ILoveATLTraffic"
Courtesy of ATLTransit.org

MARTA and five other regional transit agencies have teamed up on a social media campaign to make you laugh and encourage you to take public transit.

One of the videos features an elderly woman bragging about all of the curse words she has picked up while driving in Atlanta.

Atlanta Metro Chamber To Woo Millennials At SXSW

Feb 18, 2016
Jack Plunkett / AP Photo

The millennial generation now makes up the largest segment of the nation's workforce.

So, to attract them to Atlanta, the Chamber of Commerce is going all out: renting a house in Austin, Texas, for the SXSW festival next month to exhibit all things Atlanta.

Kate Atwood heads up the Chamber's ChooseATL initiative, whose sole purpose is to attract millennials to Atlanta.

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