Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 7, 2020

Three of the five books the Mat-Su School Board voted in late April to remove from English classes. (Tegan Hanlon/Alaska Public Media)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

Alaska moves into the second phase of reopening. Plus: seasonal workers from around the world stick around Unalaska between fishing seasons. And, the Mat-Su Borough school board hears hours of testimony in response to its controversial decision to remove classic books from the district curriculum.

Reports tonight from:

  • Andrew Kitchenman in Juneau
  • Dan Bross in Fairbanks
  • Lex Treinen and Tegan Hanlon in Anchorage
  • Caroline Lester in Unalaska
  • Kavitha George in Kodiak
  • Jacob Resneck in Juneau
  • Davis Hovey in Nome
  • Izzy Ross in Dillingham
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