Alaska News Nightly: Friday, August 14, 2020

A small blue food stand in an open outdoor gravel-laden food court with a sign that says "order here" above the window.
The Franklin Food Court in downtown Juneau. (Photo by Elizabeth Jenkins/KTOO)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

Tens of thousands of Alaskans are in limbo after federal unemployment money expires. And, Southeast Alaska’s tourism-dependent economy has been pummeled by the pandemic, a new report could serve as a road map for where it goes next. Plus, Fairbanks residents plan to gather in support of the police.

Reports tonight from:

  • Sage Smiley in Wrangell
  • Dan Bross in Fairbanks
  • Krysti Shallenberger in Bethel
  • Izzy Ross in Dillingham
  • Jeremy Hsieh and Elizabeth Jenkins in Juneau
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