Alaska News Nightly: Friday, October 23, 2020

two people debating behind podiums
Incumbent Rep. Don Young debating Congressional candidate Alyse Galvin for Alaska’s seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, on October 22 at Debate for the State. (Jeff Chen/Alaska Public Media)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

Candidates running to represent Alaska in Washington, D.C. begin their last few rounds of debate. And, the surge of coronavirus cases in Alaska is reaching record highs. Plus, how will Anchorage’s new acting mayor lead Alaska’s biggest city?

Reports tonight from:

  • Liz Ruskin, Tegan Hanlon, Kavitha George, Nat Herz in Anchorage
  • Greg Kim and Anna Rose MacArthur in Bethel
  • Dan Bross in Fairbanks
  • Erin McKinstry in Sitka
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