Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, April 8, 2021

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The University of Alaska Fairbanks campus. (Photo: University of Alaska)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

Budget cuts to the University of Alaska could jeopardize federal funds for schools. And, a magnitude 5.5 earthquake rumbles from Fairbanks to the Kenai Peninsula. Plus, the town of Tenakee Springs raises money online for it’s broken bridge.

Reports tonight from:

  • Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
  • Katherine Rose and Erin McKinstry in Sitka
  • Phillip Manning in Talkeetna
  • Sage Smiley in Wrangell
  • Jacob Resneck in Juneau
  • Dan Bross in Fairbanks

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