Alaska News Nightly: Friday, December 10, 2021

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Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation CEO Angela Rodell gives a presentation on the Permanent Fund and how the corporation invests on Jan. 30, 2018, in Juneau, Alaska.

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

Questions abound after the Permanent Fund Corporation’s executive director is voted out. Also, communities around the state are rolling out access to rapid at-home COVID-19 tests. And Fairbanks tries a new type of responder to help people experiencing a mental health crisis.

Reports tonight from:

Andrew Kitchenman and Lyndsey Brollini in Juneau
Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
Anne Hillman and Mary Auld in Fairbanks
and Eric Stone in Ketchikan

Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Casey Grove, with producing and audio engineering from Toben Shelby and Annie Feidt.

Casey Grove is the host of Alaska News Nightly and a general assignment reporter at Alaska Public Media with an emphasis on crime and courts.

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