Alaska News Nightly: Friday, April 29, 2022

A sign outside of a store in midtown Anchorage announcing that they accept EBT Cards, the distribution method for SNAP benefits. (Hillman/Alaska Public Media)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

Santa Claus could be a frontrunner in the special election for Alaska’s U.S. House seat. Barriers to exempting food from Juneau’s sales tax. Tenants in Sitka’s largest apartment building wait over a year for elevator repairs.

Reports tonight from:

Liz Ruskin in Washington, D.C.
Wesley Early in Anchorage
Jeremy Hsieh and Lyndsey Brollini in Juneau
Eric Stone in Ketchikan
Emily Schwing in Bethel
and Katherine Rose in Sitka

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

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