Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 6, 2022

people hold up a large banner that reads "keep abortion safe & legal"
Roughly 200 people gathered at rush hour Tuesday night in midtown Anchorage to rally for the protection of reproductive rights. (Jeff Chen/Alaska Public Media)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

Some anti-abortion advocates doubt a constitutional convention will bring a state ban. Also, Alaska’s largest electric utility fires its CEO less than a month after hiring him. And what happened to Juneau’s Taco Bell?

Reports tonight from:

Liz Ruskin in Washington, D.C.
Anna Rose MacArthur in Bethel
Kavitha George in Anchorage
Jeremy Hsieh and Bridget Dowd in Juneau
and Sage Smiley in Wrangell

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

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