Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 1, 2022

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Areas labeled in red will be under an emergency burn closure starting at 11:59 p.m. Friday. The Municipality of Anchorage already had burn restrictions in place, including prohibiting open fires. (Alaska Department of Natural Resources)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

Fire danger heading into the Fourth of July holiday weekend prompts emergency burn bans. A ruling on states’ powers to prosecute on tribal land is among recent, major Supreme Court decisions. And a traditional Filipino folk dance makes a comeback in Juneau.

Reports tonight from:

Wesley Early and Liz Ruskin in Anchorage
Izzy Ross in Dillingham
Tim Ellis in Delta Junction
Katherine Rose in Sitka
and Jennifer Pemberton

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

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