Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, August 23, 2022

A person holds a sign that reads “APD body cameras now” in bold letters at a rally for justice for Bishar Hassan on Friday near 16th Avenue and A Street, where roughly a hundred people attended. Hassan was shot and killed by Anchorage Police Department officers three years ago nearby, after he pulled out a BB gun from his pants. (Jeff Chen/Alaska Public Media)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

More than a year after voters approved them, Anchorage police still don’t have body cameras. Also, Gov. Mike Dunleavy says Alaska is the best place to mine for critical minerals. And the end of a federal free lunch program is leaving some parents confused.

Reports tonight from:

Liz Ruskin and Wesley Early in Anchorage
Anna Rose MacArthur in Bethel
Eric Stone in Ketchikan
Riley Board in Kenai
Yvonne Krumrey in Juneau
and Katherine Moncure in Dillingham

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

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