Alaska News Nightly: Friday, November 18, 2022

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Democrat Jennie Armstrong is set to represent House District 16, which covers West Anchorage, in the Alaska Legislature. An openly pansexual woman, she’s among the first three openly LGBT lawmakers in Alaska. (Wesley Early/Alaska Public Media)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

Alaska’s first openly LGBTQ lawmakers prepare to head to Juneau. Also, plans for a power and Internet cable to Metlakatla get a boost of federal funding. And PBS’ “Molly of Denali” gets two Emmy nominations.

Reports tonight from:

Kavitha George, Liz Ruskin and Wesley Early in Anchorage
Claire Stremple and Yvonne Krumrey in Juneau
Mike Swasey in Skagway
Raegan Miller in Ketchikan
Sabine Poux in Kenai
and Maggie Nelson in Unalaska

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

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