Alaska News Nightly: Friday, October 6, 2023

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Arthur Warren, pictured here on Sept. 28, 2023, says he was recently evicted from low-income housing and has been living out of the car behind him for a few days at a vacant lot along Anchorage’s Third Avenue. The car was impounded a few days later. (Matt Faubion/Alaska Public Media)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

Homeless Anchorage residents wait on shelter options as the city clears a large camp. Plus, the state health department is changing how it handles Medicaid renewals. And, Kenai Peninsula artists present their work at a judged, biennial art show.

Reports tonight from:

Rachel Cassandra, Jeremy Hsieh and Tim Rockey in Anchorage

Jamie Diep in Homer

Hunter Morrison in Kenai

Robert Woolsey in Sitka

Liz Ruskin in Washington, D.C.

Sage Smiley in Wrangell

This episode of Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Casey Grove, with audio engineering from Chris Hyde and producing from Tim Rockey.

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Tim Rockey is the producer of Alaska News Nightly and covers education for Alaska Public Media. Reach him attrockey@alaskapublic.orgor 907-550-8487. Read more about Timhere

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