Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, March 19, 2024

A crowd of protestors gather in front of the Alaska Capitol in Juneau.
Around 100 people rallied the Alaska Capitol to call for a ceasefire in Gaza on Monday, March 19, 2024. (Clarise Larson/KTOO)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Supporters of a ceasefire in Gaza oppose a bill that would criminalize unsanctioned public protests. Plus, advocates argue that the state parole board looks at the wrong criteria. And, a lawsuit claims that Alaska’s licensing requirements for psychologists violate the state’s constitution.

Reports tonight from:

Rachel Cassandra and Chris Klint in Anchorage

Christina McDermott in Dillingham

Dan Bross in Fairbanks

Clarise Larson and Eric Stone in Juneau

Meredith Redick in Sitka

Liz Ruskin in Washington, D.C.

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

Tim Rockey is the producer of Alaska News Nightly and covers education for Alaska Public Media. Reach him at or 907-550-8487. Read more about Tim here

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