Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Aug. 30, 2019

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Tonight on Alaska News Nightly:

Governor Dunleavy selects Representative Laddie Shaw to fill the late Chris Birch’s Senate seat. Plus, the state asks the U.S Supreme Court to uphold the rights of a funeral home that fired a transgender employee.

Reports tonight from:

  • Liz Ruskin, Wesley Early and Elizabeth Harball in Anchorage
  • Dan Bross and Robyne in Fairbanks
  • Renee Gross in Homer
  • Jacob Resneck in Sitka
  • June Leffler in Wrangell.