Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Jan. 17, 2020

Jeff King watches as vets check his dogs before he takes off for the Kuskokwim 300. (Zachariah Hughes/KYUK)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

The task of counting every person living in the United States begins right here in Alaska. Plus: A school in Hooper Bay becomes another cold weather casualty. And, as mushers, dogs, and volunteers gather in Bethel for the K300 this weekend, vets help keep the dogs in tip-top shape. 

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