Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, September 17, 2020

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Dr. Anne Zink, chief medical officer for the State of Alaska, briefed reporters on the coronavirus at a press conference with Gov. Mike Dunleavy on March 10, 2020. (Liz Ruskin/Alaska Public Media)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

Dr. Anne Zink discusses the past six months of the pandemic and what’s to come. And, more than a quarter of Alaska communities haven’t claimed their share of the state’s federal pandemic aid. Plus, a new trail project puts young Anchorage residents to work.

Reports tonight from:

  • Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
  • Nat Herz, Tegan Hanlon and Lex Treinen in Anchorage
  • and Andrew Kitchenman and Jacob Resneck in Juneau