Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, December 10, 2020

A Black woman stands in front of a counter with medium-sized jars of filled with candy
Missy Simms stands in front of one of the counters at her new store front Sweet Creations Lollipop Boutique in the Mountain View neighborhood in Anchorage on December 4th, 2020. Customers can pre-packaged and fresh candy by the piece, the scoop, and the pound. (Mayowa Aina/Alaska Public Media)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

Recent data show alarming racial disparities in which Alaskans are dying from COVID-19. And, how Anchorage’s sister cities in Russia and China are experiencing the pandemic. Plus, an Anchorage candy enthusiast takes her business to the next level.

Reports tonight from:

  • Andrew Kitchenman and Shayne Nuesca in Juneau
  • Kavitha George and Lex Treinen in Anchorage
  • Hope McKenney in Unalaska
  • Claire Stremple in Haines

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