Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, December 16th, 2020

Screenshot of Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski speaking at a podium about the coronavirus relief bill surrounded by other moderate senators who are urging Congress to compromise and get the bill passed.

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Despite a Juneau healthcare worker’s allergic reaction, Alaska officials say vaccine distribution will continue. And, Senator Murkowski urges Congress to pass a coronavirus relief bill before the holiday break. Plus, the Anchorage School District commits to start in-person learning in January.

Reports tonight from:

  • Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
  • Nat Herz and Kavitha George in Anchorage
  • Andrew Kitchenman and Pablo Peña in Juneau

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