Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020

Anchorage Correctional Complex (Alaska DOC photo)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

As COVID-19 surges through state jails, some Alaskans are stuck inside. And, Alaska’s suicide rate is holding steady, but drug overdoses are rising amid the pandemic. Plus, finding a new place to shelter Ketchikan’s homeless population.

Reports tonight from:

  • James Brooks with the Anchorage Daily News in Juneau
  • Casey Grove and Kavitha George in Anchorage
  • Emily Hofstaedter in Nome
  • Izzy Ross in Dillingham
  • Sage Smiley in Wrangell
  • Eric Stone in Ketchikan

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