Alaska News Nightly: Friday, January 22nd, 2021

A row of cares lines up and a medical worker in a blue suit stands by at a window
Anchorage residents line up to be tested at the Loussac Library testing site on Nov. 16, 2020 (Lex Treinen/Alaska Public Media)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

With a dramatic increase in capacity, the state looks to expand it’s COVID testing program. And, Alaskan artists find inspiration in the poet featured during the inauguration. Plus, some advocates worry about proposed changes to DMV services in small communities.

Reports tonight from:

  • Nat Herz in Anchorage
  • Wesley Early in Kotzebue
  • Sabine Poux in Kenai
  • Olivia Ebertz in Bethel
  • Tim Ellis in Delta Junction

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