Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 6, 2021

The larger of 2 Denali hybrid shuttle buses (Photo courtesy of National Park Service)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

Economists push back on the idea that enhanced unemployment benefits are to blame for a worker shortage. And, a survey shows some Alaskans don’t think COVID-19 is serious. Plus, Denali National Park officials are expecting an influx of visitors this year.

Reports tonight from:

  • Tegan Hanlon and Liz Ruskin in Anchorage
  • Wesley Early in Kotzebue
  • Mike Swasey in Skagway
  • Dan Bross in Fairbanks
  • Eric Stone in Ketchikan

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