Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, September 30, 2021

A man waves a paper reading “Maaaaaaaask Tyranny” while waiting in line to testify on the proposed Anchorage mask mandate on Sept. 29,2021. (Wesley Early/AKPM)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

Another night of emotional testimony as Anchorage debates a mask mandate. Meanwhile, study after study has shown the masks work to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. And Southeast fishermen command record prices for Dungeness crab.

Reports tonight from:

Wesley Early and Lex Treinen in Anchorage
Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
Andrew Kitchenman, Claire Stremple and Jeremy Hsieh in Juneau
Anna Rose MacArthur in Bethel
and Angela Denning in Petersburg

Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Casey Grove, produced by Annie Feidt, with audio engineering by Toben Shelby.

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