Alaska News Nightly: Friday, October 8, 2021

A group of students gather to observe Fairbanks Transit Bus 142 at the Engineering, Learning and Innovation Facility Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021 at the Fairbanks campus. (JR Ancheta/UAF)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

The Anchorage Assembly hears another long night of testimony over a proposed mask mandate. And Alaska legislators are in their fourth special session, with no sign of progress. Also: The University of Alaska Fairbanks is getting the famous “Into the Wild” bus ready for exhibit.

Reports tonight from:

Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.

Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
Wesley Early in Anchorage
Tim Ellis in Delta Junction
Eric Stone in Ketchikan
Andrew Kitchenman in Juneau
Dan Bross in Fairbanks
and Tash Kimmell in Sitka

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

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