Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 12, 2022

The columns of the alaska state capitol
The Alaska State Capitol building in Juneau, pictured in Feb. 2017. (KTOO file photo)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

Alaska now leads the nation in drug overdose deaths. Also, the state House still has to decide if it agrees with the Senate’s budget proposal. And years after spotting a sunken ship, a diver sets out to identify it.

Reports tonight from:

Claire Stremple in Juneau
Olivia Ebertz in Bethel
Sabine Poux in Kenai
Wesley Early and Lex Treinen in Anchorage
and Sage Smiley in Wrangell

Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Casey Grove, with producing and audio engineering from Toben Shelby and Katie Anastas.

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