Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 19, 2022

A person holds a sign that reads “APD body cameras now” in bold letters at a rally for justice for Bishar Hassan on Friday near 16th Avenue and A Street, where roughly a hundred people attended. Hassan was shot and killed by Anchorage Police Department officers three years ago nearby, after he pulled out a BB gun from his pants. (Jeff Chen/Alaska Public Media)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

Alaskans would get $3,200 under a budget passed by the legislature. Also, the Anchorage police union prepares to negotiate over a new body camera policy. And with thousands of Ironman race participants expected in Juneau, the city is encouraging residents to help house them.

Reports tonight from:

Wesley Early in Anchorage
Bridget Dowd and Yvonne Krumrey in Juneau
Anna Rose MacArthur in Bethel
and Kirsten Dobroth in Kodiak

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

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