Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 2, 2022

Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson at a June 1 2022 Assembly meeting (Lex Treinen/Alaska Public Media)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

Candidates finish filing their paperwork ahead of crowded statewide elections. After hours of public testimony, the Anchorage Assembly postpones its vote on a process to remove the mayor. A possum walks into a New York City bar, and an Alaskan carries it out.

Reports tonight from:

Liz Ruskin and Lex Treinen in Anchorage
Izzy Ross in Dillingham
Kirsten Dobroth and Dylan Simard in Kodiak
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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