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Alaska News Nightly: Monday, May 6, 2024





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A graduate wears a custom bedazzle cap during the UAA 2024 Graduation at the Alaska Airlines Center on Sunday, May 5, 2024. (Matt Faubion/Alaska Public Media)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

A bill in the Senate would regulate the allocation of correspondence schools by returning to the old system. Additionally, Fairbanks voters will go to the polls to determine whether the city can collect additional taxes for schools. And after COVID canceled high school graduation events, college graduates are getting their first chance at an in-person ceremony.

Reports tonight from:

Casey Grove and Chris Klint in Anchorage
Dan Bross and Robyne in Fairbanks
Eric Stone in Juneau
Ben Townsend in Nome

This episode of Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Casey Grove, with audio engineering by Chris Hyde and production by Tim Rockey.


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Tim Rockey is the producer of Alaska News Nightly and provides education for Alaska Public Media. Reach him out [email protected] or 907-550-8487. Read more about Tim here.






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