Jeremy Hsieh, KTOO

Newscast – Wednesday, July 29, 2020

In this newscast:
Gov. Dunleavy announces non-residents will no longer have the option to be tested for COVID-19 on arrival at airports, a municipal organization leader questions if second-class boroughs have the legal authority to impose health mandates, Alaska State Troopers continue investigating a Petersburg area car crash that killed four, Republicans are campaigning against fellow Republican Rep. David Eastman of Wasilla, the U.S. Department of Interior announces it will open its first office dedicated to investigating cold cases of murdered and missing indigenous people, a Juneau hiker walks into a strange sign on the trail about “poop pumping,” Juneau is on track to break a summer rainfall record, and local parks officials close Twin Lakes to swimming because of high levels of fecal bacteria.

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