Alaska News Nightly: Friday, September 10, 2021





Two people pick up donations of chum and king salmon that will be distributed to villages along the lower Yukon river. (Olivia Ebertz/KYUK)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

The Legislature stalls out on delivering relief to hospitals overwhelmed with patients suffering from COVID-19. Plus, villages on the Yukon survive a summer with abysmally low salmon returns.

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2 Home Improvement Stocks to Buy in September, 2 to Avoid

A substantial rise in new-home purchases, and the growing popularity of DIY and smart home technologies, have contributed significantly to the growth of the home improvement industry. So, we think fundamentally strong stocks in this space, Lowe’s Companies (LOW) and Mohawk Industries (MHK), are worth betting on now. Conversely, Home Depot (HD) and Sherwin-Williams (SHW) don’t look well-positioned to capitalize on the industry tailwinds. Their bleak financials make the stocks of these two companies best avoided now. Read on.

Home improvement trends have changed markedly over the past year because the COVID-19 pandemic sparked an unprecedented tidal wave of housing

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