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TV reporter Maria Athens interviews Alaska’s congressional delegation at an event celebrating the opening of an Indian Affairs Cold Case Office on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020 at the Alaska Native Heritage Center in Anchorage. From left, Sen. Dan Sullivan, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Athens, and Rep. Don Young. Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz has admitted to having an inappropriate relationship with a female reporter, three days after she made online allegations against the married Berkowitz. In a statement Berkowitz apologized to the people of Anchorage for a “major lapse” in judgment in having what he said was a consensual, inappropriate messaging relationship with TV anchorwoman Maria Athens. (Loren Holmes/Anchorage Daily News via AP)