Kaltag Alaska

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2004 Iditarod champ takes lead in Alaska trek

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — With less than 250 miles to go in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, Mitch Seavey took the lead Sunday. The ’04 champ was greeted by dozens of townspeople in Unalakleet and awarded $2,500 in gold nuggets and a trophy.

03/10/2013

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Woman who finished 2nd in 2012 takes Iditarod lead

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska woman who finished second in last year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race grabbed the lead in the 1,000-mile race Saturday evening.

03/10/2013