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Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

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  • Warm weather forced Iditarod farther north

    Much of the start of the world's most famous sled dog race is covered in barren gravel, forcing Iditarod organizers to move the start further north where there is snow and ice.
  • Alaska: Sparse snow forces start of Iditarod to Fairbanks

    Alaska: Sparse snow forces start of Iditarod to Fairbanks
    The official start of the legendary Iditarod dog sled race on Monday is being moved to Fairbanks because of a lack of snow. It’s only the second time in 40 runnings that the competition has been moved. The¬†widely watched race is held each March,...

    Sideline Chatter: It's really easy to get fired doing this job

    Well, that's one way to play 500 ball. Gemma "The Human Cannonball" Kirby, 25, logged her 500th mission as a cannon projectile, making the 104-foot, 3-second flight onto an air bag during a Circus XTREME show in Philadelphia. All in a day's work, she...

    Alaska becomes third state to legalize marijuana

    Alaska becomes third state to legalize marijuana
    Alaska on Tuesday became the third U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, but organizers don't expect any public celebrations since it remains illegal to smoke marijuana in public. In the state's largest city, Anchorage police...

    Lack of snow, warm weather plague Iditarod plans

    Warm weather continues to play havoc for organizers of the world's most famous sled dog race. A lack of snow in the greater Anchorage area already has forced the official start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race to move 225 miles north from Willow to...