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  1. Blankenship's 3:57.85 is fastest mile recorded in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Great Alaska Miles Series wrapped up Saturday in Kodiak, where Olympic runner Ben Blankenship ran the fastest mile recorded in Alaska. "I think @benfblankenship's 3:57 today may be the the fastest mile on Alaska soil by either human or sled dog," tweeted fourth-place Kyle Merber after the race.

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  2. History hunters from down under visit the KlondikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    I received a telephone call last winter from Annette Turner in Australia. In short order, contact had also been established with her sister, Yvonne Evans, and we exchanged the occasional message as the plans for their trip to the Yukon took shape.

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  3. Alaska Communications and Boys & Girls Clubs Alaska Announce 2017 Summer of Heroes HonoreesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 28 | Digital Game Developer

    Alaska Communications, in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs Alaska, announced its six 2017 Summer of Heroes youth heroes Sunday, Aug. 27, at the Alaska State Fair. At the ceremony, Diedre Williams, vice president, human resources, at Alaska Communications, joined Alana Humphrey, CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs Alaska, to recognize this year's honorees for their community service efforts and present each youth with a $1,500 scholarship check.

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  4. It's time to talk about the dangers of boxingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Joe Frazier, left, boxing against Muhammad Ali for the heavyweight title, during the first round at Madison Square Garden in New York City in 1971. FILE - Joe Frazier, left, boxing against Muhammad Ali for the heavyweight title, during the first round at Madison Square Garden in New York City in 1971.

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  5. Mushy love for furry athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Border Mail

    PUPPY LOVE: Cross Country Skiing Winter Olympic hopeful Katarina Paul, 21, with 'Nookoobe' ahead of the 7th Annual Sled Dog Classic. Picture: CHRIS HOCKING PUPPY LOVE: Cross Country Skiing Winter Olympic hopeful Katarina Paul, 21, with 6th month old Alaskan Malamute 'Nookoobe' at Falls Creek ahead of this weekends 7th Annual Sled Dog Classic.

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  6. The journey of homeless James and his sled-dog MuckwahRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | SooToday

    James Caughill walks and pushes his cart to raise awareness about homeless people with pets. He and his dog Muckwah are travelling across Canada and were in Echo Bay on Monday, July 3 and plan to be in Sault Ste.

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  7. Iditarod doesn't play out from dog's perspective - Mon, 26 Jun 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    I love dogs - Toni will tell you I don't need a wife by my side, I just need a Weimaraner - and every year, my favorite column to write is a canine diary from the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race or the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. However, I will never pen either of those columns again and apologize to readers - particularly Iditarod-wise - for my poor judgment.

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  8. Animal abuse is beyond excuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    Katherine Keith puts booties on one of John BakerAA AA's sled dogs before the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, Sunday, March 3, 2013, in Willow, Alaska. 65 teams will be making their way through punishing wilderness toward the finish line in Nome on Alaska's western coast 1,000 miles away.

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  9. Animal cruelty has given me a change of heart on dog sporting competitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | The Washington Post

    I love dogs - Toni will tell you I don't need a wife by my side, I just need a Weimaraner - and every year, my favorite column to write is a canine diary from the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race or the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. However, I will never pen either of those columns again and apologize to readers - particularly Iditarod-wise - for my poor judgment.

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  10. Marathon hikers take on Grouse Grind challenge for B.C. charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | GlobalNews

    FILE PHOTO: Roughly 50 hikers hit the north shore trail at 4 a.m. Tuesday to conquer the mountain's natural StairMaster in the fourth annual Multi-Grouse Grind Challenge on June 20, 2017. Roughly 50 hikers hit the North Shore trail at 4 a.m. Tuesday to conquer the mountain's natural StairMaster in the fourth annual Multi-Grouse Grind Challenge.

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  11. John Doyle: Brace yourself - two shocking docs about animals and foodRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Globe and Mail

    Sled Dogs: The Cold Truth About Man's Best Friend profiles an Iditarod musher and how he trains and treats his dogs. Sled Dogs: The Cold Truth About Man's Best Friend profiles an Iditarod musher and how he trains and treats his dogs.

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  12. Auto Racing on Ice May Become a Sport of the Past, Thanks to Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Yes! Magazine

    In a sport that typically has a 10-week season, the Adirondack Motor Enthusiast Club has only held six races in the past two years-globally, the two hottest years on record. On a mild afternoon in late January, while millions of protesters cram the streets of cities across the country to march for women's rights , I begrudgingly march through a cluttered, musty garage in the far reaches of upstate New York.

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  13. Review: Sled Dogs takes critical look at Alaska's Iditarod raceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Globe and Mail

    However you feel about commercial dog sledding, Fern Levitt's Sled Dogs is bound to rankle - either because of the material itself or the filmmaker's take. The documentary takes a critical look at Alaska's Iditarod race and commercial sled dog operations.

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  14. Looking back: April 29, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    April 29, 2007 - ANCHORAGE - A proposal to list polar bears as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act has Alaska politicians seeing green, as in the color of money that could be lost if a bear recovery plan hinders the state's resource development.

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  15. Hall of Fame feat: Vern Tejas in 1988 was first to solo Denali in winter, and liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Vern Tejas lands in Talkeetna March 15, 1988, after becoming the first person ever to climb Mount McKinley alone in winter and survive. Alone, in freezing temperatures aggravated by malicious winds that intermittently grounded him for days inside his dug-in shelters of snow and ice, Vern Tejas didn't spend much time considering his potential place in mountain-climbing history.

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  16. Paris awards Velib bicycle hiring scheme to new operatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Reuters

    FILE PHOTO: The office of Smoove, who produce self-service public bicycles, in Oullins, near Lyon, France, April 7, 2017. A family use Velib self-service public bicycles as they visit Paris, France, April 4, 2017 as the popular Velib bike rental system is going to get a major upgrade with a new fleet of bikes to be rolled out.

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  17. UPDATE 1-China slams Shanghai for environmental violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Reuters

    China's business hub of Shanghai has slacked off in efforts to improve the environment, levying fines too small to deter polluters, hundreds of whom have flouted closure orders, authorities said on Wednesday. Standards had fallen and some of Shanghai's environmental work had grown "slack", an inspection team found after a month-long investigation late last year, the Ministry of Environmental Protection said on its website .

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  18. 2017 Kobuk 440 starts todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | APRN

    The trail stretches from Kotzebue through Noorvik, Kiana, Ambler and Shungnak out to Kobuk and back. Mushers drew for their bib numbers at a sheefish potluck in Kotzebue last night with the high school band playing the national anthem.

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  19. Can a couple of more aging Alaska athletes make history at Arctic Man?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Snowmachine driver Len Story and skier Eric Heil sit in a trailer before leaving for Arctic Man this week. Will Alaska's year of graybeard champions add two more aging athletes to its 2017 roster of winners when the 32nd annual Arctic Man ski and snowmachine race blitzes through the Hoodoo Mountains this week? Already, 66-year-old Roxy Wright has dispatched the young bucks of sprint mushing in capturing the Fur Rendezvous World Championship Sled Dog Race in Anchorage and the Open North American in Fairbanks.

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  20. United Kingdom set to ban laptops on flights from Middle East countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    The Department of Homeland of Security today announced new carry-on restrictions that prevent USA -bound passengers from eight Middle Eastern countries from carrying personal electronic devices larger than a smartphone in the passenger cabin. The reason for the ban is not immediately clear.

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