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Iditarod 2011: Hugh Neff–One cool cat

When you see all of the mushers line up for the ceremonial start on Fourth Avenue on Saturday to begin the Iditarod, you see just about everything. There are teams with big name corporate sponsors like banks and hardware stores. There are others that are driving up to Anchorage from far off lands in a dog trucks that looks like …

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Iditarod 2011: Sled Dog Cuisine–Soup, Stew, or Gruel

Mushers: What do you feed your dogs? Listen to our Iditarod coverage daily on Mush! You Huskies. You can find us on iTunes (search Dog Works Radio) or click on Mushing Radio now. Robert Forto | Team Ineka | Alaska Dog Works | Mushing Radio | Dog Works Radio | Denver Dog Works | Daily Post ___________________ Robert Forto is …

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On this day…

  March 10, 2000: The NASDAQ Composite stock market index peaks at 5132.52, signaling the beginning of the end of the dot-com boom.

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Iditarod 2011: Zoya DeNure and Miller

In covering the Iditarod there is a constant stream of analysis by arm-chair quarterbacks and veterans alike. There are so many blogs, tweets and Facebook posts that boggle the mind. There is news, public interest pieces and tons of videos on YouTube. And then there are stories. The Iditarod trail is a brutal place. Some call may call it the …

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Serum Run 2011: Dropped dogs are still part of the team

  As I was driving to pick up one of the dogs that was dropped from the Serum Run expedition by my friend Erin at the Anchorage Airport last night a funny thing occurred to me… Sled dogs don’t know that you are going to a place called Nome. They have no idea how long it will be before you …

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On this day…

  March 9, 1959: The Barbie doll makes its debut at the American International Toy Fair in New York.

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Iditarod 2011: Who will win?

Iditarod 2011: Who will win As the top mushers get ready to take their mandatory 24 rest who is your favorite to win this year’s Iditarod? This year’s winner will receive $50,400 and a new Dodge truck when their dog team crosses first under the burled arch in Nome.

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Iditarod 2011: Know when to fold ’em

The buzz around Fourth Avenue in Anchorage at the ceremonial start for this year’s Iditarod is that musher number 34 Paul Gebhardt would give Lance Mackey a run for his money. Gebhardt’s dog truck was sitting right next to us at the staging area for the start, one that he shared with Kristy Berington (#7) and the talk amongst the …

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Iditarod 2011: Leased teams and rookie mistakes

On yesterday’s episode of Mush! You Huskies we spoke about a little known fact about the Iditarod. Leased teams. While leasing a team to run The Last Great Race, is not new and has been around for years, it is something that the casual fan doesn’t know much about. According to our Iditarod expert on Mush! You Huskies, 7-time Iditarod …

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