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On-Air Updates (2012)

On-Air Update: Monday, March 12 (5pm)

With perhaps as little as 24 hours to go until the 2012 championship finish, Ric Schmidt and Ben Matheson review the leaderboard – especially the mushers out of Koyuk and into/out of Elim – in Monday night’s 5pm Iditarod Update:

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On-Air Update: Sunday, March 11 (5pm)

In Sunday’s 5pm Iditarod Update, Ben Matheson and Ric Schmidt join trail reporter Laureli Kinneen – calling in from the Unalakleet checkpoint – to talk about the withdrawal of Jake Berkowitz, as well as the top leaders out of Unalakleet and lots more:

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On-Air Update: Saturday, March 10 (5pm)

We’re back to covering Iditarod 2012 after a day full of snowmachines. In our 5pm Iditarod Update for Saturday evening, David Dodman and Laura Collins review the top mushers into the Kaltag checkpoint – especially Aliy Zirkle and John Baker – and talk about the upsets and surprises in the current Iditarod leaderboard:

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On-Air Update: Friday, March 9 (5pm)

In our 5pm on-air update for Friday, March 9, Ric Schmidt and Ben Matheson review the leaderboard with trail reporter Laureli Kinneen calling in from the Ruby checkpoint. The three talk about Aliy Zirkle, Dallas and Mitch Seavey, and lots more:

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On-Air Update: Thursday, March 8 (5pm)

In Thursday’s 5pm Iditarod Update, Ric Schmidt and Ben Matheson go over the lead mushers into the Cripple checkpoint. With trail reporter Laureli Kinneen – on the phone from the Ruby checkpoint – the three review the progress of Mitch Seavey, Lance Mackey, and John Baker, as well as the current trail conditions and lots…

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On-Air Update: Wednesday, March 7 (5pm)

In Wednesday’s 5pm update, Ric and Ben go over the departure times for mushers leaving their 24-hour layovers (during which the differentials in starting times are corrected). With a live report from Laureli in Takotna, the three talk about what Wednesday evening has in store for the checkpoint, the deep snows on the trail, and…

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On-Air Update: Tuesday, March 6 (5pm)

In Tuesday’s 5pm Iditarod Update, Ric Schmidt and Ben Matheson talk about the close standings of the first mushers to depart the Nikolai checkpoint, as well as the competitors still resting there. Hear our live race update from Tuesday evening:

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On-Air Update: Monday, March 5 (5pm)

In Monday’s 5pm update, trail reporter Laureli Kinneen, live from the Iditarod checkpoint of Nikolai, joins Ric Schmidt and Ben Matheson for an overview of the race standings. Ric, Ben, and Laureli talk about the lead mushers out of Rainy Pass, the impact of the recent snowfall on trail conditions, and more:

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