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Baker’s Dozen: Live Finishes of the Top 13

audio by the KNOM Staff; photos by David Dodman In the past two days, Nome has been buzzing with Iditarod; as of dinnertime Wednesday night, the top 19 mushers are in (with the 20th, Rick Swenson, in sight on Nome’s outskirts), and there are dozens more still to come. These two days have been filled…

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At Baker’s Heels: Smyth, Gatt, Neff

text by David Dodman; audio by Laureli Kinneen In Unalakleet Sunday morning, veteran musher Aaron Burmeister said of John Baker, “this is his race.” That may yet be true, but as Day 8 of Iditarod 39 comes to a close, Baker’s lead has narrowed. Departing Unalakleet, Baker had a comfortable 3-hour cushion over Hans Gatt,…

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