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OutpostsDefending and four-time consecutive Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champion Lance Mackey has decided that a five-peat isn't in the cards for him. "This is somebody else's year," Mackey told the Alaska Dispatch after arriving at the Kaltag checkpoint. "We...
OutpostsWith 10 dogs in harness, musher John Baker passed under the burled arch that marks the finish line in Nome, Alaska, at 9:46 a.m. Tuesday to win the 39th Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Covering the 1,131 miles of the......
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAs a beginning hurdler for the track team at Ventura County's Oak Park High School, Brian M. Wolverton fell and hit the ground more than a few times. He would then quietly talk to himself about how to improve his form and technique, his coach said. And he...
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L.A. UnleashedANCHORAGE, Alaska â Both knees are shot, injected with synthetic cartilage until he can have surgery next summer. His right arm is still healing from a major operation to fix a staph infection. He continues to deal with other side......
CNNWASHINGTON -- Former CIA Director David Petraeus testified on Capitol Hill on Friday that the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was an act of terrorism committed by al Qaeda-linked militants. That's according to U.S. Rep. Peter King of New...
Daily American CorrespondentBeing around America's "greatest generation" here in Somerset County is better than reading a history book. Six World War II veterans — John Baker, 88; Richard Musser, 87; Chuck Robb, 87; Bill Shultz, 89; Paul Thomas, 94; and Eddie Zorn, 84...
Channel 2 NewsIditarod mushers cover long distances across some of the most beautiful terrain imaginable. But even great beauty can become monotonous when you are riding or pushing at the back of a column of dogs for a thousand miles. To overcome the burden of...
For those wanting a good laugh, "CHiPS the Musical" has plenty. I've seen few shows as sharp as this one, and all the praise must go to the Troubadour Theater Company. A talented ensemble of actors, comedians and musicians, the Troubies, as they like to...
With the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race’s signup period now over, at least 59 adventure-seeking men and women will tackle the trail in 2011. Nine of last year’s top 10 are back, and 18 of the top 20. Late additions to the field included big-...
Greencastle-Antrim and Shippensburg play Friday night for the Mid Penn Colonial Division title. Over two thousand votes made this our Game of the Week for Week 9! Here is a closer look at the matchup: Greencastle Shippensburg 44.8 Points per game 35.9...
The 33 NewsThe swine flu is getting all the headlines, but when it comes to vaccines, the seasonal flu is first in line. Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services started giving seasonal flu shots on Monday. John Baker is among the first in the county...
Tribune NewspapersAfter spending the majority of her 48 years trying to slim down, Veronica Mahaffey was still 50 pounds overweight - not morbidly obese but still far from the size she wanted. Worried about her health, she called a San Diego weight-loss surgery clinic last...
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