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March 2008: The All-Alaska Sweepstakes returns

Paul and Amy report on the All Alaska Sweepstakes

KNOM newsies Paul Korchin and Amy Flaherty report on the live start of the 2008 All Alaska Sweepstakes from Nome’s Front Street. Photo by David Dodman.

March 26, 2008

Paul Korchin and Amy Flaherty hop onto borrowed snowmobiles to follow the 100th anniversary running of the All Alaska Sweepstakes, a 408-mile sled dog race through the wilderness.

They report using a satellite telephone lent by Nome police chief Paul Burke.

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