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River condition expected to force another change to Iditarod restart

FAIRBANKS—Alaska's warm winter weather has struck another blow to the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Race organizers plan to announce the relocation of the Iditarod race restart for the second time in a month.

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Wind, moon and aurora

It's windy, the clouds are moving in and out of the area, and the moon is bright. The aurora was breaking through the clouds when I took this at 8:55 pm and it's still going pretty strong. L.W. Petersen, Fairbanks, Alaska

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