Updates from the Iditarod
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Deb and Hunter Davis joined us on Morning Edition to talk about their upcoming trip to Nome, where they will volunteer to help get the town ready for mushers as they cross the Iditarod finish line.
Both Deb and Hunter will act as KRBD special correspondents while in Nome, giving regular updates on where the race stands and what exactly one does while waiting for teams to finish. Listen in to Morning Edition this week and next for the special reports from Nome.
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