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Governor Congratulates John Baker on Iditarod Win


March 15, 2011, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell today congratulated

John Baker and his team of record-setting huskies on winning the 39th Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

“Congratulations to John Baker, whose lightning pace has given Kotzebue bragging rights and made this a thrilling race for Alaskans and people around the world,” Governor Parnell said.

Baker crossed the finish line in Nome at 9:46 this morning with 10 dogs.

He completed the race in 8 days, 18 hours and 46 minutes.

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