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Nome (United States) (AFP) - Dallas Seavey won the Iditarod sled dog race for the second time, edging Ally Zirkle by two minutes and 21 seconds Tuesday to keep the title in the family. Seavey, a third-generation musher, became the youngest winner in Iditarod history two years ago at the age of 25 and his father, Mitch, became the oldest winner last year, capturing his second title at 53 after winning his first in 2004. This year, the younger Seavey charged from behind to reach the finish line in eight days, 13 hours, four minutes and 19 seconds. Zirkle finished second for the third successive year, again thwarted in her quest to become the first woman musher to win the Iditarod since Susan Butcher took the last of her four triumphs in 1990.
The British are invading the U.S. comics market as publisher 2000 AD unveils "Brass Sun," a six-issue miniseries that is being published in the size and format of traditional titles printed by American counterparts.