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Technology brings rugged Iditarod race to global audience

Joar Leifseth Ulsom departs the Ghost Town checkpoint on March 7, 2019, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.  (Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News via AP)

Gone are the days race updates through amateur radio and faxes. Today, the dog teams are monitored through sleds equipped with GPS trackers that allow fans to follow them online in real time and organizers to ensure no one is missing.  VIEW

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