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Tiffany Merritt wins 2008 Gravity Car Race

WRANGELL, ALASKA One of Wrangell's well-loved July Fourth events had kids and adults helmeted, strapped, and speeding down Second Avenue. The 2008 Gravity Car Race took place Tuesday night with seven participants, five homemade cars, and many, many nervous onlookers.
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