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DNS Issue - can't get to certain websites. DNS server won't use forwarders

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Hello All,
I'm having trouble getting to a few websites on our domain. My DC handles DNS (Server 2008 R2).

Forwarders used: 75.75.75.75 (comcast's preferred DNS server)
8.8.8.8 (googles public dns server)

I can't get to a few sites, most seem to be .gov or .mil sites.. www.mass.gov is one of them..

All workstations are using the DC as the only source for DNS. I can't get to mass.gov, but i looked up the IP address (http://170.63.206.54 ) and that will get me to the website.

I tested that both forwarders can resolve the IP and they both can.
I used nslookup -debug www.mass.gov. 8.8.8.8  -- it resolved to the correct IP.

It appears my DNS server isn't checking with the forwarders -- can anyone help me troubleshoot this?
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