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Newspaper lists 66 Things About Route 66 in Illinois

For the past few weeks, the State Journal-Register in Springfield, Illinois, embarked on an ambitious project to list daily a landmark on Route 66 in the state. It was called 66 Things About Route 66, and each entry featured a…

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Larry the Cable Guy meets Tow Tater

Larry the Cable Guy meets Tow Tater

Comedian Larry the Cable Guy voiced the hillbilly tow-truck character of Tow Mater in the 2006 Disney-Pixar animated film “Cars” and the sequel “Cars 2.” The first film’s portrayal of the fictional Route 66 town of Radiator Springs brought the…

An intriguing look at the Pony Bridge

An intriguing look at the Pony Bridge

There are plenty of videos on the Internet of the historic Pony Bridge on Route 66 near Bridgeport, Oklahoma. However, it’s likely you haven’t seen one from this angle. Pointing the camera behind a moving vehicle creates an interesting visual…

Restored neon sign installed at Kingman dealership

Restored neon sign installed at Kingman dealership

A neon sign for OK Used Cars that dates to about 1960 recently was restored and re-installed at Dunton Motors Dream Machines along Route 66 in Kingman, Arizona. Route 66 author Jim Hinckley reports the sign was relighted Friday. A recent…

Conference center being built near Red Oak II

Conference center being built near Red Oak II

A conference center is being built across the road from Red Oak II complex near Carthage, Missouri, to generate revenue and help preserve re-creation of artist Lowell Davis‘ childhood hometown. Paul Adler at KY3 in Springfield, Missouri, filed this well-produced…

Prosecutor requests indictment be dropped against Galena officials

A special prosecutor in Cherokee County, Kansas, has filed a motion to drop criminal charges against several Galena officials, including the mayor, over a land purchase, according to a report late Thursday by KSN / KODE-TV. According to the report,…

Brits cycling Route 66 for charity injured in wreck

Brits cycling Route 66 for charity injured in wreck

Three British cyclists who were riding Route 66 to raise money for three charities suffered injuries that required hospitalization after they were rear-ended by a truck Monday night. William Corran, Ewan Stott, and James Watkins were taken to Mercy Joplin…

Albuquerque businesses try to halt mayor’s rapid-transit plan

Albuquerque businesses try to halt mayor’s rapid-transit plan

A group of businesses along Albuquerque’s Central Avenue are trying to put the brakes on the mayor’s ambitious plan to install a $100 million rapid-transit bus system along the corridor. Mayor Richard Berry wants to dedicate two lanes of Central,…

Macoupin County Courthouse finishes north-stair renovations

Macoupin County Courthouse finishes north-stair renovations

The historic Macoupin County Courthouse in Carlinville, Illinois, nicknamed the Million Dollar Courthouse, finished $200,000 in much-needed renovations, according to the State Journal-Register in nearby Springfield. The occasion will be celebrated with a program at 11 a.m. Saturday at the courthouse, followed by…

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