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KY3’s reporter’s Route 66 videos

In recent weeks, Paul Adler, a reporter for the KY3 television station in Springfield, Missouri, traveled Route 66 from Santa Monica to help promote the town’s Birthplace of Route 66 Festival and broadcast a bunch of on-the-scene segments. Adler in…

Springfield stations go whole hog on Route 66 coverage

Springfield stations go whole hog on Route 66 coverage

To help publicize the Birthplace of Route 66 Festival in Springfield, Missouri, this coming weekend, reporters and crews from the television sister stations KY3 / KSPR in town did a trip on Route 66 to see what’s there. Nice work…

‘Great Food Truck Race’ on Route 66 begins Aug. 23

‘Great Food Truck Race’ on Route 66 begins Aug. 23

The sixth season of the Food Network’s “The Great Food Truck Race” begins Aug. 23 with a variety of challenges along Route 66 towns, according to a news release this week. The season opener will air at 9 p.m. Eastern…

‘American Pickers’ filming on Route 66 in Oklahoma

‘American Pickers’ filming on Route 66 in Oklahoma

Two of the cast members of the History Channel’s “American Pickers” reality show spent part of last week filming on Route 66 in Oklahoma, according to an article in the Grand Lake News and one of the star’s Instagram accounts.…

Route 66 tourist meets his rescuer

An Australian motorcyclist who wiped out on a curve on Route 66 in New Mexico nearly two years ago might have died if not for the quick actions of an emergency medical technician on the scene. Last week, that tourist,…

Western Arizona paranormal group tries to land TV show

Route 66 Paranormal Investigators, which bases much of its activities along the Route 66 corridor in western Arizona, is working on a highlight reel to pitch to television networks for a series, according to the Kingman Daily Miner. Route 66…

New Mexico True Television focuses on Route 66

New Mexico Tourism & Travel recently uploaded two well-produced, 22-minute episodes from New Mexico True Television that focus on Route 66 in the Land of Enchantment. What’s good about these episodes you may encounter some attractions that you may have…

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