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‘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…

Former CNN staffer kills robber at Albuquerque motel

Former CNN staffer kills robber at Albuquerque motel

Former CNN anchor Lynne Russell and another former reporter for the cable news network became involved in a shootout Tuesday night at an Albuquerque motel that killed a robber, according to various news outlets, including the Albuquerque Journal. Russell and husband…

So what’s going to be in the OKPOP museum?

So what’s going to be in the OKPOP museum?

After a topsy-turvy session in the Oklahoma Legislature, major funding for the OKPOP museum finally was approved and is slated to open in Tulsa’s Brady District in 2018. A lot of people assume the museum is going to focus on…

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