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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…

Flintstones Bedrock City put up for sale

Flintstones Bedrock City put up for sale

The Flintstones Bedrock City theme park and campground south of the Grand Canyon and north of the Route 66 town of Williams, Arizona, has been put up for sale for $2 million, according to ABC News. Established in 1972, the…

More details about William Shatner’s motorcycle ride

More details about William Shatner’s motorcycle ride

A few more details emerged about William Shatner’s Chicago-to-Los Angeles ride later this month in a futuristic-looking, three-wheeled motorcycle made by Rivet Motors. Because of the relatively short schedule, it’s looking likely the star of the “Star Trek” television series and…

A word from our sponsor …

A word from our sponsor …

Ann Brimacombe, an art director based in Minneapolis, posted some of the television ads she worked on for Kmart and its Route 66 fashion line. As you can see, these whimsical ads take on a road-trip theme — including one…

Actor James Woods is traveling Route 66

pic.twitter.com/46Sdpz6SLD — James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) May 24, 2015 Two-time Oscar nominee James Woods has been traveling with a buddy on Route 66 since Oklahoma City, based on his Twitter feed. Here are the Mother Road-related tweets I’ve sifted. The feed…

Two Williams businesses featured in ‘Hotel Impossible’ show

Two Williams businesses featured in ‘Hotel Impossible’ show

The Canyon Hotel and RV Park and the Red Garter Bed and Bakery will be featured in an episode of the Travel Channel’s reality show “Hotel Impossible” later this year, according to the Williams News. “Hotel Impossible’s” premise is hotels…

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