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29 min ago | Business Wire

Former US Marine Rides His Harley across the USA to Help Shelter Animals in Need

Harkening back to the days of Route 66 and how Americans used to drive awareness of issues from town to town, "Anthony's Ride for Shelter Pets" will take Rock & Rawhide volunteer, and Marine Corps Veteran, Anthony L. Ungaro, from New York to Los Angeles on his 2007 Harley-Davidson FXDB Dyna Bob.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Union Square (New York, NY), Los Angeles, CA

8 hrs ago | Route 66 News

Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program announces 2014 grants

Posted by Ron Warnick in Bridges , History , Motels , Signs . Tags: Flagstaff , L Motel , Rock Creek Bridge , Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program , Sapulpa , Skylark Motel , Springfield MO trackback The Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program on Thursday announced five cost-share grants totaling $77,000 for 2014, including one for an endangered ... (more)

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Related Topix: Springfield, MO, St. Clair, MO

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Route 66 News

Front Street Garage in Galena will be renovated

Posted by Ron Warnick in Gas stations , Museums , Preservation . Tags: Bradshaw Garage , Cars on the Route , Cars the movie , Ed Klein , Front Street Garage , Galena , Galena's Murder Bordello , Route 66 World trackback The long-closed Front Street Garage in Galena, Kansas, has a new roadie owner, and his long-term plans are renovating it into a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Galena, KS

Route 66 News

Springfield will simulcast Ozark Mountain Daredevils concert during festival

If you didn't have a ticket to the Ozark Mountain Daredevils ' headlining concert at the Gillioz Theatre during the Birthplace of Route 66 Festival in Springfield, Missouri, on Aug. 9, no worries - the sellout show will be simultaneously broadcast for free on a 16-by-30-foot screen in Park Central Square downtown.

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Related Topix: Springfield, MO, Pop/Rock, The Ozark Mountain Daredevils

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Route 66 News

Will the Route 66 festival transform Kingman?

Posted by Ron Warnick in Attractions , Motels , Museums , Restaurants , Towns . Tags: International Route 66 Festival , Kingman , Mr. D'z , Powerhouse Museum , Route 66 Economic Impact Study trackback The Kingman Daily Miner newspaper posted an interesting article this week about Route 66's growing economic influence and whether the upcoming ... (more)

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Related Topix: Kingman, AZ

Route 66 News

The coming Chinese invasion

Noting demographic and economic trends, I predicted in 2011 that Route 66 would see a growing influx of Chinese tourists.

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Related Topix: Brighton, MI

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

Eureka resident asks school district to help in protesting possible gravel mining facility

A resident is asking the Rockwood School District Board of Education for their help in protesting a sand and gravel plant proposed for Eureka.

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Related Topix: Eureka, MO, Education Etc.

Daily Kos

Let Them Drink Pop: Detroit's Water Crisis & The Fight For Basic Human Rights in The Motor City

During the Super Bowl earlier this year, Chrysler unveiled the latest iteration of the " Imported From Detroit " advertising campaign that has been such a key part of their rebranding efforts in the wake of their filing for bankruptcy in 2009.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Minnesota, Games, Scrabble, US News, Liberal Political News

Route 66 News

An idea for Route 66 events that needs to spread

A few days ago, the committee for the Route 66 Classic Car Cruise that will take place Aug. 9 in Crestwood, Missouri, announced the newest charity that will receive proceeds from the annual event.

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Related Topix: Crestwood, MO

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Amarillo.com

Chinese reality show heads to The Big Texan

Tour company Open Road Productions scheduled a stop at Cavender's Boot City in Amarillo for a group of Chinese tourists on a Route 66 road trip sponsored by Shanghai General Motors.

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Related Topix: China, TX, Texas, Amarillo, TX, Next, Entertainment, Television

Examiner.com

Roadside art: Its amazing and its everywhere across the U.S.

This "See Rock City" Barn on U.S. Highway 441, in Sevier County, Tennessee, is one of many painted in the eastern United States early in the 20th Century as a promotion for the tourist attraction on Lookout Mountain, near Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Sevier County, TN, Chattanooga, TN

Progressive Farmer

Life is a Highway Full of Bumps and Detours

As I drove last week through several states following up on my Route 66 escapades it dawned on me that there are some bad roads in rural America.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Senator Mike Lee

KOAT-TV

Eric Green goes inside ABQ's racing scene

WITH ROUTE 66 RUNNING RIGHT THROUGH NEW MEXICO, CARS ARE FOREVER CONNECTED TO OUR STATE'S RICH CULTURE.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Farmington, NM

Tribune-News

Closed Portion Of Route 66 Will Open For Limited Tours

Every summer the main streets of Holbrook, Winslow and Joseph City experience a larger than normal traffic flow as visitors from throughout the world come to travel along every available stretch of historic Route 66. Now those hardcore enthusiasts, as well as locals and visitors looking for something unique to participate in, will soon be able to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Winslow, AZ, Joseph City, AZ, US National Parks, Petrified Forest National Park

Lincoln Daily News

Atlanta Library to Host Rt. 66 Authors

Co-authors Joe Sonderman and Cheryl Eichar Jett will be on hand for a slide show presentation and stories about America's Mother Road from its Chicago roots to the Mississippi River.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, IL, Litchfield, IL

Route 66 News

The miracle of the Coleman Theatre's restoration

The history and eventual revitalization of the historic Coleman Theatre in Miami, Oklahoma, is one of the most inspiring and interesting stories you'll hear on Route 66. It continues to amaze how a town of just 13,000 people with nominal funding could return an opulent theater back to its old glory.

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Related Topix: Miami, OK

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Sister Wives Recap 7/20/14: Season 5 Episode 7 "Every Brown Revealed"

TLC's reality show SISTER WIVES returns tonight with its seventh episode of season five.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Scenic Mid-Atlantic sun-and-surf spots to try

It's summer. It's beach season. But where to go for the best sun and sand? In Texas, we usually look toward Corpus Christi or Galveston, but these Mid-Atlantic finds offer differing beach experiences that will expand your views while creating new travel memories.

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Related Topix: Housing, Wildwood Crest, NJ, Wildwood, NJ, North Wildwood, NJ

Daily Mail

World's most awe-inspiring roads from Bolivia's Death Road to Norway's Road to Nowhere

Elegant macaques, a tiny lion cub and robots riding camels in Oman... award-winning travel photos you'll wish you had taken Roads BEST travelled! The world's most awe-inspiring stretches of asphalt from Bolivia's Death Road to Norway's Road to Nowhere THREE HUNDRED passenger planes were scheduled to fly over Ukraine on day MH17 was shot down...

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Norway Travel, Bolivia Travel, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Patagonia, AZ

KOAT-TV

Eric Racing

WITH ROUTE 66 RUNNING RIGHT THROUGH NEW MEXICO, CARS ARE FOREVER CONNECTED TO OUR STATE'S RICH CULTURE.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Farmington, NM

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