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22 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Ma Joad for president

Susan Shillinglaw is a professor of English at San Jose State University and a scholar in residence at the National Steinbeck Center in Salinas, Calif.


Related Topix: San Jose State University, Salinas, CA, John Steinbeck, Vocal, Opinion

Yesterday | Route 66 News

Developers tour El Vado Motel

The city of Albuquerque finally is pushing hard to have developers do something with the historic but long-closed El Vado Motel .


Related Topix: Vado, NM

Thu Apr 17, 2014

All About Jazz

PERFORMANCE/TOUR: Jazz This Week: Poncho Sanchez, Catherine Russell, the Cunninghams, and More

As Jazz Appreciation Month 2014 continues past the halfway point, the live performance calendar this week in St. Louis includes several touring performers visiting our town, the return of a veteran of Gaslight Square, and the usual variety of activity from local musicians.


Related Topix: Fine Arts, Arts

WAND-TV Decatur

Record-holding Ill. covered wagon repaired

The world's largest covered wagon has been fixed after workers spent a month repairing wind damage from a winter storm.


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln


Paint Lights - Route 66 of the Future'

Tomorrow's highway has arrived on a short stretch of a Dutch roadway where glowing green road markings have replaced street lights.


OC Weekly

Talking to U.K. Export Gareth Emery at Bob's Big Boy

Gareth Emery exudes a rock-star personality, with his black leather jacket paired with jeans and chic shades as he walks out of his Burbank studio in 80-degree weather.


Related Topix: Coachella, CA, Indio, CA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Modified Mustangs & Fords

Mustangs Head East and West on Great American Pony Drive

Mustangs from all across America converged on Norman, Oklahoma earlier this week in preparation to drive across the country to one of two Mustang 50th anniversary birthday parties, one in Las Vegas the other in Charlotte.


Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Mustang, Hatchback, Convertible, Ford, Norman, OK, Ford Shelby GT500

The Daily Caller

The Netherlands pioneers glow-in-the-dark roads

Ever wanted your drive home at night to look more like a rave? Well, the Netherlands has replaced streetlights on one-third of a mile of highway with "glow-in-the-dark" road markings that could be potential energy-savers.


Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

The Kingman Daily Miner

Classic films part of Kingman's Route 66 Festival

A local film aficionado will bring a variety of both famous and relatively unknown films to Kingman Cinemas as part of the International Route 66 Festival this fall.


Related Topix: Kingman, AZ, Mohave County, AZ

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Route 66 News

"The Grapes of Wrath" was published 75 years ago today

John Steinbeck's famous novel about the Great Depression and a family's Moses-like journey on Route 66, "The Grapes of Wrath," was published 75 years ago today.


Related Topix: The Grapes of Wrath, Pop/Rock, Drama Movies, John Steinbeck, Vocal, Salinas, CA

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Planning commission considers expansion of apartment complex in Glendora

The Glendora Planning Commission will be considering an application to expand the 256-unit Avalon Bay project by 24 additional apartments at a special meeting Tuesday.


Related Topix: Glendora, CA

"Route 66" Season 1 comes to Hulu and Hulu Plus

If you have not caught up with the DVD releases of the '60s series starring Martin Milner and George Harris, it arrived arrived on those streaming services today.


Related Topix: Route 66, Entertainment, Television, hulu, Martin Milner, Ohio

The Daily Courier

County supervisors invited to annual Seligman Fun Run

The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors got a history lesson about Seligman and Yavapai County, along with an invite to the annual Fun Run that takes off from Seligman each year.


Related Topix: Yavapai County, AZ, Seligman, AZ, Topock, AZ

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Ars Technica

Glow-in-the-dark roads make debut in Netherlands

Light-absorbing glow-in-the-dark road markings have replaced streetlights on a 500m stretch of highway in the Netherlands.


Sat Apr 12, 2014

road trip From desert to sea on Route 66

We cruised into town late one afternoon on the Sonny Bono Memorial Freeway and stopped at the tourist office for directions to our hotel.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Victorville, CA, Travel

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Business Journal

In this week's issue: Alternate route

Route 66 has long been a symbol of automotive freedom. But new data shows that car use is down and mass transit ridership is up in the Duke City.


Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM

Globe and Mail

The Grapes of Wrath, 75 years later: John Steinbeck's truth is marching on

Where I grew up in rural, agricultural B.C., the earth was brown, heavy, rich from the occasional flooding of the Fraser River.


Related Topix: The Grapes of Wrath, Pop/Rock, John Steinbeck, Vocal, Agriculture, Science

Hospitality Net

Arizona Route 66 Hotel Rebrands as Magnuson Hotel Kingman

Formerly the Americas Best Value Inn Kingman, the hotel will upgrade its local, regional, and national market to attract travelers via an affiliation with Magnuson Hotels' global portfolio of nearly 2,000 hotels.


Related Topix: Kingman, AZ

Asbury Park Press

moving to new quarters Monday

Why did the Asbury Park Press cross the road? To get to its new home, and begin the next chapter in the newspaper's 135-year history.


Related Topix: Asbury Park, NJ, Journalism, Publishing, Media, Gannett Co, Monmouth County, NJ, Tinton Falls, NJ

KIXQ-FM Joplin


Some cool cars were making their way through Route 66 Thursday afternoon. 40 Ford Mustangs from Illinois joined the Southwest Missouri Stang Gang in a cruise on Route 66 to Carthage as part of the Mustang's 50th anniversary celebration.