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  1. New Route 66 mural painted in WilmingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Route 66 News

    Dylan Wallace, 18, put the finishing touches on the 18-foot-tall mural at 200 N. Water St. on Monday, according to Free Press Newspapers . "I wanted to paint it so that it looks like it's been up there for 100 years, even though it's new," Wallace said.

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  2. Artist makes jewelry inspired by Route 66Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Route 66 News

    Kathy Sancken recently created 50 pieces of jewelry inspired by Route 66 that are on display this month at the Community Art Center in Pontiac, Illinois. The show is called "Encircled: Route 66 Travelogue - Necklaces Inspired by the Mother Road" in the center's Joe Bailey Gallery.

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  3. Midewin Tallgrass Prairie now leading bison toursRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | Route 66 News

    Rangers at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie off Route 66 near Chicago now will lead hikes to a pasture that contains recently introduced bison. The Rangers will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends through October, reported the Kankakee Daily Journal .

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  4. Launching Pad Drive-In fails to sell at auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Route 66 News

    The Launching Pad Drive-In restaurant in Wilmington, Illinois - best-known for its 30-foot-tall Gemini Giant fiberglass statue next to Route 66 - failed to sell during an auction Saturday because the reserve wasn't met. The Will County News reported Tina and Joel Brownlee of Wilmington, who submitted the high bid of $177,500, will negotiate with auctioneer Jim Bednar and the owner to see whether a deal can be worked out.

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  5. Gemini Giant, Launching Pad restaurant to be auctionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Route 66 News

    The future of the Gemini Giant on Route 66 in Wilmington, Illinois, is a lot cloudier after it was announced it and its restaurant will be sold at auction in April. James Bednar of Bednar Auction Service told the Kankakee Daily Journal the unique, 30-foot-tall fiberglass giant and the long-closed Launching Pad restaurant will be sold in one transaction.

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