Route 66 Newswire

Route 66 Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Route 66.

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  1. Losing their kicks? Funds for Route 66 towns may be at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | The Miami Herald

    In this May 19, 2017 photo, the Route 66 Diner, once a gas station is shown in Albuquerque, N.M. Route 66, the American Mother Road that once connected motorists from Illinois to California, may lose its place in a National Park Service's preservation program, ending years of efforts aimed at reviving old tourist spots in struggling towns. A federal law authorizing the Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program is set to expire in two years.

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  2. The best stops along one of the most iconic road trips in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MSN Living

    It is a dream shared by most travellers to tackle the mighty "Mother Road", to drive the long and daunting "Main Street of America", to take on the historic diagonal road covering over 2,400 miles of the US - Route 66. The thought of the journey may be overwhelming and the drive challenging, but the sights, cities and landscapes you pass along the way are what make it the most iconic all-American road trip.

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  3. Saving Route 66's neon signs: Mid-century design sketches are being rescued and preservedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Canada.com

    ... professor found hundreds of yellowing envelopes containing folded drawings of some of the memorable neon signs on Route 66 , one of the first roads in the U.S. highway system. It spanned more than 2,400 miles (3,862 km), from Chicago to the West ...

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  4. Thoughts about the Associated Press story on Route 66Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Route 66 News

    A few days ago, the Associated Press published a story about the Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program expiring in 2019 and its possible effect on Route 66 businesses and towns. The good news is the story was distributed to thousands of newspapers, television stations, radio stations and news websites across the world.

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  5. Travels with DarleyRead the original story

    Yesterday | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... and inspiring viewers to look at the world in . . . Travel to the top diners and historic sites along all-American Route 66, including modern nature escapes that may surprise you. This is an Illinois road trip you won't forget, as host Darley Newman ...

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  6. Local Memorial Day events planned to honor nation's war deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sequoyah County Times

    ... year. Music begins at 9:30 a.m., with the program starting at 10 a.m. at the cemetery, 5111 S. Memorial Drive. The Route 66 PatriotFest returns Saturday and will again include exhibits, contests and activities intended to celebrate the country's ...

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  7. More on LearnRead the original story

    Yesterday | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... dinners and spectacular encounters with the history, art and music of the area. Travels with Darley "Illinois: Route 66 & Midewin" Travel to the top diners and historic sites along all-American Route 66, including modern nature escapes that may ...

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  8. Elbow Inn in Devil's Elbow partially reopens FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Route 66 News

    The Elbow Inn restaurant and bar in Devil's Elbow, Missouri, will partly reopen Friday for the Memorial Day weekend, less than a month after it was heavily damaged by a record flood from the Big Piney River. A phone call Thursday confirmed the Route 66 landmark will open its outdoor, covered Biergarten at 11 a.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, offering a limited menu of beer, liquor and smoked meat.

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  9. Clock Is Ticking On Route 66 Preservation ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    Owners of historic buildings along Route 66 could find it difficult to maintain those buildings if a government funding expires in 2019. The Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program provides matching grants to owners of historic buildings for upkeep and renovation.

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  10. Anniversary couple plan epic Europe trek in old bangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Darlington and Stockton Times

    ... so we'll be ready for some relaxation." Mr Harvey added: "Once we've done this together, we might start looking at Route 66 for our Golden anniversary." To sponsor Mrs and Mrs Harvey for the British Heart Foundation, contact 01845-567512 or buy a ...

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  11. Arizona's Route 66 license plate named best in U.S.Read the original story

    Wednesday | World News Report

    Arizona's specialty license plate paying homage to the "Mother Road" is the third plate from the Grand Canyon state to win a national award - Best Plate of 2016. The Automobile License Plate Collectors Association has been handing out the award since 1970.

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  12. Route 66 and Tourist Towns May Lose National Park Service BackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | Skift

    Between this, Brand USA's possible demise, and national monuments possibly losing their status, U.S. tourism may be in trouble with little chance of help from the Trump administration. Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, soon may be dropped from a National Park Service preservation program, which would end years of efforts aimed at reviving old tourist spots in struggling towns.

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  13. Funds for Route 66 towns may be at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | Finance and Commerce

    A car travels down historic Route 66 in November 2014 toward Albuquerque, New Mexico. A federal law authorizing the Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program is set to expire in two years.

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  14. Travelling Through Europe in a 1973 RoadrunnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | Hot Rod Magazine

    ... Vicki and Al wanted to see the USA in a muscle car. Al specifically wanted to take a long road trip following Route 66. His retirement funds were limited, but his imagination wasn't. The car needed to be bulletproof, with backup for the electronic ...

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  15. Butcher completes training in Reno -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | Logan Banner

    ... drive," Butcher said. "We got to see the St. Louis Arch, the Grand Canyon, and a few roadside attractions along Route 66. Lake Tahoe is very close to Reno, you just look at these places and marvel at God's creation." Logan County Circuit Judge ...

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  16. Losing their kicks? Funds for Route 66 towns may be at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | Pacifica Tribune

    Tourists from the Czech Republic view the painted Route 66 markers in front of the iconic Roy's Cafe and Motel in Amboy, Monday, May 8, 2017. There was a time when roadside eats consisted of golden arches fare.

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  17. Redevelopment of De Anza Motor Lodge begins next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | Route 66 News

    The long-awaited redevelopment project for the closed De Anza Motor Lodge in Albuquerque begins in June, setting up the Route 66 property's reopening as an extended-stay hotel sometime in summer 2018. Construct Southwest, chosen by the city to redevelop the neglected but historic property, will begin to raze three buildings down on the property in June, reported the Albuquerque Journal.

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  18. Father's Day Event Offers Opportunity for Family Friendly AdventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | PR Log

    ... special family event. KINGMAN, Ariz. - May 24, 2017 - PRLog -- On Father's Day, June 18, Kingman-based Car Club Route 66 Cruizers is hosting Duley's Cruisin' to the Grand Canyon Caverns. The event is open to any vehicle from classic to rental car. ...

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  19. Tensions in their past, Trump and Pope Francis meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... support for programs that for decades have promoted U.S. values and the welfare of the neediest around the world. Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, may lose its place in a National Park Service ...

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  20. Alaska aquiver: State hosts plate tectonics research effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The station sends out earthquake ... Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, may lose its place in a National Park Service preservation program. Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, may lose its place in a National Park Service preservation program.

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