Route 66 Newswire

Route 66 Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Route 66.

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  1. LA County Fair 2018: Everything you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

    The Los Angeles County Fair is honoring a piece of American history this year, with its Route 66 theme to celebrate the historic highway that stretch from Chicago to Santa Monica. The fair is just around the corner, and we thought there some things you should know before breaking out your wallet and elastic-waist pants.

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  2. 66,000 signatures sought for Route 66 National Historic Trail petitionRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Route 66 News

    The Route 66 Road Ahead Partnership and the National Trust for Historic Preservation this week announced a goal of 66,000 signatures for a petition supporting the designation of Route 66 as a National Historic Trail. The groups stated in a news released they want to meet that goal by Nov. 11, which is the widely acknowledged birthday of Route 66. On Nov. 11, 1926, the American Association of State Highway Officials formally adopted the 2,448-mile path from Chicago to Los Angeles and number of U.S. Highway 66. Route 66 supporters and travel enthusiasts may sign the petition to designate Route 66 a National Historic Trail at www.preserveroute66.org .

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  3. Sign Up For Automotive Aftermarket Riders Club - G.O.A.T.' Ride 2018 To Support Industry EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | NOLN

    ... the Las Vegas Harley-Davidson dealership on Thursday, Oct. 25 and will head to Prescott, Arizona, via Old Historic Route 66 and return north along the Colorado River the following day. On Oct. 27, riders will travel to the Grand Canyon to visit the ...

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  4. Rare photos of Cyrus Avery unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Route 66 News

    The Historical Society of Missouri's Springfield Research Center recently acquired rare photos of Cyrus Avery, known as the Father of Route 66, as a boy and a young man. Avery, born in 1871, was known as a booster of Tulsa and Oklahoma in general.

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  5. Route 66 Headlines the Los Angeles County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | Temple City Tribune

    The 2,451 miles that make up historic Route 66 are taking center stage at the 2018 Los Angeles County Fair. With at least seven different attractions based around the country spanning road, this year's fair will provide visitors with an in-depth look at Route 66 and remind everyone from Santa Monica through the Foothills how history weaves its way through their city.

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  6. Community supports fund raiser for MEGARead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ruidoso News

    ... are able to reach out to local residents. The band performed their well-known songs and one of their biggest hits, 'Route 66' bringing the crowd to their feet. Ray Benson founded the band, Asleep at the Wheel, 48 years ago. Although some of the band ...

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  7. Asleep at the Wheel performing 'Route 66'.Read the original story

    Yesterday | Ruidoso News

    Asleep at the Wheel preforming at a fund raiser benefiting the Mountain Entertainment Group for the Arts in New Mexico July 29. Asleep_at_the_Wheel_Glencoe Asleep at the Wheel preforming at a fund raiser benefiting the Mountain Entertainment Group for the Arts in New Mexico July 29. Check out this story on ruidosonews.com: Asleep at the Wheel preforming at a fund raiser benefiting the Mountain Entertainment Group for the Arts in New Mexico July 29.

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  8. Saturday, August 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 18 | Lincoln Daily News

    This section includes: Health News, Entertainment News, This Day in History, Tourism, Out & About, Movies & Videos, Restaurant Menus, Recipes, & Pets O n Friday morning, the crews from Matthews Construction were at the Welcome Garden in downtown Lincoln, installing the Route 66 Experience Hub.

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  9. Knights to rememberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | NewsOK.com

    ... Episcopal Church's Canterbury Arts Fair in the metro area, the Ada Medieval Fair, the Kiefer Medieval Fair, the Route 66 Renaissance Fair in Kellyville, the Arts Trek Festival at Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art in Shawnee, the Renaissance Fair of the ...

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  10. A late-summer memory: Heading off to college down a lonesome roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Star Tribune

    ... backfire of that Valiant's engine. She quit on us near Santa Rosa, New Mexico. We nursed her into a gas station off Route 66. The mechanic said he would "see what gives in a day or so." We walked down the dusty highway and checked into a dog-eared ...

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  11. Illinois planning for Bicentennial celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... also are planned in Galena and Dixon, and East St. Louis hosts a Heritage Festival. Gov. Bruce Rauner is holding a Route 66 Motorcycle Ride that will travel from Shorewood to Springfield. Illinois ratified its constitution on Aug. 26, 1818 and ...

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  12. Festivals, parades to mark Illinois' 200th Constitution DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KFVS12

    ... also are planned in Galena and Dixon, and East St. Louis hosts a Heritage Festival. Gov. Bruce Rauner is holding a Route 66 Motorcycle Ride that will travel from Shorewood to Springfield. Illinois ratified its constitution on Aug. 26, 1818 and ...

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  13. Will real Broomcorn Capital please stand up?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Countywide

    When my sister Catherine and I walked into the agricultural section of Elk City, Oklahoma's Route 66 Museum last fall, the docent said, "Welcome to the Broomcorn Capital of the United States!" A little Googling indicated that four additional areas claimed Broomcorn Capital status: Wichita, Kansas., Arcola, Illinois, Lindsay, Oklahome and Baca County, Colorado. However, we Bee County farm residents in the mid-20th century had reason to believe Beeville was the capital.

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  14. Director from Spain films new documentary about Route 66's living iconsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Route 66 News

    A director from Spain praised for her work in short films and digital media has shot a full-length documentary about the living icons of Route 66 and hopes to see the movie in theaters by 2019. Ana Ramon Rubio directed "Almost Ghosts," which is designed to "remember those who were forgotten when the U.S. Government finished the construction of the freeways that bypassed what was, until then, the Main Street of America," according to a news release.

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  15. Teacher, family take a trip of a lifetime out WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... included the Cowboy's Museum and the Oklahoma City Museum. They headed out of Oklahoma on the historic highway, Route 66. In New Mexico, they drove down the Singing Highway. It's one of only a few singing highways in the world. "This stretch of ...

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  16. Missouri State-West Plains Announces 2018 Summer Dean's List HonoreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 18 | Douglas County Herald

    ... or archivist The State Historical Society of Missouri April 30 marked the ninety-second anniversary of the birth of Route 66. Photographs at the...

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  17. Bradleyville News - Karen CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 18 | Douglas County Herald

    ... or archivist The State Historical Society of Missouri April 30 marked the ninety-second anniversary of the birth of Route 66. Photographs at the...

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  18. Calendar Of Events 8.16.18Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 18 | Douglas County Herald

    ... or archivist The State Historical Society of Missouri April 30 marked the ninety-second anniversary of the birth of Route 66. Photographs at the...

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  19. Caney News - Janice LaffertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 18 | Douglas County Herald

    ... or archivist The State Historical Society of Missouri April 30 marked the ninety-second anniversary of the birth of Route 66. Photographs at the...

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  20. Meet Deb Haaland, Likely to Be the First Native Woman Elected to CongressRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 18 | RollingStone

    ... worked for the railroad in Winslow; her grandmother told her stories of watching the road that would become Route 66 as it was paved for the first time. It's hard to imagine that there are any firsts left when you're talking in terms of millenia, ...

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