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Four-year-old Bryson Snider of Clinton, Okla., gets a boost up to unveil the last state Route 66 sign from Paul Whitehill, owner of Images in Tile which created the murals, during the opening celebration Friday afternoon for the Route 66 International Festival in Joplin, Mo.

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Kingman residents and businesses have a year to dust off their saddle shoes, glam up their retro rides and spruce up their storefronts before putting out the welcome mat for the Route 66 Alliance's annual Route 66 International Festival.