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Lawmaker ditches bid to name stretch of Route 66 after Trump


November 8, 2019

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker has abandoned his effort to rename a stretch of old Route 66 in northeastern Oklahoma after President Donald Trump.

State Sen. Nathan Dahm told the Tulsa World on Wednesday that he's done trying to rename the 4-mile (6-kilometer) span of the historic highway in Ottawa County, which borders Kansas and Missouri.

Dahm may find another spot to rename Donald Trump Highway, but it won't be associated with the Mother Road.

"I am open to working with anyone to find a satisfactory solution," Dahm said.

Republican Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell, who oversees Oklahom...

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