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River Rebound: Eagles Along the Mississippi

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Huckleberry Finn and Jim had their raft. Modern adventurers have their cars and the Great River Road. Now in its 75th year, this national scenic byway follows the Mississippi for 2,069 miles and ten states.

The Radar: Travel Lately

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Blue-Collar Brunch

As a recently transplanted Iowan, I couldn’t help but get a bit homesick when I noticed my favorite greasy spoon was featured in the Washington Post’s “At the Diners” series, a part of their Campaign Trail blog. The Waveland Café, in Des Moines, Iowa, is a diner so unpretentiously authentic it can almost dare to…