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Groups record voting rights abuses against Native Americans

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 08:08:29 GMT

Poll workers who don't speak tribal languages. Unequal access to early voting sites.




Heading to Grand Canyon? Well-traveled train station closes

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 21:17:00 GMT

In this Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 photo, an Amtrak employee signals that all passengers are clear as the train departs the Williams Junction station outside Williams, Ariz. Service at the Williams Junction station ended Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.




Heading to Grand Canyon? Well-traveled train station closes

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 21:16:59 GMT

In this Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 photo, an Amtrak employee signals that all passengers are clear as the train departs the Williams Junction station outside Williams, Ariz. Service at the Williams Junction station ended Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.




Heading to Grand Canyon? Well-traveled train station closes

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 21:16:58 GMT

Amtrak's twice-daily trains between Los Angeles and Chicago had stopped at the bare-bones William Junction station since at least 1999. From there, passengers were shuttled 3 miles to and from the small city of Williams.




Williams city council opposes Route 66 Trail proposal; trail advocate responds

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 18:09:03 GMT

The city council of Williams, Arizona, recently passed a resolution that opposed congressional legislation that would designate Route 66 as a national historic trail. It's not surprising a municipality eventually would oppose House Bill 801 months after it was introduced - almost no congressional measure will earn unanimous support.