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Michael Cochran
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Michael Cochran

A Lifetime of Outdoor Adventure

If you spend 35 years in one place, you get to know it pretty well. I’ve been a resident of Springfield, Missouri since the early ’80s, and I know first-hand what makes this bustling city of around 162,000 a great place to live and a must to visit—the outdoors is a perfect example. Ozark Greenways…

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Birthplace of Route 66

Get your kicks on Route 66! As the birthplace of the iconic road, Springfield, MO is full of must-see stops that reflect this era of American history. “(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66.” Nat King Cole’s 1946 smash was more than just another hit; it became an anthem celebrating America’s post-WWII…

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