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61. Wampus Cat: Any unidentifiable beast which is always heard, but never seen, usually in a forest. Usage common in rural North Ca...  
62. Log Cabin Democrat: Conway's daily newspaper.  
63. Gateway City to the Ozarks: A nickname for Conway.  
64. A.P. Robinson: The founder of Conway; a chief railroad engineer who established the depot that would later evolve into the city of...  
65. Faulkner County Museum: A free museum showcasing local history, built into a historic old jailhouse.  
66. Ouachita Mountains: Arkansas is located at the foot of these mountains.  
67. Aquatic Park, The: A popular family attraction open in the summertime. It features a lap swimming pool, diving boards, water slides, w...  
68. Hamburger Barn: A popular local burger joint; the food is great, the service is fast and friendly, and the prices are very reasonab...  
69. Mark Martin: This famous NASCAR driver was born and raised in Batesville.  
70. William R. Miller: Batesville was the birthplace of William Miller, the first native-born governor of the state of Arkansas.  
71. Independence County Courthouse: An interesting art deco building constructed in the 1940s, located in the historic downtown area.  
72. Kelley-Wyatts Restaurant: A local favorite and popular hangout, this restaurant has been around since the 1930s and is best known for their a...  
73. White River, The: This was the river along which Batesville was originally established; still a favorite site for fishing, boating an...  
74. Main Street: The center of the the oldest downtown business district in Arkansas. a variety of quaint and interesting stores are...  
75. Downtown: The center of the oldest business district in Arkansas; over 40 of the stores located here are listed in the Nation...  
 
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Yankee fans wouldn't shut up about a curse that prevented the Red Sox from winning the World Series since 1918. That is, until the Red Sox won in 2004 to dispel such a myth.

A style of housing dating back to the 17th century, similar to a town home; very common in the older parts of D.C.

The common name of the Newport Southbank Bridge. Given its color and status as a pedestrian bridge, the nickname isn't going away anytime soon.

The bridge connects downtown Cincinnati Ohio to Newport Kentucky. The bridge crosses the Ohio River and is just over a half mile long.

1. The Japanese cherry tree that makes the National Cherry Blossom Festival possible. The festival first started in 1934 to commemorate the mayor of Tokyo's gift of 3,000 sakuras to the city of Washington, D.C. The number of trees has since grown to over 6,000.

2. Japanese cherry tree.

The Baltimore Bullet is the nickname for Baltimore native Michael Phelps, the most prolific athlete in Olympic history. Michael Phelps has already beaten the gold medal record of nine, and has eleven as of tonight. He also stands to break Mark Spitz's record of seven gold medals in any one Olympics. Phelps is perfect so far in Beijing 2008 and is favored to complete his quest for eight gold medals.