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Massive yoga class held pre-dawn for Disney cast members at Magic Kingdom's Cinderella Castle

At least 1,000 cast members participated in the class as part of the company's wellness program.

Investigator says emergency stop button may have prevented deaths in 2016 deaths at Gold Coast Dreamworld

Report says operators were instructed not to use button, or didn't know what it was for.

Demolition of Lesourdsville Lake/Americana to begin soon

Remaining buildings and ride structures will be removed for future development.

New Universal Studios Florida night show to focus on park IP

The previous incarnations of the show focused mostly on Universal specific films, while the new show includes Harry Potter and Dreamworks Animation properties.

Lake Winnepesaukah fined for improper injury reporting, former employee calls for more training

Report says the park was fined three times in two days.

Tokyo DisneySea to expand in 2022

New hotel, new areas for Frozen and Peter Pan are planned.

Riders thrown when Daytona Beach roller coaster derails

Six taken to hospital, two fell 34 feet.

Remembering the studios in Disney's Hollywood Studios

The former Disney-MGM Studios once aspired to being an alternate location to create movies.

Coaster Campout at Knott's Berry Farm will benefit Boys & Girls Club of America

The event includes two-day admission for four, breakfast and camping.

Six Flags Great Adventure debuts Cyborg Spin

The gyroscopic ride rotates riders around every axis.

Walt Disney's boyhood hometown features museum

Marceline, Missouri, is said to have inspired the Main Street USA's of the theme parks.

Raptor "Blue" coming to Islands of Adventure Jurassic Park

The movie character joins the existing attraction at the theme park.

Richard Gerth, greeter at the Grand Floridian at Walt Disney World, has died

Known for years as one of the first people you would meet at the Grand, Richard was 92.

Two Schlitterbahn maintenance workers charged in water slide death case

Investigators asked why a brake mechanism was not repaired after falling off, according to the report.

Star Wars resort will be tied right in to Disney's Hollywood Studios

The immersive new hotel will be integrated with the theme of the Galaxy's Edge area.

Video: Steel Vengeance at Cedar Point is also about love

Coaster crazy couple enjoys the new roller coaster.

Icon roller coaster opens at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

The ride is the UK's first double launching coaster.

Massive fire destroys parts of Europa Park

Fire reportedly started in the Scandanavian-themed area of the park.

Tours of theme park companies to benefit Give Kids The World

Manufacturers and attractions open their doors for paid tours to benefit the non-profit.

Knott's Berry Farm debuts HangTime roller coaster

Set on the former site of Boomerang, the coaster features a 96-degree drop.

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Top 100 Coasters

  1. Steel Vengeance, Cedar Point
  2. Fury 325, Carowinds
  3. El Toro, Six Flags Great Adventure
  4. Lightning Rod, Dollywood
  5. Millennium Force, Cedar Point
  6. Twisted Colossus, Six Flags Magic Mountain
  7. Boulder Dash, Lake Compounce
  8. Voyage, The, Holiday World
  9. Ravine Flyer II, Waldameer Park
  10. Maverick, Cedar Point

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2017: Orlando Magic NBA team will feature logos, special seating and Walt Disney World passes for sale at arena

2017: Deal for UK Paramount themed park falls apart

2016: Universal considering Secret Life of Pets attraction before the movie even comes out

2016: Three taken to hospital when Zippin Pippin trains collide in station at Bay Beach

2012: Dollywood announces River Rush for Splash Country

2012: Father-son roller coaster travels become memoir

2010: Wizarding World of Harry Potter opens at Universal Orlando's Islands of Adventure

2010: Six Flags cuts three executives, staff, moves to Dallas

2010: SEC filing gives insight to Universal Orlando pricing

2010: CoasterBuzz Podcast #182 posted

2007: PricewaterhouseCoopers: Theme park spending up, especially in Asian markets

2007: Disneyland will get public vote on amusement district zoning

2007: Six Flags New England neighbors face new law for parking

2007: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk turns 100

2007: Arnolds Park thrives on revenue increase

2004: Spanish bank buys NBC Universal's stake in Port Aventura

2004: Storm Runner video and photos added to Coasterimage.com

2004: Rye Playland mechanic suspended for pushing park director to the ground

2004: Mother-daughter team attempt to set Ferris wheel record

2002: Kings Dominion to add Intamin gyro-drop (updated)

2002: Craig Ross named to GM post at Kings Island

2002: "Disenchanted Village" and 2002 park map posted for Pacific Northwest park

2002: On Ride Central interviews Chris Ozimek of Dorney Park

2002: COASTERnet includes information for three newer rides

2001: Woman dies from crash injuries at UK park

2001: Disneyland settles suit for brain hemmorhage

2001: Rhino Rally lines uncharacteristic of Busch Tampa

2001: Carolina attractions say their facilities are safe

2001: Aurora setting hurdles for Six Flags Worlds of Adventure

2001: 45 New photos of Marine World's Vertical Velocity posted

2001: Girlz Rock show debuts at Busch Williamsburg

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