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Interactive attractions add to theme park experience

New experiences include games and characters you can talk to.

FHP says woman dead after driving through red light in front of Disney bus

The Florida Highway Patrol says the accident happened at about 2:30 a.m.

Atchison out as SeaWorld CEO, layoffs coming

Resignation affective January 15, includes $2.4 million severance plus annual consulting fee of $440,000.

Kentucky drops tax incentives for Ark Encounter

State cites hiring practices based on religion for denial of the incentives.

Iger: Star Wars theme park attractions will be based on new films

Disney boss says he wants the presence of the new attractions to resonate with newer audiences.

Disney operations president Meg Crofton to retire this summer

With 35 years at the company, Crofton held a number of positions in the Parks & Resorts division of the Walt Disney Company.

Conneaut Lake Park trustees file for bankruptcy protection to prevent sheriff's sale

Filing gives the park a chance to restructure its debt.

UK Skyride cars bump in high winds, nothing actually happens

Ride is shut down as soon as the incident occurs.

Court rejects state attorney general's case to prevent sheriff's sale of Conneaut Lake Park

Park still has option to file for bankruptcy or turn it over to the court to prevent sale.

Disney increases dividend by 34%

The Frozen phenomenon helps to double studio profit.

Holiday World's Thunderbird track complete, three weeks ahead of schedule

The new launched wing roller coaster is expected to open this spring.

Merlin will open Legoland in South Korea

The park is expected to open in 2017.

Universal Studios Singapore shows new trains for Battlestar Galactica

The dueling roller coaster has been closed since July 2013.

Six Flags Magic Mountain shows progress on Twisted Colossus

The roller coaster is being redeveloped with steel track.

Theme park in Jurassic World borrows heavily from familiar attractions

The trailer for next summer's movie shows scenes that feel familiar.

Turner and Disney make deal to update Great Movie Ride, promote TCM

The cable network will plug its brand in an updated version of the ride at Disney Hollywood Studios.

Video: Wicked Cyclone taking shape at Six Flags New England

The new steel-track ride built on the foundation of Cyclone is going up for the 2015 season.

Separate Disney autism lawsuits filed after ruling against group suit

The new suits share much of the same text, with specific language for each incident.

Judge yet to rule on sale of Conneaut Lake Park

Attorney general argues the park can't be sold at a sheriff's sale as a public trust.

Cedar Point removing Good Time Theatre

The former IMAX movie theater will be removed over the winter.

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Top 100 Coasters

  1. Leviathan, Canada's Wonderland
  2. El Toro, Six Flags Great Adventure
  3. Voyage, The, Holiday World
  4. Boulder Dash, Lake Compounce
  5. Millennium Force, Cedar Point
  6. Bizarro, Six Flags New England
  7. Ravine Flyer II, Waldameer Park
  8. Banshee, Kings Island
  9. Behemoth, Canada's Wonderland
  10. Intimidator, Carowinds

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