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Chippewa Lake property goes on sale in Ohio

The former amusement park, which closed in 1978, has not been developed since.

Measuring fear of scare zones and roller coasters with an Apple Watch

An Ars Technica author takes his device to Thorpe Park to measure his heart rate.

Passengers trapped on monorail for hours at Walt Disney World

Some guests evacuated at the stopping point, most towed back to station.

California Coastal Commission approves new SeaWorld orca habitat, prohibits breeding, legal challenge possible (updated)

The government agency says the company may not add to its whale population. Lawyers argue the commission doesn't have that authority.

Plants vs. Zombies attraction coming to Carowinds

The video game property will open in 2016.

Disney fans having an Internet tantrum over pass price increases

Many of the most dedicated fans don't want to, or can't afford to pay more.

Florida DOE removes, then restores link to SeaWorld, PETA claims responsibility

The web link is used in a list of options for field trips.

Activists plan to boycott Disney parks over H-1B hiring

Activists say Disney is replacing American jobs with foreign workers on the H-1B visa program.

Opinion: Disney price hikes about more than profit

Crowd control and attendance management are a big part of the higher prices.

Universal Orlando follows Disney in raising pass prices

Prices rise $25 to $60, and parking hits $20.

Smaller attractions in China struggle even as theme park business booms in tourist hubs

Only the theme park heavyweights are thriving.

Disney significantly increases annual pass prices in US parks, considering dynamic ticket pricing

The company's theme parks are adjusting for rising demand.

Publisher of Mass Effect video game says California's Great Adventure will build themed ride

Ride is described as a "dynamic 3D adventure."

Bay Beach considering adding... a beach

Study commissioned to explore feasibility.

Conneaut Lake considering return of water park

The lazy river and slide haven't been used in 10 years.

Officials contemplate new Legoland park north of New York City

Negotiations are in progress with Merlin Entertainments.

Comcast will buy majority stake in Universal Studios Japan

The deal values Universal Studios Japan at $6.2 billion.

Orlando parks vary price and perk strategies

SeaWorld prices hold steady while Disney and Universal set increases.

Mock theme park and art exhibit brings $30 million to UK town

The five-week run has drawn more than 150,000 people.

Disney opening temporary Star Wars attractions this fall

The list includes a temporary Hyperspace Mountain re-theme.

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