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Boomers closes at Dania Beach, Hurricane will be torn down

Sunday was its last day of operation.

Selfie sticks becoming a theme park phenomenon

The handheld monopods for small cameras delight and annoy.

Former Disney exec says there are great business lessons to be learned from theme park business

Lee Cockerell says the company makes a case study in leadership and execution.

Six Flags Over Georgia will run Batman backwards

The arrangement will be in place for a limited time.

Remembering England's lost theme parks

The BBC looks back at the parks and talks to people who worked at them.

Aliens, God allegedly tell woman to leave infant in car and visit closed Carowinds

Baby was found by security officer at the amusement park.

SeaWorld offers more details on expanded Orca habitat at San Diego park

New habitat will involved guests in a "multi-level" experience.

Florida ride report indicates deaths after Small World and Toy Story Mania rides

The state round-up of incidents shows deaths not likely related to the attractions.

Alleged theft of ET doll at Universal Orlando leads to scuffle and arrests

The plushy alien is said to have phoned home.

Measles outbreak now includes five Disneyland Resort employees

Not all cases in the outbreak have been traced to the theme parks.

Six Flags stock on a steady rise while SeaWorld on the decline

San Antonio market in the unique position to be affected by both companies.

Environmental groups not fond of new Disney Springs name

Groups say the name trivializes issues around Florida's natural springs.

Disney exec helps Orlando sell itself as more than theme parks

Local officials want the world to know that there's a thriving business community that has nothing to do with the attractions.

Kentucky Kingdom candidate for tax rebates to help fund new attractions

The park is preparing plans for new rides, including the return of the suspended looping coaster.

Bay Beach planning three new rides over next two years

New ride package valued at $1 million.

Woman sues Six Flags Great Adventure after being denied ride over disability

New Jersey woman asked to get off ride because she didn't meet safety standards, having only one arm and three fingers.

Regulatory filings reveal footprint for Epcot Frozen attraction

The new attraction will occupy much of the space between the Mexico and Norway pavilions on the World Showcase Lagoon.

Harry Potter attraction likely to set attendance record at Universal Studios Japan

More than 13 million guests likely to visit the park in this fiscal year.

Work continues on Wicked Cyclone at Six Flags New England despite freezing temperatures

The ride conversion to steel track is expected to be complete around Memorial Day.

Animal rights group says Disney's Animal Kingdom among "worst" for elephants

The group cites the transfer of several elephants to another facility.

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  1. El Toro, Six Flags Great Adventure
  2. Leviathan, Canada's Wonderland
  3. Boulder Dash, Lake Compounce
  4. Voyage, The, Holiday World
  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. Maverick, Cedar Point

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