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Six Flags launching solar projects for Magic Mountain and Discovery Kingdom

Covered car ports and electric vehicle charging will be a part of the project.

Disney offers more theme park expansion details at D23 fan convention

Paris Rock 'n' Rollercoaster will get an Iron Man treatment.

Walt Disney World unions file complaint over bonus negotiation

The unions say the bonus they're offering most employees will expire if an agreement is not reached.

Six Flags has another record year

Press release cites increases in net income, adjusted EBITDA and modified EBITDA, in case you need more ways to measure success.

IAAPA CEO Paul Noland leaves to run accesso

Press releases from each organization announce the move.

Toy Story Land opens at Disney's Hollywood Studios on June 30

Slinky Dog Dash, a family roller coaster, will be part of the new area.

Woman dies after hair pulled off in go kart accident in India

The victim was 28-years-old.

Cedar Fair revenue up 3%, record Q4 with holiday events

Full-year Adjusted EBITDA of $479 million declined $2 million, or less than 1%, from the record Adjusted EBITDA achieved in the prior year, due to higher operating costs combined with lower than anticipated attendance growth.

Fire destroys maintenance building at Mt. Olympus

The building was a total loss.

Disney says Guardians of the Galaxy roller coaster at Epcot will be among longest enclosed

The tease was made at its annual D23 fan convention.

Six Flags Over Georgia will run Great American Scream Machine backwards

The wooden roller coaster first opened in 1973.

Walt Disney World starts the annual Orlando theme park price hikes

Single-day tickets rise $2 to $7, while annual pass rates ride $20 to $50.

Disneyland "social clubs" aren't gangs, except when they are

Lawsuit filed in Orange County accuses club boss of "gangster-like" tactics.

Six Flags will increase dividend, cites tax changes

The new amount is $0.78 per quarter, an annualized increase of 11%.

Disney parks and resorts division has record $5.2 billion quarter, attendance up 6%

The company also disclosed a $1.6 billion tax benefit from the new tax law.

Kennywood adding a Thomas the Tank Engine themed area

Area will include five new rides.

Universal Orlando buys 101 more acres

Plans suggest the land will be used for offices and warehouse space.

90,000-piece Lego model simulates El Toro from Six Flags Great Adventure

The model took more than 800 hours to assemble.

Rebel Yell is now Racer 75 at Kings Dominion

The name change, of course, causes Internet outrage.

Legoland New York might be third of five North American Lego-themed parks

The new park is being built in Goshen, New York.

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  2. El Toro, Six Flags Great Adventure
  3. Lightning Rod, Dollywood
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  6. Boulder Dash, Lake Compounce
  7. Leviathan, Canada's Wonderland
  8. Voyage, The, Holiday World
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  10. Iron Rattler, Six Flags Fiesta Texas

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On this day in...

2017: Reedy Creek firefighters settle contract dispute pending vote

2016: More fighting, no voting, over Six Flags Great Adventure solar project

2016: Ramapo, NY courting Merlin for new Legoland

2015: Magic Kingdom single-day ticket price now $105, first to cross the $100 barrier

2015: Alleged shooter caught after injuring two at Fun Spot in Orlando

2015: Fire destroys three buildings at shuttered Dogpatch USA

2015: DelGrosso's announces new ride for 2015, water park for 2016

2012: Kentucky Kingdom to reopen as Bluegrass Boardwalk in 2013, operated by Koch family

2012: Universal Orlando celebrates Mardi Gras

2012: Las Vegas strip might be over its family-friendly phase

2012: Time posts a list of the top 10 weirdest amusement parks

2011: Six Flags America adds "Survivor Live" show

2011: Ferrari World marks 100 days of operation, "overwhelmed" with success

2010: Green Bay park committee wants to move forward to acquire Zippin Pippin rights

2010: Ferrari World to open in Abu Dhabi in second half of 2010

2010: Law firm files class action suit against Cedar Fair alleging false statements in proxy

2009: Discount deals biggest seen in years in Orlando and other parks

2009: Tennessee begins ride inspection program

2009: Coasterimage.com adds Magic Kingdom photos and videos

2008: Shapiro affirms Six Flags Magic Mountain's future at press conference, promises coaster for 2009

2008: Agawam zoning board upholds Six Flags New England stop-work order

2006: Six Flags New England gets Catapult and Splash Water from Astroworld

2006: Paramount's Great America announces Survivor The Ride

2005: Massachusetts official calls for sweeping changes to regulate fair rides

2005: Myrtle Beach mayor, councilman and development corp continue battle over Pavilion

2005: Six Flags New England announces spinning coaster and new slide

2005: RollerCoaster Tycoon branded toy debuts at trade show

2004: Eisner says Disney is in good shape

2004: PKI-Central.com updates with 23 photos of Boomerang Bay construction

2004: DelGrosso's to add two coasters, free-fall ride

2001: Millennium Force construction photos revealed one year later

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