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Walt Disney World to build new resort on Bay Lake

The unnamed resort will sit between Wilderness Lodge and the campground.

Okapi born at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge

The endangered species was bred as part of a conservation effort.

Fair board approves Kentucky Kingdom roller coaster

The park earlier threatened to cancel the project as its initial payment for the ride was due.

Sandy Lake Amusement Park closes after 48 years

The park was sold to a neighboring landscaping company.

Disney previews new Coronado Springs tower

The resort released renderings of the exterior and lobby of the new structure, which is currently under construction.

Kentucky Kingdom may drop new roller coaster plans without fair board approval

The first payment to the manufacturer is due and the board governing their lease has not yet approved.

Walt Disney World hikes parking from $22 to $25

The changes come as they change ticket and pass pricing, as well as add parking to resort fees.

Legoland Florida announces Lego Movie World for 2019

New and re-themed attractions will fill this new area of the park.

Disney wants new hearing on autism lawsuits

The complaints allege that Walt Disney World is not complying to ADA because it doesn't allow instant access to rides.

SeaWorld San Diego announces Tidal Twister roller coaster

The new dueling figure-eight roller coaster will open in 2019.

Six Flags will operate Magic Waters near Chicago

The park will be leased from the Rockford park district.

SeaWorld Orlando announces Sesame Street ride renames, new Aquatica ride

The former Happy Harbor is home to the rethemed Sesame Street attractions.

Dreamworld employees sue the park for distress caused by fatal 2016 accident

Safety officers and an engineer are claiming "significant psychological injuries."

Hersheypark will install 220-foot roller coaster for 2020 season

The park will invest $150 million over the next two years.

SeaWorld Entertainment says revenue, attendance up 10% in first nine months of 2018

The company has not yet released full results.

Leaked presentation slide suggests hybrid treatment in 2020 for Gwazi at Busch Gardens Tampa

The company confirmed that the slide came from inside the company.

Universal Orlando teasing new Harry Potter roller coaster for Islands of Adventure

The Dueling Dragons replacement is expected to open in 2019.

Kentucky Kingdom taps Gravity Group for new roller coaster

The new ride will be 1,280 feet long.

Adventureland fined by Iowa OSHA after worker hit by roller coaster car

The $37,000 fine was issued when the worker was struck while oiling the ride.

Photos: Exploring Boblo Island, 25 years after its closure

Some structures, including the observation tower, are still present at the former park.

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  1. Steel Vengeance, Cedar Point
  2. Fury 325, Carowinds
  3. El Toro, Six Flags Great Adventure
  4. Lightning Rod, Dollywood
  5. Twisted Timbers, Kings Dominion
  6. Millennium Force, Cedar Point
  7. Twisted Colossus, Six Flags Magic Mountain
  8. Boulder Dash, Lake Compounce
  9. Voyage, The, Holiday World
  10. Wicked Cyclone, Six Flags New England

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2017: SeaWorld cuts 350 jobs

2017: Disney will work Star Wars: The Last Jedi into its Star Tours attractions this fall

2016: Orlando-based Universal exec will assume top role at Universal Studios Hollywood

2015: ZDT's Amusement Park opens Switchback roller coaster

2015: Attendance up 9%, revenue up 6% for Six Flags in third quarter

2015: Epcot Soarin' to close January 4 for overhaul

2014: Six Flags New England hosts food truck and beer festival

2011: Dragon Challenge will never duel again at Universal's Islands of Adventure

2011: Marineland sues SeaWorld over loaned whale

2011: Former Dorney Park worker on trial for threatening park and others online

2010: Six Flags Magic Mountain announces Green Lantern and other improvements

2009: Universal announces attraction lineup for Singapore park

2009: Family booted from Busch Gardens Tampa for costumed kid

2009: CoasterBuzz Podcast #161 posted

2009: Kings Island settles Wright Son of Beast injury case

2008: Five-year-old climbs over barriers onto roller coaster tracks at Mall of America

2008: KIExtreme.com posts Diamondback construction update

2006: Georgia Aquarium getting $13 million overhaul

2006: Six Flags debt rallies, sources say bids made on parks

2004: Alton Towers wins right to fireworks in court

2004: Jury returns verdict of misadventure in 2001 Lightwater mouse death

2003: ACE: Uncomfortable hotel like a concentration camp

2003: Naughty kids get night at Alton Towers to stay out of trouble

2003: Phoenix Phall Phunfest 2003 pictures added to Negative-g.com

2001: Former aquarium being razed, giant footers poured on Cedar Point beach

2000: New theme park could be coming to Portland area

2000: Spirit of the Point returns with 20 historical pics

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