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Disney sued over cancelled employee relocation to Florida

Some employees sold their houses and moved to Florida.

Universal continues Epic reveals with Dark Universe video

The video is the latest among the videos showing the new lands in Epic Universe.

UPDATED: Man dies after being struck by Kings Island's Banshee roller coaster in restricted area

Police say the man was transported to the hospital then flown to another.

Cedar Fair and Six Flags merger to complete July 1, mostly Cedar Fair executives to lead new company

Richard Zimmerman will continue to serve as CEO, while Selim Bassoul will be executive chair.

Camels briefly escape enclosure at Cedar Point

The animals were quickly directed back into their pen on the Frontier Channel.

Knott's Berry Farm asks guests to alert security to line jumpers

The problem has become widespread across parks in Southern California.

Riders stuck upside-down on Oaks Amusement Park pendulum ride

AtmosFEAR ride was stuck in the inverted position for at least 25 minutes.

Walt Disney World, district, agree to $17 billion development plan

The agreement speaks mostly in general terms about what the company is allowed to build.

Kennywood's Thunderbolt reaches the century mark

The classic roller coaster is now 100-years-old.

Disneyland performers vote to join Actor's Equity union

The vote will be certified by the labor board.

Giant Dipper roller coaster at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk turns 100

The ride opened on May 17, 1924.

Roller coasters taking shape at Mattel amusement park in Arizona

The park is expected to open in late 2024.

Report says welding started deadly fire at Liseberg

One person died and a significant portion of the water park was destroyed.

Top Thrill 2 faces extended closure for modification

Zamperla, the manufacturer, is working with the park to make the change.

Disney experience division sees 10% rise in revenue, 12% in operating income for quarter

The company warns of softer demand as travel moderates post-pandemic.

Six Flags posts lower revenue, EBITDA and per capita spending for the quarter

The company expects to close the merger with Cedar Fair in Q2.

Cedar Fair sees rise in first quarter net revenue, EBITDA, decrease in per capita spending

The company expects to close the Six Flags merger in Q2.

Universal Studios Hollywood targets 2026 for new Fast & Furious roller coaster

Hollywood Drift will feature individually spinning cars.

Survey suggests possible next roller coaster options for Kings Island

Options include an indoor roller coaster and dive coaster.

Universal Orlando previews Super Nintendo World at Epic Universe

The video is the latest in a series exploring the new lands.

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Top 100 Coasters

  1. Steel Vengeance, Cedar Point
  2. Velocicoaster, Islands of Adventure
  3. Fury 325, Carowinds
  4. Iron Gwazi, Busch Gardens Tampa
  5. El Toro, Six Flags Great Adventure
  6. Millennium Force, Cedar Point
  7. Lightning Rod, Dollywood
  8. Iron Rattler, Six Flags Fiesta Texas
  9. Voyage, The, Holiday World
  10. Mako, SeaWorld Orlando

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Rollback

On this day in...

2020: Splash Mountain rides to be rethemed to Princess and the Frog

2020: Disneyland Resort delays theme park reopening indefinitely

2019: Teamsters at Walt Disney World experience leadership shakeup

2015: Chicago's Navy Pier will replace its Ferris wheel with a bigger one

2014: Six Flags New England announces end for Cyclone roller coaster

2012: Beech Bend amusement park the only game in Kentucky

2010: Easter egg spotting in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

2010: ACE donates $10k toward Conneaut Lake Blue Streak, needs $100k to renovate

2010: Cedar Point 2010 photos added to Negative-G

2009: Universal Orlando adds Saw franchise to Halloween Horror Nights

2009: Lakeside Cyclone closed without target for reopening

2009: PETA wants feds to investigate dolphin death at Discovery Cove

2009: Source says Disney has reached deal for Hong Kong expansion

2008: Kennywood officials want apology from legislators for disparaging Spanish owners

2008: Robbery at Six Flags Fiesta Texas yields little gain

2007: Dorney gets approval for new coaster

2007: Inspectors find more poorly maintained parts after fatal Expoland accident

2007: Opposition builds for dolphin swim park in Panama

2004: SeaWorld Orlando tweaks evening fireworks show for this weekend

2004: Cypress Gardens gets variance for thrill ride

2004: Eastcoaster.com adds over 300 photos, including Hydra construction

2003: Marriott faced up-hill battle to develop Gurnee park decades ago

2002: IAAPA vs. Markey: CBS Early Show

2002: Doctors say link between G-forces and brain injury not proven

2002: Holiday World Stark Raven Mad video posted at Starcoasters.com

2001: Pacific Northwest has coasters in store

2001: Alton Towers Corkscrew stalls, strands riders

2001: Kennywood Thunderbolt opens following Phantom's Revenge construction

2001: Several photos of Paramount's Great America added to Americacoasters.com

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