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Busch Gardens Tampa opens Phoenix Rising, an inverted family roller coaster

The ride was designed and built by B&M.

"Comfort collar" incident incites panic on SeaWorld San Diego's Electric Eel roller coaster

The park said in a statement that the device is not a restraint.

Frontier Developments announces Planet Coaster 2, available fall 2024

The game is a sequel to the enormously popular Planet Coaster.

Disneyland unions to vote on possible stike

The unions are negotiating with Disney over wages and other issues.

Little Amerricka features 93-year-old ride operator

Just don't call it retirement. She enjoys PBR.

Disney DAS changes criticized by the disabled

The program changed in June in part to combat abuse.

Penguin Trek roller coaster opens at SeaWorld Orlando

The ride is B&M's first family roller coaster.

Blue Man Group returning to Orlando at ICON Park

The company closed its show at Universal Orlando with the pandemic, and did not reopen it.

Universal says proposed UK theme park could add £50 billion to economy

No specifics have been announced, but the company has acquired land north of London.

Valleyfair closes three rides due to flooding

Rising rivers have forced the park to temporarily close attractions.

Fun Spot Orlando latest to implement chaperone policy

The company said it will be in effect for this Saturday.

Disney rolling out changes to Lightning Lane in US parks in July

Guests will be able to schedule rides days in advance, instead of the morning of their visit.

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.

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  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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On this day in...

2021: Disney will get refund in negotiated settlement with Orange County tax appraiser

2016: Holy Land Experience selling items amid financial troubles

2016: Foursquare says millennials flocked to Universal Studios parks for Harry Potter

2016: Six Flags considering more parks in China

2015: Six Flags Over Texas director ends 47-year career

2014: Ninja reopens at Six Flags Magic Mountain

2014: Harry Potter attractions open at Universal Studios Japan

2010: Snoopy turns 60

2010: Woman arrested for leaving kids at home while going 100 miles to Holiday World

2010: Bankruptcy and landslide prevent Ghost Town from opening this year

2009: PA man arrested in connection with bomb scare at Cedar Point

2009: Thomas Etheredge faces Wild West World investors

2009: Conneaut Lake has plan to retire sewer debt

2008: Cedar Fair hires firm to manage marketing partnerships

2006: Teen injured in gang rumble at Thorpe Park

2006: Marineland of the Pacific finally comes down for good

2006: 29 People hurt in Alton Towers accident

2005: Omaha FEC wants to build steel coaster

2005: Disabled girl barred from theme park rides

2004: Shockwave at Six Flags Over Texas still closed after flood

2004: Former Conneaut Lake Park owner sentenced

2004: Mother may be jailed for dropping son off at park

2004: Blue Streak Challenge draws riders from as far away as Mississippi

2003: Knoebels camper struck by lightning on Friday

2003: Starcoasters.com posts Cedar Point CoasterMania video

2003: Developer pursuing Myrtle Beach park is no stranger to industry

2003: Woman hurt by falling beam on Enchanted Forest carousel

2001: Cedar Point announces VertiGo attraction for Challenge Park

2001: Cedar Point loses power to several attractions for an hour

2001: Six Flags Marine World update posted online

2001: S&S Slingshot goes vertical at Cedar Point

2000: Plunge launch delayed, but testing

2000: More Superman love from the colonies

2000: Confirmed: Silver Dollar City gets a B&M

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