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Ghost Town in the Sky insists it will open in 2019

The seemingly cursed park offers a vague message of spring opening.

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.

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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: Goshen, NY planning board approves Legoland New York project

2017: Cedar Fair CEO's in transition

2016: Stairs collapse at Tayto Park haunt attraction

2014: NBCUniversal theme park revenue up 18.7% for quarter over last year

2014: Actor calls 13-year-old girls "whores" at Universal Hollywood, according to cell phone video

2013: Stafford County, Virginia, trying to woo Legoland for new park

2013: BBC writer travels the world looking for scary roller coasters

2012: Ed Hart promises $120 million investment, no request for state funding, for Kentucky Kingdom

2008: Universal bans hundreds of under-age drinkers during Horror Nights

2008: Cedar Fair maintains quarterly distribution

2008: Six Flags Magic Mountain announces Terminator: The Coaster

2007: Kings Dominion announces Dominator

2006: Cedar Fair maintains annual distribution

2006: PointBuzz features on-site Maverick construction update

2006: Bell's future uncertain as local authority weighs in on lease

2006: CoasterBuzz Podcast #51 posted

2003: Air Canada to fly special-needs kids to Disneyland

2003: Testing underway on California Adventure's Tower of Terror

2002: VisionLand sold to ProParks for fraction of original value

2002: Great Adventure announces Superman: Ultimate Flight

2002: Disneyland Paris park guide added to Coaster Grotto

2002: Indiana Beach Guide updates with photos from 2002 season

2002: PKI to offer free admission to service personnel and their families

2001: Disney asks for voluntary cut back in hours, attendance on roller coaster ride

2001: Intamin says woman was too large for Perilous Plunge

2001: Southern California theme parks tone down scary attractions this year

2000: Construction photos of Intamin inverter online

2000: PKI offers free parking pass with season pass

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