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Firefighters union says Disney fireworks causing brush fires

Orange County is currently under a burn ban because of dry conditions.

Theme parks a big source of growth for Comcast

The Universal Studios parks came with the acquisition of NBCUniversal.

The Verge: What it means to be "immersive" in new theme park experiences

All eyes are on Disney after the company offers vague details about the immersive new Star Wars themed lands.

Pacific Park gives Tilt-a-Whirl a shark makeover

The ride's tubs now resemble chomping sharks.

Star Wars lands at Disney parks will offer immersive experiences

The areas now in bicoastal development will up Disney's game for theme park attractions.

Pandora employee roles revealed at Animal Kingdom

The new land begins conducting previews in May.

Kansas approves more oversight of amusement rides

The state will require different inspection and insurance requirements.

Cedar Fair CEO Matt Ouimet an environmental advocate for Lake Erie

Theme park chief says he's reluctant to get politically involved, but the lake is an important resource for Cedar Point.

Disney may be adding ride sharing service on property using EV's

Uber currently dominates this space at the theme park complex.

Wichita wants a replacement for Joyland, but economics may not add up

New investments in amusement parks are rare.

SeaWorld sees its final orca birth at the San Antonio park

The company previously said it would no longer breed the animals.

Feature: Disney's post-Potter theme park renaissance

Pandora and Star Wars lands will be transformative in nature to Disney's theme parks.

Polar bear dies at SeaWorld San Diego

The bear was 21, which is typically older than the lifespan of the animals in the wild.

SeaWorld San Diego ending nightly fireworks, neighbors rejoice

Local residents petitioned the park to end the displays.

Training program for young adults with disabilities to be offered at Dorney Park

Summer program hopes to ease the transition to adulthood and work.

Gondola system for Walt Disney World transportation confirmed in planning documents

The system would link Epcot, Hollywood Studios and a number of hotels.

Kids break into Thorpe Park at night, climb 205-foot Stealth roller coaster

Police and firefighters called to the scene as the kids climb back down.

Disney may be considering role playing angle in new Star Wars lands

Vague details were revealed at this week's Star Wars Celebration in Orlando.

Christmas events coming to Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando

The special events will start mid-November and last a week into the new year.

Riders rescued from stalled Joker's Jinx at Six Flags America

The train stopped at a high point without walking platforms.

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