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Former Disney exec allegedly makes deals all over China without Disney's consent

Many of the deals were made with various local governments.

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi launches new Turbo Track

The launched shuttle roller coaster climbs a spike outside the middle of the building.

Walt Disney World moving security screening to Transportation and Ticket Center

Currently, guests are screened at the gates of Magic Kingdom.

Judge rules against Teamsters, as Disney workers say they couldn't leave the union

Another bus driver says he also had trouble leaving the union.

Disney will accept food pre-orders via app at new Avatar restaurant in Animal Kingdom

Food can be pre-paid via credit card or dining plan.

Security increased at I-X Indoor Amusement Park after fights break out

Five people were arrested Saturday night.

Blackstone sells SeaWorld stake to Chinese investment firm

SeaWorld said that Blackstone sold its remaining 19.5 million shares to Zhonghong at $23 each, or 26 percent more than the closing price Thursday.

Universal Orlando plans for 4,000-room hotel on former water park site

The value priced hotel will be the largest in Universal's collection.

Harry Potter ride at Universal Studios Hollywood goes 4K with higher frame rate

The park previously eliminated the 3D feature of the ride.

Orlando theme parks sue against rising property tax bills

The big players have all seen significant increases in their assessed property values.

Lakemont Park will remain closed for summer

The park says it will remove a number of rides to make way for FEC features.

Foodie events becoming a year-round phenomenon at Florida theme parks

Various festivals appealing to the tastes of adults looking to get their food and drink on.

Thorpe Park engineers have cake after a 200-foot climb to celebrate the 200th birthday of roller coasters

The workers ascended to the top of Stealth and enjoyed refreshments there.

Six Flags Magic Mountain staff assist in alleged carjack incident

The security workers helped stop what appeared to be the carjacking of a couple leaving the parking lot.

Knott's Berry Farm removing Boomerang roller coaster

The park says that guests can get their final ride on April 23rd.

Kansas wants to increase regulation of amusement rides

The legislation comes after last year's death at Schlitterbahn.

Unions dispute wages with Village Roadshow Theme Parks

Workers claim being underpaid by $50 per week.

Six Flag Fiesta Texas boss says great things are planned for the park

Enthusiast favorite and park president Jeffrey Siebert says to expect great attractions the next few years.

Gold Coast Theme Parks posts video that explains why a ride stop isn't news

The company is one of many where a minor ride stoppage caused by a computer is treated by the press as dangerous and awful.

Disneyland's Pirates of the Caribbean is 50-years-old

The ride that inspired a series of movies has been around for a half-century and given hundreds of millions of rides.

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2015: Jury awards $1.5 million to woman with pre-existing injuries after 2008 Coney Island Cyclone ride

2015: Coney Island's Cyclone gets off to rough start for the season

2011: Tilikum returns to performing at SeaWorld Orlando

2011: Dells Extreme World reopens with new owners

2011: Fatal Walt Disney World monorail crash lawsuit settled

2010: Springtime in the Park kicks off season at Hersheypark

2010: Attorney says Freestyle Music theme park will not open this summer

2010: Ringling Bros. circus coming to Coney Island this summer

2009: Ohio tourism executives want alternative to longer school year

2009: Few lawsuits against Orlando parks ever go to trial

2007: Magic Springs will offer free soft drinks and sunscreen

2007: Planning commission rejects rezoning for condos on Conneaut Lake property

2006: Painter falls from ladder on Chang at Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom

2006: Papa John's: The official pizza of Six Flags

2006: Dollywood gets approval for Mystery Mine Ride

2006: Joyland gets polish, seeks help from city

2006: Lotte World manager faces charges for safety neglect after stampede

2006: Disney remodels oldest Florida resorts

2005: DarKastle ride is ready to rock

2005: Dells can't attract enough foreign workers to fill jobs

2005: Hong Kong's Ocean Park gears up to take on Disneyland

2005: Spanish company to manage the former WBMW Madrid

2005: Rita photos and review added to Coaster Grotto

2004: MGM and Six Flags launching Stargate-themed interactive rides

2004: Universal gives sneak peek for The Mummy

2004: Rising Orlando ticket prices discouraging for some families

2004: Kentucky Kingdom opening day 2004 pictures added to Negative-g

2004: Tussauds fined for accident at Thorpe Park

2001: Titan complete, 25 new photos added

2001: Setpoint formally announces Swing Thing headed for northeast park

2001: Six Flags Over Texas debuts new Looney Tunes Land

2000: Cedar Fair not comfortable with factors surrounding Visionland deal

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