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Give Kids The World fundraiser could land you in Cinderella Castle for a night

Donations made through Oct. 13 eligible for entry to win the night stay.

Being a caricature artist is hard

A writer explains a failing in customer service, not artistic expression.

Sesame Place announces Oscar's Wacky Taxi roller coaster

The attraction will open in 2018.

Family files suit against Six Flags Great Adventure for alleged injuries on El Diablo ride

The suit claims a seat belt disengaged and that the restraint wasn't checked.

Landmark plaque dedicated at former site of Geauga Lake

The amusement park closed 10 years ago.

Health and Safety Executive concludes investigation into M&D Tsunami accident

Prosecutors will consider whether or not any charges will be brought.

Legoland gets zoning variance in Goshen, NY

The enormous project is expected to include a hotel.

Kennywood to retire Log Jammer

Last rides on the classic log flume will be on September 17.

After Irma, Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando open today, SeaWorld tomorrow

Legoland is without power, and other attractions like the Orlando Eye remain closed.

Cedar Fair extends Peanuts license through 2025

The company features the characters at all of its amusement parks.

Hurricane Irma theme park closures (updated)

Here's a list of Florida theme park closures as they're released.

Universal Studios Florida to retire T2 3-D attraction

The show opened more than 20 years ago.

Cedar Fair attendance and revenue comparable on same-park basis this year

Not including the closed Geauga Lake property, the company nearly matches its results through Labor Day from last year.

Remembering Americana in Southwest Ohio

WCPO looks back at the defunct amusement park near Cincinnati.

Village Roadshow wants to sell and leaseback Gold Coast parks

The company seeks offers of $100 million (Australian).

Unofficial merchandise is a big business for small players that Disney mostly leaves alone

Small Internet shops largely escape the wrath of Disney's legal arm.

Knott's Berry Farm's "old west" more political than historical, author says

The western frontier wasn't quite the land of opportunity and riches that theme park lands suggest.

Woman allegedly buys and steals $1 million of theme park tickets from her charter bus employer

The alleged scheme was discovered when auditors noticed more ticket purchases than bus seat sales.

Walt Disney World seeks mediator for negotiation with unions

The two parties have very different expectations for wage increases.

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom announces Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster, a Skyline Attractions Skywarp

The ride will be the first installation of the ride announced last year by Skyline.

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Top 100 Coasters

  1. Fury 325, Carowinds
  2. El Toro, Six Flags Great Adventure
  3. Millennium Force, Cedar Point
  4. Twisted Colossus, Six Flags Magic Mountain
  5. Iron Rattler, Six Flags Fiesta Texas
  6. Lightning Rod, Dollywood
  7. Boulder Dash, Lake Compounce
  8. Voyage, The, Holiday World
  9. Wicked Cyclone, Six Flags New England
  10. Goliath, Six Flags Great America

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On this day in...

2016: Worker rescued from Six Flags Great America Sky Trek Tower when back pain prevents him from moving

2015: Walt Disney World cities sign deal with Orange County Sheriff's Office

2014: Walt Disney World nerds cry over the replacement of Maelstrom with Frozen attraction

2013: Electronic music show shut down at Quassy after suspected overdoses

2013: RCT and Transport Tycoon developer Chris Sawyer working to get games on mobile platforms

2013: Disney alters queue policy for guests with disabilities

2011: Design firm sues SeaWorld for allegedly stealing designs

2011: Playland future may not include amusement rides

2010: Holiday World and Splashin' Safari announce 2011 improvements on YouTube

2010: Small fire contained on Cedar Point's Mean Streak

2009: Cypress Gardens fails again, owners look for buyers

2009: Disney World bus scare was caused by a wireless tire pressure monitor

2009: Breaking: Sources inside Busch Entertainment say the company has been sold to Blackstone

2008: Gravity Group launches blog, podcast

2008: Lo-Q profit expected to be twice market's expectations

2008: Kings Island debuts new kid-friendly Halloween attractions

2008: CoasterBuzz Podcast #123 posted

2005: Cypress Gardens wins award for economic impact

2005: Disney workers denied special access at Orlando airport

2005: Valleyfair announces Xtreme Swing

2004: Disney taps Communist Party to introduce Mickey to Chinese

2004: Man dies apparently from fall off Mummy's platform at Universal Florida

2003: Virtual Midway posts Lighthouse Point construction and HalloWeekends photos

2003: Uncle Bernie's Theme Park pictures added to Negative-g.com

2003: Paramount's Kings Island announces Boomerang Bay

2002: Fire destroys bumper cars, gift shop at Wyandot Lake

2001: Magic Kingdom attendance rebounds after attacks

2001: Women dies after riding Perilous Plunge at Knott's

2001: Construction approaches final stages at Castle Park

2001: Disneyland Resort and Knott's Berry Farm updates posted at WestCoaster

2001: Magic Mountain wins case over racial comments

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