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Three people shot at Kennywood Saturday night, no fatalities

Of the guests hit, one was in the thigh, one in the leg, and another grazed.

State will keep El Toro closed at Six Flags Great Adventure, cites structural damage

The ride closed after an incident last month that sent some riders to the hospital.

The "Beach Gate Ladies" have been taking tickets for two decades at Cedar Point

The three retirees, all in their 80's, spend their summers working the resort gate.

Carowinds closed early due to "unruly minors" amid apparently false rumors of gun fire

The park issued a statement indicating that law enforcement was there to assist in emptying the park.

Disney theme park round up from the 2022 D23 Expo

The company made a number of announcement and teases at its annual fan convention.

Texas park Joyland announces closure, possible auction

The park made its announcement on Facebook.

Cedar Fair reports record preliminary results through Labor Day

The company says the gains are driven by high per capita spending and attendance.

Busch Gardens Williamsburg announces DarKoaster

The ride is expected to open for the 2023 season.

Cedar Point says Top Thrill Dragster is done, sort of

A Twitter post says they are going to "reimagine the ride."

Halloween Horror Nights returns to Universal Orlando

This is the 31st year for the event.

Merlin intends to build Legoland park in Belgium by 2027

The company signed a letter of intent with government.

Santa's Village employee hospitalized after fall from platform

According to a preliminary investigation by the New Hampshire Department of Safety, the 51-year-old man suddenly fell off a platform while the roller coaster ride was in motion.

Injuries reported on El Toro at Six Flags Great Adventure

Five guests taken to medical facility for evaluation on Thursday night. The ride was closed last year after a partial derailment.

Accesso signs five-year deal with Parques Reunidos for loQueue

Two American venues and four European theme parks added to portfolio.

Bandai Namco releases trailer for Park Beyond theme park sim

Release date for the game is an ambiguous 2023.

Seattle feature: The life and death of Playland

Article looks back at the Seattle amusement park that closed in 1960.

Disney parks division reports massive increase in revenue and profit

Quarterly revenue up to $7.4 billion, from $4.3 billion a year earlier, and an operating profit of $2.2 billion, up from $356 million.

Dozens injured in roller coaster collision at Legoland Deutschland

Two trains on Feuerdrache caused at least 31 injuries.

Three people reportedly shot in Six Flags Great America parking lot

Injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening.

Canada's Wonderland announces Tundra Twister and Snoopy's Racing Railway

The giant pendulum ride will be one-of-a-kind, while the railway will be a launched family coaster.

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Top 100 Coasters

  1. Steel Vengeance, Cedar Point
  2. Velocicoaster, Islands of Adventure
  3. Iron Gwazi, Busch Gardens Tampa
  4. Fury 325, Carowinds
  5. Lightning Rod, Dollywood
  6. El Toro, Six Flags Great Adventure
  7. Millennium Force, Cedar Point
  8. Voyage, The, Holiday World
  9. Iron Rattler, Six Flags Fiesta Texas
  10. Twisted Colossus, Six Flags Magic Mountain

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Rollback

On this day in...

2019: Reuters is reporting that Six Flags has offered to buy Cedar Fair

2018: Universal Orlando teasing new Harry Potter roller coaster for Islands of Adventure

2016: E-cigarette device explodes on Hogwarts Express, causing injuries, at Universal Orlando

2015: Publisher of Mass Effect video game says California's Great Adventure will build themed ride

2014: Roller coaster painters practice their specialty at Cedar Point

2014: PA attorney general files petition to block sheriff sale of Conneaut Lake

2013: Locals oppose alpine slide style coaster in Colorado

2012: Six Flags New England seeks approval for drop hatch water slides

2012: Epcot celebrates 30th anniversary

2012: Orca injured at SeaWorld San Diego, PETA files complaint

2010: Big Dipper purchased by another party, effort to dismantle and store underway

2009: Comcast reportedly making bid for NBC Universal

2009: Freestyle Music Park gets sued by vendors for non-payment

2009: Jackson's Neverland rides find new homes across the country

2009: Six Flags shareholders propose another reorganization plan

2008: Hard Rock Park announces pass extensions, ticket swap

2008: Alton Towers to remove classic Corkscrew

2008: Kaitlyn Lassiter undergoing more surgery

2008: Suitor for Six Flags New Orleans walks away from deal

2008: Deadline passes for Wild West World operating agreement

2008: Great Escape closure angers customers

2007: New Cypress Gardens owner known for buy and flip

2007: Michigan's Adventure announces SLC: Thunderhawk

2006: No cockroach eating for Six Flags America

2006: New Georgia park developer has long road to overcome bankruptcy

2006: CoasterBuzz Podcast #48 posted

2003: Final NBC-Vivendi deal expected by end of the week

2003: 2003 State Fair of Texas photos added to Lone Star Thrills

2002: Dracula theme park town bites back

2001: Florida governor shoots tourism spot at Universal Studios

2001: Supreme Court to hear case for former Six Flags Over Georgia investors

2001: Bonfante Gardens set to open in 2002

2001: America's public service heroes honored At Busch Gardens

2001: Silver Star begins to rise at Europa Park

2000: Paramount's Great America has new track on-site

2000: 3D artist generates Phantom's Revenge computer model

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