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Avengers will assemble at global Disney theme parks

The company announced more super heroes for Paris, California and Hong Kong.

Redhead debuts in new role in Pirates of the Caribbean at Magic Kingdom

The former sex slave is now pillaging rum, apparently.

Woman files discrimination complaint against Universal Orlando for alleged weight discrimination

Complaint says overweight people should be a protected class.

Cedar Fair will contribute to BGSU Sandusky campus, attractions management degree

The company will provide funding for a classroom building and a dorm.

Universal Orlando opponent sanctioned by court over discovery documents

The plaintiff suing UO, insisting the park can't expand theme park operations on acquired land, gave them 40,000 mostly irrelevant documents.

Five injuries reported when ducts fall in Sandusky Kalahari water park

Two people were treated and released from hospital.

Cedar Point to boost seasonal pay 5 to 10%

Rates will vary $9.25 to $12.50.

Disney posts flyover of Star Wars Galaxy's Edge construction site

The new areas, debuting on both US coasts, are massive.

Six Flags Great Adventure raising starting wage in competitive market

Low unemployment increases competition among employers.

Google compiles Street View for 11 Disney theme parks

The point-of-view mapping imagery now covers 11 of the Disney properties and includes the new Avatar area of Animal Kingdom.

Union survey says three-fourths of Disneyland workers can't afford basic living expenses

Battle continues over contract negotiation.

Disney to invest 2 billion euro in Paris studio park

Marvel, Frozen and Star Wars will be part of the massive expansion.

Joel Manby out as CEO at SeaWorld Entertainment

COO John T. Reilly will act as interim COO.

Six Flags launching solar projects for Magic Mountain and Discovery Kingdom

Covered car ports and electric vehicle charging will be a part of the project.

Disney offers more theme park expansion details at D23 fan convention

Paris Rock 'n' Rollercoaster will get an Iron Man treatment.

Walt Disney World unions file complaint over bonus negotiation

The unions say the bonus they're offering most employees will expire if an agreement is not reached.

Six Flags has another record year

Press release cites increases in net income, adjusted EBITDA and modified EBITDA, in case you need more ways to measure success.

IAAPA CEO Paul Noland leaves to run accesso

Press releases from each organization announce the move.

Toy Story Land opens at Disney's Hollywood Studios on June 30

Slinky Dog Dash, a family roller coaster, will be part of the new area.

Woman dies after hair pulled off in go kart accident in India

The victim was 28-years-old.

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On this day in...

2017: Foodie events becoming a year-round phenomenon at Florida theme parks

2017: Thorpe Park engineers have cake after a 200-foot climb to celebrate the 200th birthday of roller coasters

2017: Six Flags Magic Mountain staff assist in alleged carjack incident

2016: Preview: Planet Coaster alpha version

2016: Universal Studios Hollywood increases ticket prices as much as 20%

2016: Six Flags will license brand to new parks in Vietnam

2016: Small fire in Festival of The Lion King show at Disney's Animal Kingdom causes evacuation

2016: Smiler reopens at Alton Towers nine months after accident

2013: Disney surveying guests about Star Wars for theme parks

2013: Keansburg's Wildcat will be restored for fair circuit

2012: Arkansas expands alcohol license for Magic Springs, despite opposition

2012: The Beach will offer discounts to passholders instead of refunds

2011: Miniature train derails in South Carolina, 6-year-old killed, state inspector falsified report

2011: Models begin to arrive at Legoland Florida

2010: Settlement reached in Six Flags bankruptcy

2010: Castles and Coasters robbed at gunpoint

2010: Universal Orlando attendance down 12% in 2009

2007: Virginia parks ramp up with new attractions

2007: Disney may want to make Anaheim its next Orlando

2007: Six Flags announces Johnny Rockets restaurants and marketing deal

2005: Six Flags Great Adventure readies several new attractions

2004: Carowinds launches The Borg Assimilator

2004: Jungle Racer slides up at Holiday World's Splashin' Safari

2004: Rescued dolphin makes debut at Six Flags Marine World

2004: Photos of new colors on Batman at

2004: Lawyer says Pigeon Forge victim's restraint was not secured

2001: Eight union plumbers at Cedar Point await contract

2001: Cobra Roll posts pictures of Vekoma tilt coaster

2001: Titan almost complete, trains on the track

2001: COASTERnet expands defunct wooden coaster index to over 50 listings

2001: Hypersonic: zero to 80 in only two seconds