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Copperhead Strike debuts with double launch at Carowinds

The park opens for the season this weekend.

Disneyland selects its Star Wars employees with fanfare

Chosen cast members will be replaced with new hires around the park.

SeaWorld Orlando diversifying food offerings with Chef Héctor Colón

New dishes in rotation with various festivals throughout the year.

Man sues New York and Cyclone owners after allegedly being struck by bolt waiting for ride

The man was transported to the hospital and says he suffered headaches and neck pain.

Walt Disney World raises prices for busiest times of year

Single-day tickets for the holidays now rests at $159.

IMG Worlds of Adventure reportedly exploring sale or IPO

The indoor Dubai theme park is said to have lower than expected attendance.

Contract worker dies in fall behind Epcot France pavilion

The man worked for SunBelt rentals.

Universal Orlando teases new Harry Potter roller coaster in video for Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure

The new roller coaster will open in June, 2019.

Six Flags announces CEO Jim Reid-Anderson intends to retire in 2020

The company has started the search process to replace him.

Lawsuit says E.T. ride crushed boy's foot at Universal Studios Florida

The Brazilian family seeks $15,000 in damage.

Disney completes acquisition of land for second private island cruise retreat

The second Bahamas location will help ease the pressure on Castaway Cay as the company brings three more ships to its fleet.

Disney announces partial opening dates for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

The dates are May 31 at Disneyland Resort and August 29 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Contractor reportedly severs hand inspecting Windseeker at Carowinds

Report says his hand was caught in a pulley.

SeaWorld Entertainment eliminating foam food service items from its parks

The material is difficult to recycle and does not readily decompose in landfills.

Disney begins showing Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge to press

The new areas open this summer in California, fall in Florida.

Busch Gardens Tampa to give Gwazi the Rocky Mountain Construction treatment for 2020

Report says the new ride will be the fastest and steepest hybrid in the world.

Lagoon is building a new attraction, not sharing anything about it

The park has not even given a specific opening date, but construction is underway.

SeaWorld Entertainment annual attendance and total revenue up 8.6%, EBITDA improved by 35%

The company also repurchased $98 million in stock.

Cedar Point reverses no-phone rule for Steel Vengeance queue

The park will have zippered pouches on the roller coaster.

Charges dropped in Schlitterbahn Verrückt case

The judge says that "illegal" evidence was submitted, including pieces from a Travel Channel show.

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

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