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Five women make up core veterinarian team at SeaWorld Orlando

The group came from diverse interests but generally wanted to care for animals at a young age.

Fights break out at Valleyfair, police close the park early

Shakopee police join several other departments in clearing the park.

OSHA fines Cedar Point for fall hazard

The fines are for an accident where an employee fell through a skylight, and for allegedly inadequate training.

SoCal theme parks up their Halloween game under higher demand

More haunt attractions, more food and beverage cater to scare fans.

Busch Gardens Williamsburg announces Finnegan's Flyer swing ride

The 80-foot-tall ride will swing riders up to 45 mph.

Amputee victims of Alton Towers Smiler accident sue the park

The lawsuit comes three years after the accident that caused two women to each lose a leg.

Former Joyland property to be auctioned off as two properties

The park closed in 2006 and has since been vandalized.

SeaWorld ditches VR on Kraken roller coaster

Guest feedback noticed the headsets hurt ride capacity.

Walt Disney World Lyft drivers don't want union representation

The Minnie Van drivers files statements with the National Labor Relations Board.

Professor uses Adventureland on Long Island in college courses

Farmingdale State College teaches about theme parks and tourism.

SeaWorld and former CEO settle SEC case and pay $5 million

The SEC accused the company and former CEO Jim Atchison of misleading investors over the impact of the Blackfish film.

Epcot will replace Illuminations fireworks show after 20 years

The show is scheduled to be replaced at the end of summer 2019.

Hersheypark FAA filing suggests 220-foot tall ride

The park isn't saying why the agency would be looking at a ride height that tall.

Odd research suggests roller coasters can dislodge kidney stones

Big Thunder Mountain ideal for getting the stones loose.

Busch Gardens Tampa announces Tigris, a 150-foot tall launched roller coaster

The ride will open in 2019.

Morey's Pier closing Flitzer roller coaster

The park will celebrate the coaster with final rides on September 23.

Wild Adventures offers free tickets for hurricane evacuees

The park is asking for ID showing a county that was evacuated.

Orange County appraiser appeals court decision to refund Walt Disney World property taxes

The appraiser says that Disney's evidence in assessing the value of the Yacht and Beach Club resort was flawed.

SeaWorld San Diego offers behind-the-scenes look at animal care

The special program goes backstage to see how veterinarians care for the park's animals.

Walt Disney World unions approve $15 minimum contract

The raises would be complete by 2021.

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  2. Fury 325, Carowinds
  3. El Toro, Six Flags Great Adventure
  4. Lightning Rod, Dollywood
  5. Millennium Force, Cedar Point
  6. Twisted Timbers, Kings Dominion
  7. Twisted Colossus, Six Flags Magic Mountain
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  10. Wicked Cyclone, Six Flags New England

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