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  • Show goes on for whale who killed trainer

    Show goes on for whale who killed trainer
    SeaWorld Orlando plans to put the killer whale Tilikum back into public performances beginning today, for the first time since the 6-ton whale killed a trainer at the marine park more than one year ago. SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment President Jim...
  • SeaWorld Orlando: New killer-whale show to debut April 22

    SeaWorld Orlando: New killer-whale show to debut April 22
    "One Ocean," a new killer-whale show, will debut April 22, according to SeaWorld Orlando reports. The show will replace "Believe," which has run since 2006 at Shamu Stadium. A video on the SeaWorld blog (www.insideseaworld.com) touts the show's...
  • SeaWorld San Diego set to debut new Shamu killer whale show

    SeaWorld San Diego set to debut new Shamu killer whale show
    SeaWorld San Diego is set to launch a new killer whale show May 27 following the death last year of an animal trainer in Orlando, Fla., that forced a complete reworking of the marine park's signature Shamu attraction. Photos: 'One Ocean' killer whale...
  • Review: New Shamu show at SeaWorld San Diego debuts without trainers in the water

    Review: New Shamu show at SeaWorld San Diego debuts without trainers in the water
    For the first time in more than four decades, a new Shamu show premiered Saturday at SeaWorld San Diego without animal trainers performing stunts in the water with the marine park's iconic killer whales. Photos: "One Ocean" killer whale show at Sea World...
  • SeaWorld to replace Shamu show in 2011

    SeaWorld to replace Shamu show in 2011
    SeaWorld marine parks will launch a new killer-whale show in spring 2011 as it attempts to move beyond the death of an animal trainer that forced a complete reworking of the current Shamu show. The as-yet-unnamed Shamu show, according to the Orlando...
  • Orlando's top business stories in 2010

    Orlando's top business stories in 2010
    The good news for Central Florida is that 2010 can't be written off entirely as lost to a sour economy. This year's list of the region's top business stories begins and ends on a positive note. Joblessness, the housing slump and an overall slow recovery...
  • New Shamu show won't allow SeaWorld trainers in the water with killer whales

    New Shamu show won't allow SeaWorld trainers in the water with killer whales
    SeaWorld trainers won't return to "water work" with killer whales in the new 2011 Shamu show after the death of an animal trainer forced a complete reworking of the marine park's signature attraction, SeaWorld officials said. "One Ocean" will replace the...
  • U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson intervenes in probe of SeaWorld trainer's death

    U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson intervenes in probe of SeaWorld trainer's death
    U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, a vocal supporter of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, acknowledged Thursday that he intervened in a federal investigation into the death of a SeaWorld killer-whale trainer. Grayson, D-Orlando, personally contacted the U.S....
  • New details emerge in death of SeaWorld Orlando trainer in orca incident

     
    ORLANDO, Fla. — A SeaWorld killer whale snatched a trainer from a poolside platform Wednesday and thrashed the woman around underwater, killing her in front of a horrified audience. It marked the third time the animal had been involved in......
  • Tilikum, SeaWorld trainers adapt to new rules after tragedy

     
    Three times a day, just as they always have, SeaWorld Orlando's killer-whale trainers brush Tilikum's teeth. But they no longer stand right next to the animal with a water pick. Instead, trainers have built a 2-foot extension that allows them to work...
  • Keeping the Sea World tape private.

     
         Sea World and the family of trainer Dawn Brancheau want to keep video of Dawn's death out of public view. The video, from Sea World security cameras, was turned over to the sheriff's department. The normal routine is that...