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Amusement and Theme Parks

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  • Six Flags inspects Ninja roller coaster after car derails, injures 4

    Six Flags inspects Ninja roller coaster after car derails, injures 4
    Six Flags Magic Mountain is inspecting it Ninja roller coaster after a tree branch derailed the lead car Monday, stranding nearly two dozen people, four of whom sustained minor injuries, officials said. The 22 people on the ride were safely evacuated...
  • Magic Mountain riders rescued after Ninja roller coaster derails

    Magic Mountain riders rescued after Ninja roller coaster derails
    About two dozen people were trapped for nearly three hours on the Ninja roller coaster at Magic Mountain and four others were injured after a tree branch obstructed the high-speed ride, officials said. The ride was in a "precarious position" as the...
  • Lake Compounce Opens Bear Creek Campground

    Lake Compounce Opens Bear Creek Campground
    BRISTOL — Lake Compounce isn't just for "daycations" anymore. The theme and water park opened its new campground July 1, inviting families to spend not only their days at the park, but their nights, as well. Bear Creek Campground, which is a...
  • Scott, Crist scramble to raise piles of campaign cash

    Scott, Crist scramble to raise piles of campaign cash
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's gubernatorial race is already living up to predictions it will be the nation's most costly statehouse slugfest this year. So far, Gov. Rick Scott and challenger Charlie Crist have amassed a combined $54 million, with Scott...
  • Puedes ver a Anna y Elsa, de "Frozen", en Disney

    Puedes ver a Anna y Elsa, de "Frozen", en Disney
    ¿Anna y Elsa son reales y podemos encontrarnos con ellas? Eso es lo que se preguntan las niñas, las mamás y hasta los hermanos y padres de los visitantes de los parques de Disney, que además son fanáticos de la famosa película “Frozen”. No hay...
  • Deputies: Baby found dead at Liki Tiki Village resort

    Deputies: Baby found dead at Liki Tiki Village resort
    Orange County deputies are investigating the death of a 9-month-old child found unresponsive at the Liki Tiki Village resort early this morning. Investigators responded to the resort on U.S. 192 — about seven miles west of Walt Disney World —...
  • Shonda Rhimes night thrills WFTV

    What does WFTV-Channel 9 make of ABC's performance last season? And what new show is the Orlando affiliate most excited about this fall from the Disney-owned network? "ABC had a very strong May," WFTV General Manager Shawn Bartelt told me. She...
  • On my way to Diagon Alley

    On my way to Diagon Alley
    Tomorrow I'll be taking in the opening of Diagon Alley at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Theme parks are big business in Central Florida, and there are few bigger pitfalls for a theme park than becoming outdated. So big openings like that at...
  • Annual Tabor House Tag Sale Coming Soon

    Annual Tabor House Tag Sale Coming Soon
    WEST HARTFORD — The 20th annual Tabor House tag sale is set for July 17 through the 19th. The annual event has raised nearly $150,000 to benefit formerly homeless men living in the Tabor House HIV/AIDS residence program in Hartford, $112,000 of...
  • Taking the Kids -- to Norway, the land of fjords and 'Frozen'

    Taking the Kids -- to Norway, the land of fjords and 'Frozen'
    Listen to Splash Mountain! No, not the Splash Mountain in Walt Disney World or Disneyland, we're actually in Norway touring the gorgeous fjords with Adventures by Disney where one waterfall is bigger and more awesome than the next. In less than an hour...
  • Reunion Resort re-emerges with new kind of international buyer

    Reunion Resort re-emerges with new kind of international buyer
    Reunion Resort, the boom-to-bust vacation club in Osceola County, is re-emerging from Florida's real-estate meltdown, and this time it's finding a new kind of international buyer. Customers are more skeptical than they were in the boom days and are...