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Amusement and Theme Parks

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  • Universal's partnership with Legendary films may help shape theme parks

    Universal's partnership with Legendary films may help shape theme parks
    The latest haunted house unveiled for this fall's Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando will have a purpose beyond creeping out visitors. It also will help Universal Pictures and Legendary Entertainment promote their new movie, "Dracula Untold,"...
  • Triceratops arrive at Disneyland

     
    A workman checks the three-horned triceratops, part of the new "Primeval World" exhibit at Disneyland....
  • Disney offering Florida resident discount for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

    Disney offering Florida resident discount for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party
    Florida residents can experience this year's Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World for a discounted rate.  Florida residents can save up to $6 per ticket for select dates through September for the annual Halloween-themed, special-...
  • Riders rescued from Six Flags roller coaster

    Riders rescued from Six Flags roller coaster
    Firefighters rescued 24 riders who were stranded for hours Sunday atop a roller coaster at Six Flags America in Maryland, officials said. "All riders safely on the ground," the Prince George's County Fire Department tweeted shortly after 7 p.m....
  • Two dozen rescued after Maryland roller coaster malfunctions

    Two dozen rescued after Maryland roller coaster malfunctions
    Two dozen people were rescued on Sunday from a Maryland roller coaster that malfunctioned, leaving a car stuck for hours near a high point of the ride, emergency officials said. The passengers were trapped about 75 feet in the air atop the Joker's Jinx...
  • Thousands of silver coins discovered in condemned St. Cloud house

     Thousands of silver coins discovered in condemned St. Cloud house
    ST. CLOUD — Florida has a long history of buried, lost or sunken treasures. Most involve shipwrecks and gold doubloons or "Pieces of Eight." This tale involves a condemned home with a crumbling chimney in a neighborhood once home to Civil War...
  • Omega Advisors sold firm's 1.1 million SeaWorld shares '3 weeks ago': sources

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Leon Cooperman's Omega Advisors sold all of the firm's 1.1 million share stake in SeaWorld Entertainment "three weeks ago," two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday. (Reporting By Jennifer Ablan; Editing by Chris...
  • Course Source: Griffith Park, Nicklaus North

    The Sports Xchange By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange Course Source: Griffith Park, Nicklaus North IN THE PUBLIC EYE: Griffith Park Golf Course, Harding and Wilson courses, in Los Angeles THE LAYOUT: George C. Thomas, one of the greatest American...
  • Orlando ranks most popular destination in Florida

    Orlando ranks most popular destination in Florida
    Orlando is the most popular destination in Florida for 2014, according to tourism website TripAdvisor.com.  Three Central Florida cities landed in the top five, with the City Beautiful at the top, followed by Kissimmee at No. 2 and Davenport at No. 4. ...
  • 23 ways to stay cool at Magic Kingdom

    23 ways to stay cool at Magic Kingdom
    The heat is still on for Central Florida theme park visitors.   We are nearing the season where many choose to visit Walt Disney World because the parks are less crowded, but the temperatures will remain higher than desired for weeks after the...
  • Gov. Bobby Jindal to headline state GOP dinner set for Disney World

    Gov. Bobby Jindal to headline state GOP dinner set for Disney World
    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will be the featured speaker at the Republican Party of Florida's 2012 Victory Dinner on Sept. 13 at Walt Disney World's Grand Floridian resort. “I look forward to standing with my fellow conservative leaders in Florida...