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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,"...
  • Coming thrills at Pennsylvania amusement parks

    It seems 2015 will be the year for some unique new roller coasters in Pennsylvania. Hersheypark announced last week it will build a combination dark ride and roller coaster next year that will have elements of a fun house. That will boost the number...
  • I-Drive complex's website had borrowed images

    The developer of a futuristic mall, hotel and entertainment complex proposed for north International Drive has promised a project that will look unlike anything else in Orlando – a "22nd Century" design. But until recently, parts of it looked an...
  • Best new rides coming to U.S. theme parks

    At first I thought it was too early to look ahead at the new attractions coming to U.S. theme parks in 2015, but then I realized a number of big rides have already been announced and many more are already in the planning stages. It already seems like...
  • Christian Louboutin steps ahead with beauty collection

    Christian Louboutin steps ahead with beauty collection
    Christian Louboutin doesn't just want to paint the soles of your shoes red. He wants to paint your fingernails and, eventually, your lips, eyes and cheeks. This month, the famed French footwear designer launches his beauty collection, which has been 2...
  • Mankato football coach Todd Hoffner jumps back into position

    MANKATO, Minn. The lowest moments in his two-year battle are still painful for Minnesota State Mankato football coach Todd Hoffner. "We were down to very little money," Hoffner said, sitting in his dining room with his wife, Melodee. The family, he said,...
  • Disney reaches tentative contract agreement for part-time workers

    Disney reaches tentative contract agreement for part-time workers
    Walt Disney World reached a tentative contract agreement Friday evening for part-time workers represented by its largest union group. The agreement mirrors one reached two weeks ago for full-timers covered by the Service Trades Council. If they vote...
  • 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...
  • 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...