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  • Carowinds' Fury 325 joins an elite club of world's tallest coasters

    Carowinds' Fury 325 joins an elite club of world's tallest coasters
    The $30-million Fury 325 coming to Carowinds in 2015 will be among the fastest, tallest and longest roller coasters in the world. Set to debut in spring 2015, the 325-foot-tall giga coaster will fly over and under a new entrance plaza planned for the...
  • Orlando Scorpions travel baseball 2nd at Perfect Game WWBA Championship

    Orlando Scorpions travel baseball 2nd at Perfect Game WWBA Championship
    The Orlando Scorpions/Mets scout Team, a travel baseball team that includes 14 area high-school players, were runners-up in the Perfect Game WWBA World Championship Tuesday in Jupiter. They lost 8-2 to the two-time champ Evoshield Canes. The Scorpions'...
  • Halloween season rides a shriek-filled draw for theme parks

    By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Fla., Oct 29 (Reuters) - Chainsaw-wielding ghouls draw screaming crowds so large to Universal Orlando's "Halloween Horror Nights" that traffic snarls around the Florida theme park on fall evenings, just another nightmare in the...
  • University of North Carolina bans student travel to countries affected by Ebola

    WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill said on Wednesday that students will now be prohibited from school-related travel to three West African countries due to concerns about the Ebola outbreak. Faculty and staff...
  • Halloween hops and more to explore

    Halloween hops and more to explore
    By now, it seems as if the Halloween candy and costumes have been on store shelves since July. Well, the holiday is finally within view, and since All Hallow's Eve falls on a Friday this year, the events below offer a good excuse for a day trip or weekend...
  • A vacation with that beer, please

    A vacation with that beer, please
    Lisa Faletti-Watkins was wearing a hat from Fulton Brewery in Minneapolis. The growler in front of her wife, Sarah, was wrapped in a cozy from the Pitchfork Brewing in Hudson, Wis., one of the many places they visited from their Cottage Grove home in...
  • Scottish students enjoy stay in sister city Mount Dora

    MOUNT DORA — For two teens, traveling to Mount Dora's sister city of Forres, Scotland, for a month during their summer vacation was an extraordinary experience. This month, Mount Dora High School seniors Claire Epaillard and Robby Simpson, both...
  • New Musical 'The Honeymooners' To Premiere At Goodspeed

    A classic American musical, one of Jerry Herman’s beloved shows and the world premiere of a musical based the ‘50s TV series “The Honeymooners” will make up the 2015 season for the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam.  The new...
  • Buster Posey lauds Giants' ticket to better postseason success

    Before heading to Kansas City with a chance to wrap up another World Series title, catcher Buster Posey had more modest plans. He was going to go to bed. This is no small thing. In fact, it's a reason why the Giants are within striking distance of a...
  • Panthers fall 2-1 in OT to Coyotes but finish off excellent trip

    The Panthers weren't exhausted because of playing on the last day of a 10-day cross-country road trip. After all they had three days off in Phoenix, the valley of the scorching sun where they had a day off to play golf, practice and enjoy steak...
  • Biden campaigns for Quinn, Durbin in Rockford

    Biden campaigns for Quinn, Durbin in Rockford
    Vice President Joe Biden on Monday made his second appearance in Illinois in less than a week, telling hundreds gathered at a union hall in Rockford that it was imperative they support the Democratic ticket because Republicans "don't come from where we...