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Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake Hits Virginia (Causes Local Theme Parks to Closed)

  An unusually strong magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck central Virginia Tuesday afternoon and sent tremors along the East Coast, which prompted office buildings from Washington D.C. to New York to be evacuated. There were no immediate reports of injury or serious structural damage. Causing Local Theme Park’s to closed and …

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Cedar Point announces “Dinosaurs Alive!” and Mat Racer in Soak City

      The Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort earlier today announced plans to introduce Dinosaurs Alive! on Adventure Island, a prehistoric themed attraction, for next summer. The new attraction will be located on four acres on the wooded island that is located in the lagoons toward the back of the …

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Freestyle Music Park To Possibly Open in 2012

MYRTLE BEACH, SC – Just as any hope of Freestyle Music Park re-opening were starting to fade away. There is now a possibility of the troubled music park opening in 2012. In 2008 the very expensive in your face Hard Rock Park opened to the public with high hopes of …

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Hershey Park announces “SkyRush” New in 2012

    Hershey Park has announced that in 2012, Skyrush will be coming to the park. Skyrush will stand 200 feet tall and feature a 50 degree ascent, 85 degree decent, and feature 4 high speed/high-banked curves, and five airtime hills. The ride vehicles will feature 4 seats per car …

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Dolphin Calf Born at SeaWorld Orlando

  A dolphin calf was born Tuesday morning at 9:36 a.m. at SeaWorld Orlando. The calf weighs 35 pounds and is 40 inches long, with the sex unknown at this time.  It was seen nursing and bonding with its mom, both a good indication that the calf is doing well. …

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