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U.S. Treasury Sanctions Hezbollah Terrorists Who Own Amusement Park in Nigeria

The United States Treasury Department designated two members of Hezbollah who are running an amusement park in Nigeria. Armin Rosen of Business Insider reports: “The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Asset Control added two individuals to its specially designated nationals list on February 26: Fouzi Reda Darwish Fawaz and Mustapha …

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Schlitterbahn Close to Paying Construction Company Money Owed

We have a 6 Investigates follow up on the financial problems surrounding Schlitterbahn. As we’ve reported, the company owes over half a million dollars to vendors, but now, at least one of those vendors is about to get paid. That vendor is a construction company called Texas Descon. Source: coaster-net.com

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SeaWorld Orlando to End Public Dolphin Feedings

The decades-long tradition of feeding dolphins has ended at SeaWorld’s Orlando theme park.. People have gathered for years to pet the creatures and spend a few dollars on food for them. Now SeaWorld has revamped its Dolphin Cove area. Visitors can still pet dolphins but can no longer lure them …

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Cedar Point Reveals New Plans for Wicked Twister Midway in 2015

Press Release: This past weekend, enthusiastic park fans raised $27,000 for Give Kids The World, a non-profit organization in Orlando, Fla., that provides cost-free, weeklong vacations to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families from around the world. For their generosity, the fans were given the opportunity to see a …

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Comcast Exec Confirms King Kong for Orlando

The king is coming back to Universal Orlando Resort — King Kong, that is. Comcast Corp. executives confirmed Feb. 24 during an earnings call that the classic movie monster is returning to Orlando in a new attraction. “As we continue to invest in attractions, including Harry Potter and Fast and …

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Winter Chill-Out a Huge Success

Sandusky, OH – Over 600 coaster enthusiasts braved the cold and snow to take a trip through Cedar Point today. The event raised $27,000 for Give Kids the World Village. A few interesting tidbits of information were released during the event: 1. Dodgem and Calypso (new name Tiki Twirl) will …

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OES Collaborates on Suspended Theater Immersive Ride System

There is a groundbreaking new product available to storytellers in the themed entertainment industry that delivers a unique sense of flight in a whole new way. Suspended Theater glides through experiences elegantly and quietly by utilizing three degrees of freedom. Unlike other systems, Suspended Theater cleverly achieves technical and aesthetic …

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