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Ghost Town in the Sky Wants to Put Up Largest Cross

The owner of a landmark North Carolina amusement park said she wants to put up the tallest cross in the western hemisphere. WLOS reported that Ghost Town in the Sky in Maggie Valley is moving forward with plans for the mountaintop theme park. FULL STORY Source: coaster-net.com

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Universal Studios Hollywood Welcomes the Year of the Ram

PRESS RELEASE: Universal Studios Hollywood continues its annual Lunar New Year tradition with a celebratory “Year of the Ram” event featuring a special Mandarin-speaking MEGATRON character from its blockbuster thrill ride, “Transformer: The Ride-3D,” taking place from Friday, February 13 through Saturday, February 28, 2015. The celebration comes to life …

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Ambitious Plans for Star Wars Hinted at by Disney

The big tease of what Disney has planned for “Star Wars” inside its theme parks continues 11 months before “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” flies into theaters. Disney chief Bob Iger told Wall Street analysts that there’s “a fair amount of design and development (taking place by the company’s Imagineers) …

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Disneyland's 60th Anniversary Celebration

Can it be that Disneyland Resort is 60 years old this year? The “original” theme park will indeed celebrate its Diamond anniversary officially in July (the park officially opened July 17, 1955), and Disney being Disney they will do it in style, kicking off the celebration on May 22. Source: …

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New DreamVision Amusement Park Could Be Coming to Texas

Rumor began circulating Friday about a possible theme park opening in Muscle Shoals that could bring thousands of jobs. The DreamVision Company plans to open a 1,400-acre theme park in Muscle Shoals, according to a press release sent out Friday morning. DreamVision Soundscape would be built at the same time …

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Gwazi Delivers Its Last Ride

Gwazi, the popular wooden roller coaster at Busch Gardens, made its final ascent Sunday, as its passengers clapped and chanted: “Gwa-zee! Gwa-zee! Gwa-zee!” The clackety-clack of cars was complimented by a soft breeze and a bird’s eye view of sparse traffic on Busch Boulevard. One rider, who had never previously …

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New Fast & Furious Commercial to Debut on Super Bowl for Universal Hollywood

PRESS RELEASE: Universal Studios Hollywood shifts into high gear with the debut of an innovative, national 30-second commercial for its summer 2015 launch of the “Fast & Furious—Supercharged” thrill ride during NBC’s Super Bowl Pre-Game coverage on Sunday, February 1, 2015. The gripping spot will jump-start Universal Studios Hollywood’s campaign …

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