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Strong Winds Topple Part of Coaster at Joyland

The main peak of the Joyland roller coaster was toppled during a storm that rolled through the Wichita area early Friday morning. FULL STORY Source: coaster-net.com

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New SeaWorld CEO Joel Manby Combines Business with Faith

Joel Manby wrote a book about leading companies through biblical values and agonized on “Undercover Boss” over his employees’ struggles. Now Manby is bringing his profit-with-principles philosophy to troubled SeaWorld Entertainment. Manby becomes chief executive officer of SeaWorld on Tuesday after 12 years leading Herschend Family Entertainment, the privately owned operator of theme parks including Dollywood. Source: coaster-net.com

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Six Flags Over Texas Gives First Look at Justice League Ride

Prepare to face off against the Joker and Lex Luthor this summer. Six Flags Over Texas is almost finished with its new 4-D ride Justice League: Battle for Metropolis and gave a sneak peek to the media Wednesday. The ride, which will be completely in the dark, takes people through the streets of Metropolis, where they will use stun blasters …

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Dollywood Chaplain Finds His Calling at Pigeon Forge Theme Park

Dollywood chaplain Joey Buck doesn’t spend much time in church. Buck, 35, takes church with him as he walks two to three miles a day around the Pigeon Forge theme park to greet, talk with and counsel Dollywood employees. Few amusement parks employ chaplains. Dollywood officials know of two — at their own park and Branson, Mo.’s Silver Dollar City. …

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Man Shoots and Kills Himself at Universal Studios

One man is dead after fatally shooting himself at the Universal Studios theme park on Friday. A spokesman for the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department said that law enforcement officials responded to a call around 2:24 p.m. of a possible suicide at 3900 Lankershim Boulevard. FULL STORY Source: coaster-net.com

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