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Northern California’s Tallest, Fastest Wooden Roller Coaster To Open in 2013

Northern California’s Tallest, Fastest Wooden Roller Coaster To Open in 2013California's Great America amusement park in Santa Clara will open the tallest and fastest wooden roller coaster in Northern California in the spring of 2013.

High-speed twists, turns, drops, station fly-by and the Old West are the top features of Gold Striker, currently under construction at Northern California's leading thrill park and family destination.
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Revamped California Adventure Opens with New Cars Land, Buena Vista Street

Revamped California Adventure Opens with New Cars Land, Buena Vista Street Fireworks filled the air above Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, Calif. June 15, 2012 as Walt Disney Co. Chairman and CEO Robert A. Iger joined Mickey Mouse and dozens of Disney characters and performers on-stage for the grand reopening of...
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Six Flags Opens Reverse Roller Coaster Ride in Texas, Missouri

Six Flags Opens Reverse Roller Coaster Ride in Texas, Missouri

Two new roller coaster thrill rides have been added in the West for visitors to enjoy this summer of 2012.

Mr. Freeze: Reverse Blast is now open at Six Flags St. Louis and Six Flags Over Texas located in Arlington, Texas.

Both rides continue to feature...

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Work Begins to Restore Honolulu’s Waikiki Beach Shoreline

Work Begins to Restore Honolulu’s Waikiki Beach Shoreline An ongoing three-month public-private partnership to improve Honolulu's Waikiki Beach by restoring the valuable and heavily utilized recreational area will shift into active beach building phase Monday, March 12, 2012.

Areas of the beach will be cordo...
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Branson Recovering from Tornado Damage; Major Attractions Spared

Branson Recovering from Tornado Damage; Major Attractions Spared Branson, Missouri recovery efforts were underway March 1 due to major tornado damage the town sustained from a powerful storm system that swept into the area on Feb. 29, 2012 and produced multiple reports of tornadoes in the Midwest.

Initial reports i...
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