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8-year-old Jillian Thomas is so obsessed with dolphins that when her parents brought her to SeaWorld Orlando last week, she made sure to visit the dolphin cove twice. But she and her parents received the fright of their lives when the marine mammal...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND -- Fourteen-year-old Fred Hoekstra was sitting in the Playland Park raceway stands that day, when a man came down the walkway looking for volunteers. "He was looking for guys to be timers," said Hoekstra, who is now 74. "So me and my buddy...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A double-amputee Iraq war veteran who was thrown to his death from a western New York roller coaster has been laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery. About 150 friends and relatives were at the historic Virginia cemetery...
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Forty passengers on an amusement park ride were stuck upside down for four minutes when a safety system caused the ride to shut itself off at the New York State Fair. Assistant Fair Director Troy Waffner tells the Syracuse...
Looking for a good place to play? You could do worse than St. Joseph’s Silver Beach and its $1 million merry-go-round. Much worse, according to Midwest Living Magazine, which in its latest issue ranked the carousel at Silver Beach the sixth best...
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Police say an 11-year-old North Carolina boy was bitten on the hand by an alligator at a northern Indiana amusement park after a man invited nearby children to pet the 2-foot-long reptile. The Post-Tribune of Merrillville...
SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio amusement park alleges in a federal lawsuit that a Michigan company hired to put fake rocks around a water ride did little of the work but pocketed more than $220,000. Cedar Point hired a second company to finish up at...
Retail WatchThe former Burger King and Carvel properties on Hamilton Boulevard in South Whitehall were recently sold, an official said Tuesday. Hotel Hamilton LLC purchased nearly five acres of property in the 3100 block of Hamilton Boulevard, next to The King George...
A Mom and The Mouse - Orlando SentinelWalt Disney World is kicking off its Christmas season tonight, and there are a few surprises in store for Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, the first of which is Tuesday. New characters will make appearances in the Magic Kingdom during the separate-...
Three years ago, Harry Potter loosened Mickey Mouse's grip on Orlando's theme-park market. Now, Puck the Penguin is ready to try pulling Mickey's fingers even farther apart. After more than a year of construction, SeaWorld Orlando this week will...
Readers are talking a lot about a man who talks for a living: Vin Scully. Times data editor Doug Smith's Op-Ed article Tuesday musing on "the voice of L.A." closed with a question: "As far as I'm concerned, the voice of L.A. should be heard every day in...
After a year of construction, Universal Orlando has finally admitted that the Wizarding World of Harry Potter will expand in 2014 with a detailed re-creation of London's Diagon Alley from the wildly popular series of books and movies. Photos: Top 10...
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