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2000 NEWS ARCHIVE

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Archive of past news articles on theme & amusement parks, thrill rides and attractions.

October 2000

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Setpoint Honored With Industry Innovation Award
The World Waterpark Association award was given for Setpoint's Flying Super Saturator roller coaster.
| Read More | 10/24/00

HyperSonic XLC Begins to Appear At Paramount's Kings Dominion
Construction has begun and steel supports and track have started to appear on site for the new coaster.
| Read More | 10/18/00

Holiday World Completes Most Successful Season Ever
The world's first theme park ended its 55th season with its highest seasonal attendance ever.
| Read More | 10/09/00

Walt Disney World Plans New Attractions for 2001 and 2002
Several new family attractions were announced for the Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom theme parks.
| Read More | 10/07/00

Dania Beach Hurricane To Hit South Florida This Month
This new 100-foot tall, 3,200-foot long wooden roller coaster will open later this month in Dania Beach.
| Read More | 10/06/00

Visionland Amusement Park Lowers Season Pass Price
The park is selling passes good for the remainder of this season and all of 2001 at reduced prices.
| Read More | 10/06/00

Disneyland Settles Suit Over Christmas Eve Accident
The family has settled a suit over the death of a tourist, killed on the dock of the Columbia sailing ship.
| Read More | 10/05/00

Six Flags Theme Parks Cash-In on Halloween
The company uses the annual Fright Fest event to drive incremental attendance and revenues.
| Read More | 10/04/00

Seven ACE Members Attempt New Guinness World Record
Seven individuals will try to break the world record for the most coasters ridden in a 24-hour period.
| Read More | 10/02/00

Enchanted Parks Announces Plans For Two New Roller Coasters
The new wooden and steel coasters will cost the park approximately $20 million to build.
| Read More | 10/01/00

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