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

March 1999

Mar 25, 1999
Lake Compounce Unveils New Mountain Coaster
Custom Coasters, the premiere coaster builder in the world, plans to construct a new wooden roller coaster for the year 2000.

Mar 24, 1999
Superman The Escape Returns To Full Operation
Both sides of Superman the Escape will be operating for the upcoming Spring Break period.

Mar 24, 1999
Six Flags Great America to Add Metal Detectors
Park officials confirmed that the park will be installing metal detectors for the 1999 season.

Mar 24, 1999
Hasbro Interactive's RollerCoaster Tycoon Now Available
Just in time for the spring season a new amusement park you open and design yourself.

Mar 24, 1999
Accident Investigation Continues At Six Flags Over Texas
Investigation into what caused the deadly accident on the Roaring Rapids attraction continues.

Mar 23, 1999
Six Flags Over Texas Suffers First Park Fatality
One killed and ten others were hospitalized after a boat they were riding in capsized.

Mar 23, 1999
Premier Parks To Reopen Magic Springs Amusement Park
Local newspapers in Arkansas have reported that Magic Springs Amusement Park will re-open for the year 2000 operating season.

Mar 23, 1999
Ogden Announces Acquisition Of Second Water Park
Ogden Entertainment group is acquiring Emerald Pointe water park in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Mar 23, 1999
Ogden Corporation To Acquire Raging Waters Park
Ogden announced that it is going to acquire the Raging Waters water park in San Jose, California from Paramount Parks.

Mar 23, 1999
Local Businessmen Take Over Operations Of Conneaut Lake Park
The new local management team hopes to bring some exciting new changes to the local amusement park.

Mar 23, 1999
Universal To Offer Soft Opening For Islands Of Adventure
Universal will begin a preview period of their new $1 billion theme park, Islands of Adventure on March 27.

Mar 23, 1999
Riverside Park Announces New Attractions For 1999
Since 1996 Riverside Park has been transformed into New England's New SuperPark.

Mar 23, 1999
SeaWorld's New 'Steel Eel' Delights Coaster Connoisseurs
The Steel Eel has tremendous app-eel so say roller coaster connoisseurs who've ridden the hypercoaster.

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