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

July 2000

Jul 21, 2000
Silver Dollar City Announces High-Flying, Multi-Looping Coaster
Park officials announced plans for a five-inversion steel roller coaster to open in Spring 2001.

Jul 18, 2000
Cedar Point's Millennum Force Earns Top Honors In A&E Poll
Cedar Point's newest roller coaster was rated number one in A&E's annual 'wild rides' coaster poll.

Jul 12, 2000
Cajun Pirates Invade Jazzland Theme Park in Louisiana
Jazzland introduces a thrilling virtual adventure ride that simulates a spine-tingling seaboard journey.

Jul 6, 2000
Islands of Adventure Introduces Two X-Cellent Attractions
A new mini-roller coaster, entertainment, parades and fireworks mark the start of the summer season.

Jul 5, 2000
Premier Parks Officially Changes Name to Six Flags
The new corporate name positions the company to maximize power and value of the Six Flags brand.

Jul 5, 2000
Kodak and Six Flags Sign Five-Year Sponsorship Agreement
The agreement makes Kodak the official film of the Six Flags Theme Park chain worldwide.

Jul 5, 2000
America Online and Six Flags to Promote Each Other
The two will launch a national strategic marketing and promotional alliance to promote the two brands.

Jul 5, 2000
Power Outage Shuts Down Rides at Cedar Point
A broken power cable closed four of the midway attractions during one of the busiest days of the year.

Jul 5, 2000
Busch Gardens Tampa Expands Shuttle Service from Orlando
Residents and Florida visitors now have easy access to Busch Gardens via express shuttle service to the park.

Jul 1, 2000
Worlds Of Fun Celebrates Independence Day
The park will present Celebrate America, one of the largest fireworks extravaganzas in Kansas City.

Jul 1, 2000
Cedar Point to Celebrate First July 4th of the Millennium
The amusement park will celebrate the 4th of July with a spectacular aerial fireworks display and entertainment.

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