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2002 NEWS ARCHIVE

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

June 2002

Jun 26, 2002
Six Flags and Frito-Lay Sign 7-Year Sponsorship Agreement
Frito-Lay will market to the millions of consumers who attend the 28 Six Flags Theme parks in the United States.

Jun 26, 2002
V2 Vertical Velocity Coaster Reopens at Marine World
This popular steel coaster at Six Flags returns to operation after a dramatic off-season redesign.

Jun 21, 2002
HyperSonic XLC Returns To Operation at Kings Dominion
The popular air-launched roller coaster at Paramount's Kings Dominion returned to service on Thursday.

Jun 21, 2002
Interactive Trip Planner Now Available On Cedarpoint.com
This new guest service feature available on the park's web site helps guest maximize their day at Cedar Point.

Jun 21, 2002
"Snoopy Rocks! On Ice" Skating Show To Debut At Cedar Point
The world's only skating beagle will make his debut this Saturday in Cedar Point's brand new Good Time Theatre.

Jun 21, 2002
Paramount Parks Announces New VP and GM of Kings Island
Craig Ross succeeds Tim Fisher who has been named EVP/GM of Paramount's Great America in California.

Jun 18, 2002
Knott's Accelerates Into Summer With New Roller Coaster
This new hot-rod roller coaster launches riders from 0 to 82 mph in 2.3 seconds to climb a 205-foot tall tower.

Jun 4, 2002
Cedar Fair Reports Increase in Early-Season Attendance
Attendance at the company's parks increased 6% for the first five months of 2002 compared to the same period a year ago.

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