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

August 2003

Aug 26, 2003
Cedar Point Voted 'Best Amusement Park In The World'
International survey again voted Cedar Point 'Best Amusement Park In The World' for 6th straight year.

Aug 23, 2003
Holiday World Receives Honors In International Survey
Amusement Today survey honors The Raven wooden coaster and names Holiday World cleaniest and friendliest theme park.

Aug 21, 2003
Carowinds to Add First Flying Roller Coaster in 2004
This multi-million dollar addition will be Carowinds 12th roller coaster and the tallest in the park.

Aug 21, 2003
Stealth Roller Coaster To Close After Only 3 Years
Paramount's Great America will remove the Vekoma flying dutchman coaster to make room for a new water park.

Aug 21, 2003
Paramount's Great America To Introduce New Water Park
Boomerang Bay, a new mulit-million dollar water park, will debut at the California theme park next year.

Aug 18, 2003
Holiday World & Splashin' Safari 2004 Passes On Sale
Indiana's family park has begun selling 2004 season passes at a discounted rate now through October 12.

Aug 15, 2003
Waterworks Water Park Closing For Park Expansion
Paramount's Kings Island announced that it will close the water park to make way for a theme park expansion in 2004.

Aug 5, 2003
Hersheypark Building Hydraulic Launch Coaster for 2004
The park's 10th roller coaster will be the world's first hydraulic launch coaster with inversions.

Aug 2, 2003
Cedar Point and Ohio Celebrate Historic Milestones In '03
Several park attractions including the popular Gemini roller coaster celebrate notable anniversaries this summer.

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