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August 2008

Aug 26, 2008
Holiday World Building World's Tallest Water Ride
Record setting water ride to rise up more than thirteen stories above Holiday World & Splashin' Safari.

Aug 18, 2008
Dorney Park Sells Laser Looping Roller Coaster
Schwarzkopf double looping, compact steel roller coaster to be removed at the end of the 2008 season.

Aug 14, 2008
Dairy Cow Manure To Power Children's Train Ride
California State Fair midway goes part green with a children's amusement ride powered by the crap of a dairy cow.

Aug 13, 2008
Two Enthusiasts To Ride All US Wooden Roller Coasters?
Really? All 116 roller coasters in three weeks is impossible, so find out what these coaster enthusiasts are really up to.

Aug 12, 2008
Mariah Carey, Nick Cannon Try Out Universal Studios Hollywood Rides
Universal's own paparazzi, on-ride cameras, catch the newlyweds on two of the Hollywood theme park's exciting rides.

Aug 12, 2008
Roller Coaster Enthusiasts Coming To Worlds Of Fun
Coaster enthusiasts from across the country to meet this coming Saturday for the park's annual Coaster Mayhem event.

Aug 12, 2008
The Vineyard Room Closing at Disney's California Adventure Park
Last of three fine dining restaurants within the theme park set to close at the end of the month.

Aug 7, 2008
Mamba Roller Coaster's 10th Birthday at Worlds of Fun
Celebrate the 10th birthday of the Mamba roller coaster this weekend with cake and rollback prices.

Aug 6, 2008
Kings Island Building $22 Million Diamondback Roller Coaster For '09
Mile-long B&M hypercoaster to become the Ohio theme park's tallest, fastest and meanest ride.

Aug 1, 2008
Fireworks To Blast Off Saturdays At California's Great America
Northern California theme park will present a spectacular fireworks display every Saturday in August.

Aug 1, 2008
Photo: Brendan Fraser Rides Revenge of The Mummy The Ride
Star of The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor takes a ride on Universal Studios Hollywood roller coaster.

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