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2011 NEWS ARCHIVE

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

August 2011

Aug 31, 2011
Dorney Park To Erect Relocated Invertigo Roller Coaster
Stinger, an inverted, looping shuttle roller coaster, will become the park's eighth and open for summer 2012.

Aug 24, 2011
WindSeeker Ride To Take Flight at Carowinds In 2012
Standing thirty stories the Windseeker swing ride will be the tallest attraction built in the park's history.

Aug 23, 2011
Photos: Baby Eland Antelope Born At Busch Gardens
The park's newest newborn, a 50-pound little girl, will grow to be nearly 1,000 pounds, the largest of the antelope species.

Aug 18, 2011
Canada's Wonderland To Build 300+ Foot Tall Roller Coaster
Leviathan, a B&M megacoaster, will be one of the biggest, tallest roller coasters in the world when it debuts in May 2012.

Aug 12, 2011
Screechin' Eagle Roller Coaster at LeSourdsville Lake Torn Down
Historic roller coaster at LeSourdsville Lake that's been standing for nine years taken down due to safety concerns.

Aug 12, 2011
Photo: Entourage Star Dania Ramirez Meets Penquins At SeaWorld Orlando
Star of HBO's hit series Entourage took a time out to visit with the penguins inside the park's Penquin Encounter exhibit.

Aug 11, 2011
"Coasting For Kids" Raises Over $62,000 for Give Kids The World
Cedar Fair Entertainment Company hosts the annual roller coaster marathon that benefits children with life-threatening illnesses.

Aug 4, 2011
Six Flags Great America To Run American Eagle Backwards For 30th
In celebration of the roller coaster's 30th anniversary Six Flags will run one side backwards for several weeks.

Aug 3, 2011
Hersheypark Announces 200-foot Tall Skyrush Megacoaster For 2012
Skyrush will be the tallest, fastest, longest roller coaster at Hersheypark when it opens next spring.

Aug 1, 2011
Cedar Fair Entertainment Purchases Land For Carowinds Expansion
61-acres of newly acquired land will be used for future development and expansion of the amusement park.

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