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May 11, 1999

Paramount's Kings Island to Unveil Coaster Plans Today

Kings Island, OH -- Park officials today will unveil their long awaited year 2000 plans. According to sources the park will unveil the world's tallest and fastest wooden coaster.

The new wooden coaster is expected to be in the 200-foot range, or more than 25 feet higher than the current record holder, The Rattler at Six Flags Fiesta Texas. The new coaster is also expected to have a top speed of nearly 75-mph.

The media conference is scheduled for 11:00 am today and we will bring you the official news later today.

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