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The Onion: 9,600-mile-long megacoaster unveiled at Busch Gardens

August 14, 2014
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We know it's satire, but everybody knows that, if there were to be some kind of insane, overly ambitious theme park ride that pushed the limits of human endurance, it would be located in Orlando, not Tampa.
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Crayola to open new attraction at Florida Mall

July 29, 2014
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Crayola to open new attraction at Florida Mall

The Crayola company announced that it will open a Crayola Experience attraction at the Florida Mall in Orlando in 2015.
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Potter fans don’t let long lines ruin their Diagon Alley fun

July 8, 2014
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Despite crazy-long lines and a five-hour wait for the Gringott's ride, Potter fans devour Diagon Alley.
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How to survive being on a diet at Walt Disney World

March 24, 2014
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How to survive being on a diet at Walt Disney World

Being on a diet when you visit Disney is a drag, but it's not that bad. Here are some tips to help you get by.
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Police Beat: Shenanigans at Universal Studios

March 3, 2014
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This morning’s weekend crime reports from the Orlando Police Department included the usual assortment of random criminal activity – accidental shootings, robberies, break-ins – and also this one: On March 1, 2014, at approximately 1907 hours, units responded to 6000 Universal Blvd (Universal Studios) reference a suspicious incident. A white male was observed handwriting...
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Walt Disney World raises prices, but not wages

February 27, 2014
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Walt Disney World raises prices, but not wages

Walt Disney World has jacked the price for tickets to the Magic Kingdom to $99, while the park's unionized workers rally for pay raises.
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SeaWorld announces new acts for Bands, Brew and BBQ

January 29, 2014
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SeaWorld announces new acts for Bands, Brew and BBQ

SeaWorld’s annual Bands, Brew and BBQ event starts on Feb. 1, and up until today, we had no idea who was playing it. Over the past six weeks, most of the acts scheduled to play the six-week-long music festival – including Trisha Yearwood, REO Speedwagon, Barenaked Ladies and more – backed out of playing...
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Watch Saturday Night Live’s Walt Disney World sketch with Drake

January 20, 2014
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Nasim Pedrad is kind of dull, but Drake nails it as the eager theme-park employee trying to stick to the script.
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Blackfish could blackball Seaworld’s Southwest Air partnership

January 8, 2014
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Blackfish could blackball Seaworld’s Southwest Air partnership

Animal activists delivered a petition with more than 27,000 signatures to Southwest Airlines headquarters today, asking them to dissolve their 25+ year partnership with Sea World, as a result of increasing Blackfish related criticism. On Southwest Air’s blog, Marilee McInnis, Southwest Air’s senior manager of culture & communications, responded to the delivery of the...
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Things to love about the holidays at Walt Disney World

December 27, 2013
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Things to love about the holidays at Walt Disney World

  Walt Disney World really outdoes itself every year, as far as holiday events and decorations go. They market their yearly Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party with promises of a holiday version of their Wishes fireworks spectacle, a Christmas parade, “snow” on Main Street and my personal favorite: free cookies and hot chocolate. That’s...
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