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Six Flags, ride maker battle over liability in woman's death on Texas Giant

Nearly a year after a Dallas woman fell to her death from the Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, the legal battle over liability in the accident is far from over.


Related Topix: Six Flags, Texas, Train Disaster, Tarrant County, TX

Yesterday | Business Wire

Thousands Come Out to Race in 12th Annual Life Time Tri Minneapolis

This year marked the 12th anniversary of the event and served as the first race in the Toyota Triple Crown Triathlon Series.


Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN, Toyota Motor, Automakers, Life Time Fitness

Yesterday | USA Today

Theme park CEO: Job is about making memories

Standing in the shadows of a $30 million roller coaster that flips, drops and spins its riders, the head of the nation's fourth-biggest amusement park company points to another addition at Cedar Point he's proud of too - a shady spot to relax and munch on taffy and fudge.


Related Topix: Cedar Fair LP, Sandusky, OH

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Orange County Register

Former Knott's ride breaks down again at its new home in Missouri

Riders on the Windseeker ride at Knott's Berry Farm get stuck on Sept. 19, 2012.


Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, OSHA, Cedar Fair LP

Thu Jul 10, 2014

German executive to be questioned in Houston in roller coaster lawsuit

A Tarrant County judge decided Thursday that the top executive at a German company that designed the cars on the Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas, where a Dallas woman was thrown to her death last year, will come to Texas to be deposed.


Related Topix: Tarrant County, TX, Six Flags, Grand Prairie, TX

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Cedar Fair Announces 2014 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call

Cedar Fair Entertainment Company , a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks and active entertainment will hold its quarterly conference call with investors to discuss 2014 second quarter earnings on Tuesday, August 5 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.


Related Topix: Cedar Fair LP, Sandusky, OH

The Wichita Eagle

White House warns of rising drug use, says legalization is no panacea

A worker weighs out one-gram packets of a variety of recreational marijuana named "Space Needle," during packaging operations at Sea of Green Farms in Seattle, July 1, 2014.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Space Needle, Prison, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Healthcare Law, Law

NBC San Diego

No Drowning at La Costa Resort

A possible drowning was reported in Carlsbad Wednesday afternoon, North County Dispatch confirmed to NBC 7. However, it turned out to be a routine medical call.


Related Topix: La Costa Resort and Spa

Big Top Family Fun: Ringling Bros. Circus Comes to L.A.

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus begins a seven-day run at Staples Center tonight, with several animal rights groups planning protests outside the arena before every performance over alleged mistreatment of animals.


Related Topix: Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Feld Entertainment

The Modesto Bee

Theme park CEO says job is about making memories

It's not the most exciting part of the park along Lake Erie that boasts 17 roller coasters, but he thinks these little extras will keep families coming back.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Cedar Fair LP, Business News

Customer Interaction Solutions

Forget Resolutions. Join a Revolution. Registration Opens Today for Commitment Day 2015

According to a January 2014 study by University of Scranton's Journal of Clinical Psychology, only 46% of people keep up with a New Year's resolution for longer than six months.


Related Topix: University of Scranton, Psychology, Science, Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve, Life Time Fitness, Food, Nutrition

Vancouver Sun

Live report: Inside the first legal pot shops in Washington state

Grey skies and occasional rain failed to dampen spirits as crowds turned out for the Carnaval del Sol on downtown Granville Sunday and the East Van Summer Jam Saturday at Strathcona Park.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Space Needle

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Reporter

Kaiser hospital interns gain experience before entering the real world

Tatianna Madison, 17 of Vacaville gets instruction on how to use and X-ray machine from Nadia Johnston, a senior x-ray technician at Kaiser Medical Center in Vacaville.


Related Topix: Vacaville, CA, Madison, CA, Six Flags, UC Merced, Merced, CA, Cal State Sacramento

The Washington Post

Jazzercise: After 45 years, ita s still here, and ita s still evolving

"I hear it," a woman proclaimed, and then darted down a hallway at the Washington Hilton .


Related Topix: Jazzercise, Health Club, Pop/Rock, OneRepublic, Northwestern University, Health

Four riders injured when coaster hits tree branch at Six Flags park in California

A roller coaster hit a tree branch at the Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park Monday, dislodging the front car, leaving four people slightly injured and keeping nearly two dozen summer fun-seekers hanging 20 to 30 feet in the air for hours as day turned to night.


Related Topix: Six Flags, Fire, Los Angeles County, CA

The Salinas Californian

Colorado vs. Washington: Whose pot is better?

Colorado vs. Washington: Whose pot is better? DENVER - With two states now allowing recreational marijuana sales, curious minds want to know: Whose pot is better? Check out this story on Packets of a variety of recreational marijuana named "Space Needle" are shown during packaging operations at Sea of ... (more)


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Space Needle

The Times-Tribune

Cirque du Soleil plans shows at Mohegan Sun arena

Seven performances of the show, inspired by Eastern philosophy and the search for harmony between nature and humans, will take place at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza from Wednesday to Friday, Oct. 15 to 17, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 18, 4 and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 19, 1:30 and 5 p.m. "Dralion" mixes Chinese acrobatic arts with Cirque's ... (more)


Related Topix: Cirque du Soleil, Entertainment

USA Today

5 things you need to know Tuesday

Check out this story on Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USATODAY.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Space Needle

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Daily Mail

Mother of four appears in court charged with terrorism

Rollercoaster derails in terrifying Six Flags crash: Four hurt as ride that hits 55mph smashes into tree leaving riders trapped 20ft up He must be dreaming! Man caught napping during Yankees game sues ESPN for $10MILLION because 'announcers made him feel like a fatty cow that needed two seats' The books many start, but few ever finish: How readers ... (more)


Related Topix: Train Disaster, Six Flags, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Weight Watchers International Downgraded to Neutral at Zacks

They currently have a $24.30 target price on the stock. Zacks 's price target suggests a potential upside of 20.72% from the stock's previous close.


Related Topix: Weight Watchers International


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