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  • Accesso plans to take attractions technology into South Korea

    Accesso Technology Group, the attractions-industry company with North American operations based in Lake Mary, has its eye on South Korean theme parks. Accesso just signed a three-year deal with South Korean consultant Vision Works Global to help broker...
  • 'It's a Small World' after all; iconic ride celebrates 50 years

     'It's a Small World' after all; iconic ride celebrates 50 years
    When her phone rang that day in 1963, Alice Davis was working as a seamstress, stitching bras and girdles in the downtown Los Angeles garment district. Walt Disney, the caller said, wanted to see her. When she arrived at Disney's office, the theme...
  • As cash and sales fall, RadioShack needs a reboot

    RadioShack sales keep dropping, cash is going fast and the stock trades for half a buck. Heck, one analyst has a target price of zero. So why doesn't RadioShack declare bankruptcy already? Maybe that won't fix the problem. American Airlines used Chapter...
  • Six Flags donates supplies to local schools

    Six Flags donates supplies to local schools
    Six Flags America donated nearly 4,000 school supplies Friday to Title 1 schools in Prince George's County, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City and Washington D.C. The supplies were donated to World Vision, a Washington state faith-based organization...
  • 4 injured, dozens rescued from Magic Mountain ride in Calif.

    4 injured, dozens rescued from Magic Mountain ride in Calif.
    Two dozen people, four of them slightly injured, were left stranded high off the ground after a roller coaster ride struck a tree branch at a Six Flags amusement park in southern California on Monday evening, fire officials said. The Ninja roller...
  • Here We Go Loop-de-Loop

    Here We Go Loop-de-Loop
    It’s always fun to tie two disparate topics together to make one editorial cartoon. Case in point, today’s cartoon about Connecticut’s ever-changing budget surplus estimate and the closing of the beloved roller coaster, the Cyclone, at...
  • Six Flags inspects Ninja roller coaster after car derails, injures 4

    Six Flags inspects Ninja roller coaster after car derails, injures 4
    Six Flags Magic Mountain is inspecting it Ninja roller coaster after a tree branch derailed the lead car Monday, stranding nearly two dozen people, four of whom sustained minor injuries, officials said. The 22 people on the ride were safely evacuated...
  • Boom with a view: Your guide to Fourth of July celebrations

    Boom with a view: Your guide to Fourth of July celebrations
    It’s celebration time! America turns 238 on July Fourth. On this special holiday, the region is filled with festive events, concerts, parades and — yes — fireworks! Once dusk arrives, about 9:15 p.m., the skies will light up with...
  • Six Flags announces partnership to open theme parks in China

    Six Flags announces partnership to open theme parks in China
    Six Flags Entertainment Corp. announced a partnership Monday to build multiple theme parks in China over the next decade. The regional theme park company, which operates Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia and 17 other parks in the U.S., Mexico and...
  • Six Flags roller coaster derailment: 'Cracking' noises, then screams

    Six Flags roller coaster derailment: 'Cracking' noises, then screams
    Riders and witnesses of the partial derailment of the Ninja roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain said they heard loud cracks followed by screams just as the accident occurred Monday evening. Jeremy Ead was on the famous thrill ride about 6 p.m....
  • Power outage at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee strands riders

    Power outage at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee strands riders
    Power was restored at the Six Flags Great America amusement park in Gurnee on Sunday after a power outage the previous evening left people stranded on rides, a spokeswoman said. The amusement park in Gurnee was planning to return to normal operations on...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: Chicago Fed index of national economic activity Local earnings: Aptar Group Inc., Packaging Corp. of America Other earnings: Allergan Inc., Boise Cascade Co., Brown & Brown Inc., Hasbro Inc., Lennox International Inc., Rent-A-Center Inc., Six...