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See the Winners of the 2016 Golden Ticket Awards

Presented by Amusement Today, the 19th annual Golden Ticket Awards ceremony was held at Cedar Point this past weekend. They had one goal – to honor the best of the best of the amusement industry and encourage them to keep up the good work. Experienced park-goers from all over the country sent in their votes, and the results have now been released.

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Why I’m Not Upset that Lightning Rod is Still Closed

Dollywood’s record-breaking wooden coaster was expected to shatter all expectations when it opened in April. The problem? It didn’t open until May, and then suffered from a series of issues with its launch system, causing it to shut down. Since then, Lightning Rod has been in and out of technical ride rehearsal, disappointing many enthusiasts who visited the park solely to catch a ride on the coaster. For me, this long summer of waiting proves that innovation comes at a cost.
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Universal Reveals New Incredible Hulk Coaster Details

It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for. Universal Studios revealed the details for the relaunch of the Incredible Hulk Coaster that has been closed for renovation. The refreshed coaster will have a whole new look when it opens this summer.

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