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  1. Latest updates . . City of Monroe approving road construction for the property. http://www.journal-news.com/news/local/monroe-approves-agreement-design-road-old-americana-park/6v2OtwJQi2N6magIcXUq6J/
  2. Vortex turns 30 today

    I did not see this posted anywhere . . sorry if I missed it in another post. http://www.journal-news.com/entertainment/iconic-kings-island-roller-coaster-turns-today/ME2ycoXf1R2X7WY8Ky6jlN/
  3. Left dangling by her feet. http://www.foxnews.com/travel/2017/04/11/woman-slips-from-harness-thrill-ride-flies-through-air-by-her-feet.html
  4. The Giga Speculation Thread

    What would a coaster between 400-499 be called?
  5. Just some more nostalgic photos of the park and some history. http://www.journal-news.com/news/local/look-back-lesourdsville-lake-americana-amusement-park/MadXY9CsDkNy1q7BDCzK8L/
  6. Butler Tech is expanding on the property, working in conjunction with the City of Monroe. http://www.journal-news.com/news/butler-tech-plans-for-former-americana-amusement-park/lgJQV0JWyzWdeDyRwYPCFJ/
  7. Considered insensitive to patrons concerned about mental health issues. http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-lopez-knotts-mental-20160927-snap-story.html
  8. Article concerning industry safety standards written after recent accidents. There are 6 states that do not require any inspections but left up to the insurance companies to set the criteria according to the article. https://www.yahoo.com/news/thrill-ride-accidents-spark-demands-regulation-145059427.html
  9. 1937-1956 Historical Footage

    Here is a link to some more Coney Island footage. http://www.onlyinyourstate.com/ohio/rare-footage-amusement-park-oh/
  10. The park shutdown 5 hours after receiving a bomb threat. https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/public-safety/bomb-threat-at-amusement-park-in-prince-georges-county/2016/07/13/2ef2539e-490c-11e6-acbc-4d4870a079da_story.html
  11. I do not see this posted anywhere, but the story focused on riders being stuck on WindSeeker yesterday and other rides. http://www.foxnews.com/travel/2016/06/10/power-outage-at-north-carolina-amusement-park-strands-visitors-on-300-foot-tower-ride.html?intcmp=hpff
  12. That would sell alot of chili . . I am expecting high ridership on the trains today.
  13. The GREEN train has a #19, but the BLUE train has a #12. Not sure what it means
  14. The clue is on the BLUE train . . not the GREEN train.
  15. This story indicates the riders may have been swinging the cars on purpose at the end of the ride. https://www.yahoo.com/news/six-flags-new-joker-rollercoaster-shut-down-after-unveiling-163327084.html