Amusement and theme parks

File - In this July 14, 2017, file photo, Caryn Saeger, 28, of Delta, Ohio, and her 2-year-old daughter Chloe explore Meow Wolf's mazelike exhibition space in Santa Fe, N.M. Creators of a popular immersive art entertainment project in Santa Fe, are expanding to a major metropolitan market with plans for an interactive exhibit and music venue on a wedge of highway-side property in an industrial stretch of downtown Denver. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee, File)
January 04, 2018 - 5:13 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Creators of a popular immersive art entertainment project in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on Thursday announced a push into a major metropolitan market with plans for an interactive exhibit and music venue in downtown Denver. The for-profit arts company Meow Wolf said it will launch...
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Icicles form on the tritons in the Forsyth Park Fountain Tuesday morning, Jan. 2, 2018, in Savannah, Ga. Savannah is shivering through a rare bout with icy weather, with the National Weather Service predicting that up to 2 inches of snow and sleet could fall Wednesday on the typically balmy coastal city. (Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News via AP)
January 03, 2018 - 4:23 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on winter weather: (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Airlines have already canceled 500 U.S. flights on Wednesday because of a winter storm socking the Southeast, and many more will be scuttled Thursday as the brunt of the winter weather is expected to hit the Northeast...
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In this photo provided by Dan Greenspan, Disneyland park workers stop people from approaching the entrance as the turnstiles are roped off at the entrance of the park in Anaheim, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017. Power has been largely restored at Disneyland after an outage at the Southern California theme park forced some guests to be escorted off stopped rides. (Dan Greenspan via AP)
December 27, 2017 - 11:04 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Power was fully restored at Disneyland on Wednesday after an outage at the California theme park forced some guests to be escorted from stalled rides. A transformer problem caused the late-morning outage in Toontown and Fantasyland, affecting 12 rides, park spokeswoman Suzi...
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Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley takes questions during a Rose Bowl news conference Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. Oklahoma plays Georgia in the New Year's Day game, in the semifinals of the College Football Playoff. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
December 27, 2017 - 8:07 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — At 6-foot-8 and 345 pounds, Oklahoma offensive tackle Orlando Brown isn't exactly built for Disneyland. While the No. 2 Sooners and No. 3 Georgia enjoyed the various rides at the resort's two theme parks Wednesday, "You won't catch me on one," Brown said. It's an approach...
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November 30, 2017 - 2:11 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man has filed a lawsuit against a Pittsburgh amusement park claiming he contracted an eye-eating parasite after getting splashed on a water ride. Robert and Krystsina Trostle claim in their lawsuit filed Tuesday that he contracted the parasite while riding Raging Rapids at...
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FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2015, file photo, visitors walk toward Sleeping Beauty's Castle in the background at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif. Disneyland has shut down two cooling towers after people who visited the Southern California theme park came down with Legionnaires' disease. The Orange County Health Care Agency says a dozen cases of the bacterial illness were discovered about three weeks ago. All the patients lived or had spent time in Anaheim and nine had visited Disneyland in September 2017. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
November 11, 2017 - 1:58 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Disneyland has shut down two cooling towers after people who visited the Southern California theme park came down with Legionnaires' disease. A dozen cases of the bacterial lung infection were discovered about three weeks ago, the Orange County Health Care Agency announced...
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In this Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017 photo, the costume of Jonathan, the Husky, mascot of the University of Connecticut, is displayed at the The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry, at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Conn. It is part of the exhibit "Mascots! Mask Performance in the 21st Century," of sports and commercial mascots opened this week and runs through Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)
October 27, 2017 - 11:28 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Ted Giannoulas considers himself to be a performance artist. He acknowledges that lifting your leg toward an umpire while dressed in a chicken suit doesn't bring about many comparisons to a ballet dancer or a Broadway actor. But Giannoulas said he's honored that his irreverent...
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In this photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi Minister of Commerce and Investment Majid al-Qasabi talks to the audience at the opening of Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. Saudi Arabia has opened a major investment conference aimed at shining a spotlight on the country's efforts to diversify its revenue streams and overhaul its economy and society. (Saudi Press Agency via AP)
October 24, 2017 - 1:21 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — When global oil prices plunged three years ago, alarms went off in Saudi Arabia, one of the world's top producers. With the kingdom nearly entirely reliant on oil for income, a looming economic crisis threatened its future stability. This jolted Saudis into action...
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Saudi King Salman listens during a meeting of the Saudi-Iraqi Bilateral Coordination Council with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)
October 24, 2017 - 5:45 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Tuesday opened a major investment conference aimed at shining a spotlight on the country's efforts to overhaul its economy and society after being jolted into action following a plunge in oil prices that threatened the kingdom's main source of revenue and...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2017, file photo, Kristen Bell arrives at the People's Choice Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Bell rode out Hurricane Irma on Sept. 10, 2017, at a hotel on the Walt Disney World resort in Florida. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
September 11, 2017 - 9:25 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Kristen Bell says she's "singing in a hurricane" while riding out Irma in Florida. The "Frozen" star is in Orlando filming a movie and staying at a hotel at the Walt Disney World resort. She stopped by an Orlando middle school that was serving as a shelter and belted out songs...
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