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Iowa amusement park became a political force before accident

Iowa amusement park became a political force before accident

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**** Please visit the themeparks official websites for their latest guidelines and openings **** IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa amusement park where a ride accident killed one boy and critically injured another has become increasingly influential in Iowa politics as the state has trended Republican.Adventureland Park CEO Michael Krantz has donated $175,000 to county, state and federal Republican candidates since 2014. That made him ... Read More

Disney World Accidents Can Happen

Disney World Accidents Can Happen

Amusement Parks

by Shopping Diva Disney World Accidents Can Happen In every situation in life, there is the possibility of an accident. This possibility is still in play when people visit theme parks around the world, including Disney World. Accident issues may be few and far between, but do still occur. While these theme parks aim to have the best safety record possible, accidents can and will happen. ... Read More

Amusement park safety under scrutiny after week of accidents

Amusement park safety under scrutiny after week of accidents

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Lakeside Amusement Park Image by aka_zoe Amusement park safety under scrutiny after week of accidents (CNN) - Amusement park advocates stress that the parks are, statistically, a safe place. A person is more than 20 times more likely to be struck by lighting than be seriously injured on a ride at a national amusement park, is the claim. But lightning seems ... Read more on KRCR ... Read More

Amusement park safety under scrutiny after week of accidents

News

Amusement park safety under scrutiny after week of accidents (CNN) - Amusement park advocates stress that the parks are, statistically, a safe place. A person is more than 20 times more likely to be struck by lighting than be seriously injured on a ride at a national amusement park, is the claim. But lightning seems ... Read more on channel4000.com Amusement park safety under scrutiny This ... Read More

Florida Amusement Park Accidents

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Amusement parks in Florida attract millions of visitors every year and are vitally important to the state's economy. Florida's famously temperate weather makes it a natural vacation destination for people living in colder climates who wish to swap unrelenting cold and cabin fever for fun in the sun and a day or two at an amusement park. Combine great weather with amusement park rides and attractions ... Read More

Cigarettes or spark suspected in Taiwan fire that burned 498

Cigarettes or spark suspected in Taiwan fire that burned 498

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TAIPEI, Taiwan –  Investigators in Taiwan were focusing Monday on the possibility that a cigarette butt or spark caused the blaze that burned 498 people at a weekend water park party when colored powder sprayed from the stage caught fire. More than 400 people remained hospitalized, including 202 in serious condition, city officials said. Taiwan's Central News Agency reported one death, a 20-year-old woman with burns ... Read More

North Lebanon governor orders all Tripoli amusement parks shut after fatal accident

North Lebanon governor orders all Tripoli amusement parks shut after fatal accident

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TRIPOLI, Lebanon: North Lebanon Governor Ramzi Nohra ordered the temporary closure of all amusement parks in Tripoli Monday, two days after an accident left one girl dead and five others wounded. Three amusement parks in Tripoli will remain closed until all rides pass safety tests, according to Monday’s decision. Source: North Lebanon governor orders all Tripoli amusement parks shut after fatal accident | News , Lebanon ... Read More