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Still Bringing The Thrills: Behind The Scenes Of Raytheon’s Epcot Ride

Raytheon, a longtime supporter of education in science, technology, engineering and math, created Sum of All Thrills to show the real-life application of concepts such as angles, velocity and kinetic energy.


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Cedar Point To Remodel Mantis Roller Coaster Into Floorless ‘Rougarou’

“Rougarou is going to be a fantastic addition to our coaster lineup and our guests are going to love it.”

CBS Detroit–09/18/2014

The Texas Giant at Six Flags Over Texas. (Credit: Six Flags Over Texas/Facebook)

Woman Falls To Death From Roller Coaster At Six Flags Over Texas

A woman riding a roller coaster at a Six Flags amusement park in North Texas died Friday, and witnesses say she fell from a ride that is billed as the tallest steel-hybrid coaster in the world.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/20/2013

GateKeeper at Cedar Point. (Credit: S.L. Stoddart/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Cedar Point’s GateKeeper Is A Real Crowd Pleaser

Cedar Point is finally open! While thrill seekers have waited all winter long for this day, this year’s opening is undeniably special for CP lovers across the planet for one reason — GateKeeper.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2013

The inaugural flight of GateKeeper at Cedar Point. (Credit: Cedar Point/Facebook Photo)

Cedar Point’s New Roller Coaster GateKeeper Undergoes Testing

Cedar Point opens one month from Thursday, and you can’t miss their newest roller coaster.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2013

Son of Beast roller coaster track piece plaque. (Credit: Kings Island/Facebook Photo)

Kings Island Sells Pieces Of Troubled ‘Son Of Beast’ Roller Coaster

An Ohio amusement park is selling off pieces of a troubled roller coaster that is now being torn down.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2012

Space Spiral

VIDEO: Cedar Point Space Spiral Crashes To The Ground

In operation since 1965, the family-friendly, high-rising, slow-spinning ride is being removed from the Toledo park to make way for a new ride.

CBS Detroit–09/12/2012


Cedar Point Offers Special Discounts For Michigan Residents

Summer is winding down, but these last few weeks before school starts are a great time for Michigan residents to visit Cedar Point.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2012


It’s Physics, But Much More Fun

While not all kids will admit that they love physics, just about every kid loves a ride on a roller coaster.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2011


Why Are Some People Addicted To Roller Coasters?

It’s a summer rite of passage for many – standing in line to be scared beyond your wildest dreams. But why exactly do some people love roller coasters?

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2011