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RIP Dan Wheldon, Indianapolis 500 Champion

Besides Disney my other real fandom is that of racing, particularly open wheel racing. So as I posted early this year, I was very pleased when this year’s Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon was feted at Walt Disney World with … Continue reading

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Disney & Golden Horseshoe legends Wally Boag and Betty Taylor Die Within One Day of Each Other

The Golden Horseshoe review lost two of its legends within one day when Wally Boag (wikipedia) and Betty Taylor (Disney Legend Bio) passed on in the last two days. They played Pecos Bill and Sluefoot Sue respectively in what became … Continue reading

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Disneyland Paris Big Thunder Accident Update

I have nothing but admiration and respect for Alain Littaye of the Disney and More blog. His reportage on the Paris Disneyland Big Thunder Mountain accident has been excellent. Since my initial report on the 25th, here are a few … Continue reading

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Monorail Pilot Family’s Lawsuit Against Disney Voluntarily Dismissed

The wrongful death lawsuit filed against the Walt Disney World resort over the death of a monorail pilot on July 5th 2009 has been voluntarily dismissed by the pilot’s family. This is very likely a sign that a settlement has … Continue reading

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Disney Worker dies after injuries from accident at Primeval Whirl in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The Primeval Whirl roller coaster at Disney’s Animal Kingdom added another chapter to its troubled history after a worker injured Sunday while doing repair work on the attraction died today. That worker, identified as 52-year old Russell Roscoe of Webster, … Continue reading

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