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Hurricane Irene tracking away from Florida

According to latest National Hurricane Center forecasts Hurricane Irene is tracking east away from Florida. This is likely the last update I’ll make, unless the storm tacks westward, in which case I’ll be back like a bad penny. Already, there … Continue reading

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Second Injury on Dragon Challenge forces Universal to Change Ride

The second injury from flying objects on the Dragon Challenge roller coaster at Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure Wizarding World of Harry Potter in two weeks has forced changes to the attraction. The two coaster trains used to be released … Continue reading

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Disney World Releases 2nd Quarter Injury Report

Walt Disney World has released a list of injuries that occurred on attractions for the second quarter of 2011. It’s not long and not surprising. However, having witnessed a couple of non-attraction related injuries in the park myself (and a … Continue reading

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Massive Motel Fire near Disney World Closes 192, Injures 12

The Vacation Lodge Motel, near Disney’s Animal Kingdom, on the 192 caught fire around 10:45pm last night and is still burning strong right now. All three wings of the sprawling motel have burned to the ground, displacing 150 guests. Although … Continue reading

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Space Mountain at Disney World shut down after woman found unconcious on coaster

Update: 4/24/11 – Orlando Sentinel reports that the woman is still in intensive care at the hospital but is showing signs of recovery. She was on the ride with her two children and was visiting from Cromwell, England. Again, The … Continue reading

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