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SeaWorld begins Reintroduction of Trainers into water with Killer Whales

It’s been a year since the tragic events that led to the death of SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau during an interactive session with a killer whale after a ‘Dine with Shamu’ show. During that time trainers have been kept out … Continue reading

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Man sues Disneyland after being stuck on it’s a small world for 40 minutes

I’ve been stuck on It’s A Small World (IASW) a couple times before, once for 26 minutes. Let me tell you, it was not a pleasant experience. The music never turned off while other boats were being evacuated around us. … Continue reading

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Union in Dispute with Disneyland Ups the Ante with Risky Flyer

A few days ago members of the Unite HERE Local 11 were reportedly seen handing out flyers near Disneyland. Normally this would be an acceptable behavior for a union that is in a three year dispute with the theme park … Continue reading

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Man dies after being rescued at SeaWorld’s Aquatica

Sad news coming from SeaWorld Orlando’s Aquatica water park. A 68-year old tourist visiting from a foreign country died after being found unresponsive on Roa Rapids, a fast-current version of a lazy river. Attempts to revive the guest were successful, … Continue reading

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SeaWorld fined by OSHA over Trainer’s Death

The report on the death of Killer Whale trainer Dawn Brancheau has been released and with it a $75,000 fine levied against SeaWorld Orlando. This article in the Orlando Sentinel makes it seem like nothing short of an attack on … Continue reading

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