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2014-04-11 16:21:15

BRANSON, Mo., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiery Spanish guitar riffs, staccato flamenco heel clicks and rhythmic beats of Argentinian bombo drums announce a global cornucopia of cultures and entertainment at Silver Dollar City's World-Fest. America's largest international festival,World-Fest brings performers from around the world, presenting the rich entertainment traditions that helped build the U.S. as the park presents a season-long "Celebrate America" theme. New this year,...

2014-04-09 23:26:34

Branson’s newest thrill attraction reached a construction milestone – crews set the drop-floor AquaLaunch capsules in place for the new $1.7 million KaPau Plummet thrill slide, set to open May 17 at White Water water park in Branson, Missouri. Branson, MO (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Branson’s newest thrill attraction is closer to reality as a construction milestone was reached – the setting of the drop-floor AquaLaunch capsules for the new $1.7 million KaPau Plummet thrill slide, set...

2013-09-05 08:26:33

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While summer may be prime time for folks to leave their offices and enjoy a few weeks' vacation, the fall season has its own unique charms. In Branson, Missouri, the cooler weather and smaller crowds encourage a slower pace, while the town and surrounding areas have no shortages of things to see and do. To ensure that couples and families can make their vacation dollars really stretch, travel reservation company Reserve Branson offers discounted...

2013-07-30 12:21:00

Last Chance to see what is hailed as the most important Titanic artifact discovery ever made BRANSON, Mo., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The legendary violin played by Wallace Hartley, bandmaster of the RMS Titanic, as the "unsinkable" ship went down in 1912 will be on exclusive display August 1-15 at the Titanic Museum Attraction in Branson, Mo. before it is moved to England to be auctioned in October. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130730/MN55343) According...

2013-05-30 16:24:24

Silver Dollar City's New Coaster Creates International Stir BRANSON, Mo., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri, a top vacation destination for families, launches its summer season with one of the world's top rides as its centerpiece. One of the hottest thrill rides among the new ride offerings worldwide is the park's new $10 million coaster Outlaw Run, a record-breaking wood coaster that has gathered national and international news coverage since its...

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Breaks Sound Barrier
2013-04-29 12:57:24

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo broke the sound barrier for the first time on Monday, reaching Mach 1.2 in a test flight. In a blog post today, founder of Virgin Galactic Richard Branson announced the “momentous” feat that the company had achieved. "It marks the moment when we put together two key elements of our spaceflight system — the spacecraft and its rocket motor, which have both been tested extensively by...

2013-04-18 16:21:18

Dallas lawyer Frank L. Branson: Fatal crash of Cardinal Coach charter could have been prevented DALLAS, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lawyers for an 83-year-old Tarrant County woman who suffered serious injuries in an April 11 bus crash have filed a lawsuit charging that bus owner Cardinal Coach Line and its driver Loyd Earl Rieve were negligent and responsible for the one-vehicle wreck. According to the lawsuit filed in Dallas County state district court by The Law Offices of...

2013-04-10 12:30:54

The Young and Inspiring Entrepreneur is Offering Donors a New and Innovative Product Called The Original Groovy Light LOS ANGELES, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Joe Player, an inspiring, young entrepreneur, has just launched a fundraiser called Light for Cause on the popular crowd funding platform, Indiegogo. The fundraiser gives people the opportunity to pre-order a fun and funky product named The Original Groovy Light(TM), which is an amazingly cool looking puzzle lamp that people...

2013-03-15 20:22:50

World's Most Daring Wood Coaster Launches BRANSON, Mo., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International attention is focusing on Branson, Missouri as the Silver Dollar City theme park debuted today a first-of-its-kind thrill ride, Outlaw Run, the world's most daring wood coaster. The park opened for the season and launched Outlaw Run's first riders on the groundbreaking wood coaster. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2013-03-11 12:23:40

SANTA CRUZ, California, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sir Richard Branson, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, John Paul DeJoria, Founder of Paul Mitchell; bestselling authors and speakers Jack Canfield, Gregg Braden and Barbara Marx Hubbard; three-time Nobel nominated Dr. Scilla Elworthy; philanthropist James Caan; former financial fund manager Alison Pothier; drug-addicted armed robber-turned-social entrepreneur Brett Moran; 12-year-old natural food advocate Birke Baehr and Harry...