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2011-08-10 15:05:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 250 amusement park enthusiasts rode roller coasters for a cause on July 24 as part of Cedar Fair Entertainment Company's (NYSE: FUN) "Coasting For Kids" event. Held at 11 Cedar Fair parks across North America, the marathon coaster event helped raise more than $62,000 for Give Kids The World (GKTW), a Central Florida non-profit resort that provides cost-free vacations for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families....

2011-07-28 13:00:00

KINGS ISLAND, Ohio, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than four decades, Kings Island has been shattering world records for having the longest, fastest and most-thrilling rides on the planet. Kings Island has also been the site for world-record riding attempts, motorcycle jumps and high-wire walks. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110728/CL43426LOGO) On Sunday, July 31, park guests will be able to get in on the record-breaking fun when Kings Island attempts to break the...

2011-07-14 08:36:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks and active entertainment will hold its quarterly conference call with investors to discuss second quarter earnings results on Wednesday, August 3 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Participants on the call will include Dick Kinzel, chief executive officer, and Matt Ouimet, president. This call will be broadcast live to all interested persons as a...

2011-07-06 08:13:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks and active entertainment, today reported revenues through the Fourth of July holiday weekend were approximately $372 million, an increase of 2% when compared with the same period a year ago. This period traditionally represents approximately 35% of the Company's full-year revenues. During this same period, both attendance and average in-park guest...

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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.