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Last truckload of steel delivered to construct Orion giga coaster

The last truckload of steel has been delivered to construct Kings Island’s new Orion giga coaster. The tallest, fastest and longest steel roller coaster at Kings Island is set to open in April.
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Cincinnati Cyclones hockey team to honor iconic Beast roller coaster

If you're a fan of The Beast at Kings Island, you'll want to be in attendance when the Cincinnati Cyclones take on the Greenville Swamp Rabbits Feb. 28 for an ECHL hockey game at the Heritage Bank Center located along the banks of the Ohio river.
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Wood coaster maintenance shop a beehive of activity in the winter

Winter might be the offseason for Kings island’s guests but for the behind-the-scenes crews at the park, it’s the on-season and busiest time of the year. In the wood coaster maintenance shop located behind the Racer, the process beings immediately following the last day of the season in the fall and takes four months to complete.
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5,000 jobs up for grabs at Kings Island for 2020 season

More than 5,000 jobs are up for grabs at Kings Island. The 364-acre amusement and water park is now accepting applications online for the 2020 season, which begins in April.
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Co-designer of The Beast Jeff Gramke retires from Kings Island 

Jeff Gramke, one of the two men who designed the legendary Beast roller coaster at Kings Island, has retired after 48 years of service at the 364-acre amusement and water park. While he’ll always be known as a chief designer of The Beast, his fingerprints are all over the park.
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Kings Island to host job fair in January

As Kings Island begins its winter hibernation until opening day, the recruiting team is gearing up for another busy season of hiring. The Human Resources Training Center formerly filled with the sounds of WinterFest rehearsals and glittery costumes has been transformed into a hub for hiring.  
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Kings Island decade in review: The top stories year-to-year

A lot happened at Kings Island during the decade that just ended, the 2010s. Here are just a few of the park’s biggest stories.
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10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5 ... New Year's Eve at Kings Island 

There’s no better place in the Greater Cincinnati area for families to celebrate New Year's Eve than Kings Island's WinterFest!
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Holly Jolly Christmas wishes

Wishing everyone of our blog readers a holly, jolly Christmas!
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Top Kings Island moments of 2019

Every Kings Island season is filled with memorable moments, from new ride openings, special events and new attraction announcements. Here is a look at the top 19 moments that helped define the park’s 2019 season.
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