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Shake, Rattle & Roll returning to action
Shake, Rattle & Roll returning to action
Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
One of the most popular family rides in Kings Island's history is returning to action this summer. Shake, Rattle & Roll was closed midway through last season for refurbishing. The ride will return with a new color scheme, new LED lights on each car, and an observation area.
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Kings Island hosting jobs open house February 28
Kings Island will host an open house for job seekers to ask questions and gain additional information about employment opportunities Saturday, February 28, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the 364-acre amusement and waterpark.
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Snoopy's Barnyard Friends new for 2015
Snoopy's Barnyard Friends new for 2015
Saturday, February 14th, 2015
Among the new attractions planned for the 2015 season is Snoopy's Barnyard Friends, a petting farm with more than 60 animals for guests of all ages to learn about and interact with. Snoopy's Barnyard Friends opens May 21 and is included with park admission.
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SpiritSong returns to Kings Island in 2015
SpiritSong returns to Kings Island in 2015
Monday, February 9th, 2015
Cebebrating its 22nd year in 2015, SpiritSong is a three-day Christian music festival at Kings Island. Scheduled for June 25-27, SpiritSong features top artists such as Skillet, Newsboys and Lecrae.
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February 6, 1979: The Beast is named
February 6, 1979: The Beast is named
Friday, February 6th, 2015
On this day 36 years ago (February 6, 1979), The Beast roller coaster was named. To see what some avid coaster riders thought of the name, Kings Island conducted interviews with members of five special groups.
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Diamondback returns to early rides lineup for Gold and Platinum passholders
A popular roller coaster is returning to the early rides lineup for Gold and Platinum passholders this year at Kings Island. Diamondback, which stands 230 feet at its highest point and reaches speeds up to 80 mph, will be among the rides open for passholders 30 minutes before the park opens each day.
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Winter: Busy time of year at Kings Island
Winter: Busy time of year at Kings Island
Friday, January 16th, 2015
Winter may be the off-season for the park's guests. But for the behind the scenes crews at Kings Island, it's the on-season. It's a beehive of activity at the 364-acre amusement and waterpark and for Kings Island's maintenance crews and ride technicians, it's the busiest time of the year.
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Two new family rides, other improvements new for 2015
Two new family rides, the largest Starbucks in the Tri-State, and other improvements are all part of Kings Island's plan for next summer.
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