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Batman Roller Coaster Now Moves Backwards

‘Batman: The Ride’ has been at Six Flags Over Texas for around 15 years. Now, one of the park’s most popular attractions is changing things up by sending riders backwards.

07/02/2014

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Guide To Six Flags Over Texas

For years, Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington has been a favorite for family fun, thrill seeking and sky-high adventures. Here’s your all-inclusive guide to the park.

05/24/2014

Batman: The Ride at Six Flags. (credit: sixflags.com)

Six Flags Expanding To Dubai

The theme park has announced a partnership to build a Six Flags themed park in Dubai, which would open in 2017.

04/10/2014

A view of The Texas Giant roller coaster (R) at Six Flags Over Texas on July 22, 2013 in Arlington. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Six Flags Entertainment’s 3Q Profit Falls 52 Percent

Six Flags Entertainment Corp.’s net income tumbled 52 percent in the third quarter, as the death of a roller coaster rider in July weighed on overall attendance growth for the amusement-park operator and contributed to a sharp increase in expenses.

10/23/2013

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The Texas Giant Reopens Nearly 2 Months After Tragedy

It was designed to provide a scare for fun, not scare someone to death. The Texas Giant roller coaster reopened at Six Flags in Arlington nearly two months after a woman was flung from it to her death.

09/14/2013

The Texas Giant (credit: CBS 11 News)

Six Flags Reopens San Antonio Roller Coaster

A roller coaster at a Six Flags park in San Antonio has reopened one month after a woman died in an accident on the Texas Giant roller coaster at a Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington.

08/16/2013

Six Flags Texas Giant

I-Team: Federal Government Has No Amusement Park Oversight

The CBS 11 I-Team has learned the federal government has no oversight of amusement parks and some critics say the state has very little.

CBS 11–07/22/2013

The Texas Giant (credit: CBS 11 News)

Tragedy On The Texas Giant

Arlington police are on the scene at Six Flags Over Texas where witnesses say a woman has fallen to her death from a roller coaster.

07/19/2013

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Inside Hurricane Harbor’s Newest Ride

Hurricane Harbor in Arlington is introducing some new rides for the summer. Check out the view from inside of Tsunami Surge.

06/20/2013

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The View From The New Texas SkyScreamer

Six Flags Over Texas is taking the wraps off of its new ride — the Texas SkyScreamer. CBS 11 News photographer Jake Shannon survived the ride, and showed off the view along the way.

05/23/2013

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Six Flags’ Texas Chute Out Imploded

Having a blast at Six Flags Over Texas will take on new meaning Wednesday. The amusement park in Arlington on Tuesday announced plans to implode the 200-foot-tall Texas Chute Out.

10/09/2012

A rendition of the Texas SkyScreamer ride coming to Six Flags Over Texas in 2013. (credit: Six Flags Over Texas)

Six Flags Announces New Swing Ride

Six Flags Over Texas has announced plans for a 400-foot tall swing ride. The entertainment park in Arlington on Thursday said the Texas SkyScreamer will debut in 2013.

08/30/2012

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