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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

A close-up view of the Texas Chute Out at Six Flags Over Texas (Handout Photo/Six Flags)

Six Flags’ Texas Chute Out Floating Down To Earth

If you remember your screams turning into laughter as you floated back to earth on the Texas Chute Out at Six Flags, then you have just over a month to say goodbye to the iconic ride.

08/02/2012

Laurie Cockerell and her Founders Fables children's book. (Credit: Chuck Schechner/1080 KRLD)

Booth Sells Conservative Children’s Books At Republican Convention

Laurie Cockerell spent Thursday at the State Republican Convention selling conservative children’s books –– including one she wrote, called the Founders Fables.

06/07/2012

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