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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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Cement Truck Crash Snarls Arlington Traffic

A cement truck crash shut down a portion of Interstate-30 in Arlington early Wednesday morning, after diesel fuel was spilled all over the highway’s three main lanes.

05/28/2014

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Texas Giant Builder Blames Six Flags For Death

The German manufacturer of a roller coaster from which a woman fell to her death is blaming Six Flags for the incident.

CBS 11–03/06/2014

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Six Flags Over Texas Opens For New Season

Six Flags Over Texas is opening for a new season of thrills. And among the many new attractions this year are improvements to the children’s section of the amusement park.

02/28/2014

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Six Flags Sues Texas Giant Maker

Last summer, Rosa Esparza fell to her death while riding the Texas Giant roller coaster. Now, amusement park company Six Flags is suing the maker of that thrill ride.

02/18/2014

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Six Flags Holds Job Fair

Six Flags Over Texas expects to hire 1,000 seasonal employees after holding its primary job fair for 2014 season.

01/11/2014

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Six Flags Death Report: Ride Had Previous Problems

Shocking new witness accounts reveal what people saw moments before Rosy Esparza fell to her death from the Texas Giant at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington.

11/08/2013

The Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Six Flags Entertainment’s Profit Falls Following Rider’s Death

Six Flags Entertainment Corp.’s net income tumbled 52 percent in the third quarter amid the death of a roller coaster rider in July.

10/24/2013

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

The State Fair of Texas brings new rides to North Texas, as well as the old favorites. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Safety Top Priority For State Fair Ride Inspectors

The Texas Skyway is one of only a handful of rides that are permanent fixtures on the fairgrounds at the State Fair of Texas. Seventy others are brought in on trailers and they’ve already started arriving for Friday’s opening.

CBSDFW.COM–09/23/2013

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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 roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Six Flags Sued Over Texas Giant Death, Coaster Will Reopen This Weekend

The family of the woman who fell to her death while riding a roller coaster has filed a lawsuit against Six Flags Over Texas.

09/10/2013

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