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Roller Coasters You Need To Ride This Summer

Got a need for speed, loops, screams, and drops this summer? Look no further than these coasters located in the Southeast with a couple of honorable mentions, if you can stomach them.

CBS Charlotte–06/20/2014

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Carowinds Plans $50 Million Expansion

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Ohio company that owns Carowinds says it will spend $50 million to expand the theme park on the North Carolina-South Carolina state line. Cedar Fair Entertainment officials told the Charlotte […]

08/27/2013

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Best Kid-Friendly Haunted Houses In Charlotte

Bright colored leaves swirl to the ground as front porches in Charlotte are adorned with pumpkins, scarecrows and mums. October is celebrated with festivals, corn mazes and spooky Halloween attractions. There are plenty of family friendly events, downplaying the blood, guts and gore revelry. Put the jackets on and enjoy a brisk, cool autumn evening with the kids. Here are a few of the Charlotte-area attractions, including some not-so-scary fun.

10/12/2012

Carowinds Reopens WindSeeker Ride

FORT MILL, S.C. (AP) — Carowinds has reopened its new WindSeeker ride a day after it had stranded about two dozen riders high in the sky.

CBS Charlotte–07/16/2012

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Charlotte’s Best Stuff For Tweens (9-12)

Finding something for tweens to do can be a bit of a challenge. They’re not little kids anymore, yet not quite teenagers either. Fortunately, keeping nine- to 12-year-olds happy is easy when you know where to look for Charlotte’s best stuff for tweens.

CBS Charlotte–01/19/2011

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