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  1. Goodbye, Gwazi! Busch Gardens to close dueling wooden roller coaster


    Goodbye, Gwazi! Busch Gardens Tampa has confirmed plans to close its iconic double wooden roller coaster.

    Murray Maltz and Dara Strauss of Toronto hold on tight as they take a ride on Gwazi in June 1999, the month the wooden roller coaster opened. Busch Gardens has announced plans to shut down the coaster, though no official date was given.
  2. Rain and snowstorms could greet holiday travelers


    TAMPA — Travelers using Tampa International Airport to fly to and from the Northeast should prepare for possible delays during the holidays.

    Nick Burton, left, Clancy Sloan and Graham Anderson rest while waiting for their flight at McCarran International Airport on Sunday in Las Vegas.
  3. Disney World announces dates for Star Wars Weekends


    Star Wars actors, stormtroopers and other characters will once again be stationed at Walt Disney World in May and June for the 2015 edition of the popular Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios. The lineup of celebrities hasn't been released yet, but nerds at least know now that on Fridays, Saturdays and …

    Walt Disney World guests of all ages are attracted to the annual sci-fi fan-fest Star Wars Weekends with meet-and-greets, Star Wars parades, autograph sessions, Jedi Training Academy and more. Walt Disney World Resort