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Strawberry Festival coaster renamed after complaints

Plant City, FL -- The operators of the midway at the Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City have changed the name on one of their roller coasters because many could consider it offensive.

Maxine Wise, for example, could not believe the name of the ride – which she and her daughter had just ridden.

"Well, they may as well name it Auschwitz. It is in absolutely poor taste. Completely poor taste," said Wise.

Wise's reference to Auschwitz, a Nazi concentration camp, came…

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Injuries, problems with rides found at fair

Tampa, Florida -- It's a story anybody who has ever ridden or thinking about riding any sort of ride will want to read.

After a woman reported being thrown from ride a few weeks back at the Florida State Fair, 10 investigates uncovered she wasn't the only person injured during the two-week event.

Almost, every ride on the midway had a deficiency before the fair opened.

While the rides at the Florida State Fair may now be gone, one woman's pain she suffered along the…

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On the Earie

On the Earie
By Tom Powell, OABA News AmbassadorTom Powell Cartoon

I'm having a little trouble writing this as Christine and I are going through a situation that most carnival people take in stride while moving from town to town, and what I'm talking about are not police violations, or Department of Transportation inspections, but mechanical problems. Bill Lordy, operator of the Elephant Ear Bakery, is visiting from his…

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