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World’s Highest Swing Ride: The Texas SkyScreamer at Six Flags Over Texas [Video]

Remember the old Tennessee Waltz swing ride at Opryland?  It was just a toddler compared to this thing!  Check out this video filmed aboard the Texas SkyScreamer at Six Flags Over Texas.  At 400-feet tall, it's the world's highest swing ride!  Check out video from on board!

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Chad Shares His One and Only Trip Advisor Post

The moral of today's story is don't mess with Tad.  He can actually fume and blow steam just like a volcano. LOL!  All week long here on WBKR, we are celebrating the fact that Splashin' Safari has been voted the #1 waterpark in the world by Trip Advisor.  That is a huge honor and, quite honestly, Splashin' Safari deserves the high praise.  And kudos to the folks who post on Trip Advisor for getting it right.  Because I love to travel and do it a bunch, I use Trip Advisor frequently to book trips and excursions for me and my friends.  Until recently, I had never joined the Trip Advisor community as a contributor.  But then, I encountered a tour company in St. Lucia who committed a gigantic no-no!  And I vowed to take them down!

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Win Holiday World Tickets All Week Long on WBKR

They're back!  This week we are loaded up with more Holiday World tickets and, to give them away, we are celebrating the news that Trip Advisor has named Splashin' Safari the world's #1-rated waterpark!  Wanna know how you can win?

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Indiana Law Enforcement Cracking Down on Drunk Boaters

If you’re going to play on the water in Indiana, you had better stay dry.

As part of a national campaign to raise awareness of the dangers surrounding boating under the influence of drugs and alcohol, Indiana conservation officers will be beefing up patrols across Indiana waterways this summer.

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Travel Channel Premieres New Show ‘Dig Wars’ – A Great Find for the History Buff! [REVIEW]

Last night, I had the pleasure of watching the new show on Travel Channel, Dig Wars. I assumed it would be much like Storage Wars where participants compete to find the biggest booty of the day. As the name suggests, the nation's top treasure hunters convene on one historical area and proceed with metal detect

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Kentucky Office of Highway Safety’s Click It or Ticket Campaign Gets Underway

I am proud to say that I have worn a seat belt every single moment I have been in a moving vehicle. I'm not sure what it would feel like to NOT have one on while driving or riding. I certainly hope you feel the same way.

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Hyena Falls! (photo from Holiday World)
Hyena Falls! (photo from Holiday World)
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Win Tickets to Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari: Home to the All-New Hyena Falls [Video]

Here at WBKR, we are going to have you laughing like a hyena!  Holiday World and Splashin' Safari are now open for the season and that's where you will find the all-new Hyena Falls!  The brand new attraction consists of four thrilling in-the-dark water slides that you are going to love.  Wanna sneak peak?  A virtual tour?  Keep reading . . .

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The Voyage: Tad's All-Time Favorite Coaster {from HolidayWorld.com)
The Voyage: Tad's All-Time Favorite Coaster {from HolidayWorld.com)
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Win Tx to Holiday World This Week

If you've been listening to WBKR the last week or so, you have heard Jaclyn's daughter Carsyn screaming at the top of her lungs, "I want to go to Holiday World!"  Well, we have a hunch a lot of you do too.  That's why, this week, we are giving you the chance to win tickets.  Here's how you can do it . . .

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Consider This Your Guide to the Indiana Hunting Seasons

Whether it be deer or game birds that you enjoy hunting, or are considering getting into for the first time, Indiana is home to a wealth of seasonal opportunities for the hunting and trapping enthusiast.

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The Brady Bunch Returns to Kings Island May 19th [Video]

Remember when The Brady Bunch visited Kings Island?  Well, they (at least some of them) are coming back to the park this May!

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Website Spotlights Some of the Most Fascinating Abandoned Locales in the World [VIDEO]

I've been thinking about getting a really good camera. I've been relying on my Android for picture-taking. But I'm ready to take it up a notch.

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(Image courtesy of TitanicPigeonForge.com)
(Image courtesy of TitanicPigeonForge.com)
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Win a 4-Night Stay in Gatlinburg at WBKR.com

Here at WBKR.com, we are giving away a 4-night stay in Gatlinburg, Tennessee (CLICK HERE to register) that includes deluxe accommodations in a mountain-side cabin, plus tickets to some of the area's most exciting and awe-inspiring attractions.  We're also throwing in some cash you can use for food, gas or additional attractions in the area.   I highly recommend tickets to Titanic in Pigeon Forge.  I visited that attraction for the first time last spring was absolutely moved to tears.  Take a look at the blog I wrote about my experience and the Titanic passenger I was assigned to represent.

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