Kentucky Kingdom

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5:14 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

Kentucky Kingdom Ready To Reopen

After being closed for five years, Kentucky Kingdom will reopen Saturday to the public.

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7:42 pm
Sun January 5, 2014

More Than 2,500 Show Up For Ky. Kingdom Job Fair

A job fair for the reopening of Ky. Kingdom amusement park in Louisville drew about 2,500 people hoping to work at the park when it reopens in May.

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4:14 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

Kentucky Kingdom Adding Staff Ahead Of Reopening

Kentucky Kingdom is looking to get its staff up and running before its scheduled reopening in May.

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5:08 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Kentucky Kingdom Developers Look To Reopen Big

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The group intending to reopen Kentucky Kingdom is planning a big expansion of the now-shuttered Louisville amusement park.

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Local/Regional News
4:58 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Ky. Fair Board, Group Reach Amusement Park Deal

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A group of private investors and the Kentucky State Fair board on Thursday reached a 50-year lease agreement for the shuttered Kentucky Kingdom amusement park with the new operators saying the facility should reopen in 2014.

The investment group, led by former park owner Ed Hart, pledged $20 million and cash and a promise to secure another $25 million in a loan to restart the state's largest amusement park.

"Barring an act of God, we're ready to go," Hart said.

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12:11 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

Group Not Asking For State Funds In Kentucky Kingdom Plan

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A group of Louisville-based investors who want to reopen Kentucky Kingdom said Monday they are not asking for any startup funding from the state to get the amusement park rides running again.

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12:20 pm
Thu August 16, 2012

New Plan Proposed For Kentucky Kingdom

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- There's a new plan to develop an abandoned amusement park in Louisville.

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