Tonight: Windy at times early and much colder with an overnight low from the upper 20s to lower 30s (Record Low is 31).
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Follow The Clues To Family Fun at lake Winnepesauka
It’s a summer long celebration of fun and smiles when the South’s favorite family amusement park, Lake Winnepesaukah, opens for the 2012 season on Friday, April 6th! Celebrating over 85 years of quality family fun and memories during 2012, Lake Winnepesaukah makes its guests feel welcome with festivities throughout the season. During the month of April, guests have the opportunity to win a 2012 Family Season Pass through an in-park scavenger hunt. “We’re ready for our most exciting season ever,” offered Talley Green of Lake Winnepesaukah. “There’s no better way to kick things off than to have one lucky family win a pass to summer fun all season long!”
Guests can use their smart phones to take them on an interactive scavenger hunt throughout the park. Each clue will bring them to a different attraction or location where their next step is revealed. Upon completion of the scavenger hunt, guests can visit the Gift Shop to spin the prize wheel for great in-park prizes. Everyone that plays will be entered into the drawing for the grand prize of a Family of Four 2012 Season Pass, with the winning family announced in early May. Guests can visit the Gift Shop inside the park for complete details.
Get ready for family fun all summer long at the South’s favorite family amusement park! Towering over Lake Winnepesaukah’s tree line is the breath-taking OH-Zone!, a 14-story freefall guaranteed to take riders on an exciting descent. Home to the world famous Cannon Ball roller coaster, the park also hosts family rides and attractions. Younger riders will delight on the magical Bumble Bees and the gentle Parachutes. Families can soar on the wind aboard the Wave Swinger or enjoy a leisurely countryside tour with the Antique Cars. And that’s not all! “We’re unveiling a thrilling new surprise later this spring,” added Green. “We’ll be sending our guests head-over-heals with excitement with the new addition."
For guests seeking to enjoy the lazy days of summer, the Stay & Play Hideaway is an interactive play area for guests of all ages to enjoy, refresh, and recoup during a day of fun at Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park. Chill Down Kidtown, a refreshing area of interactive misters and water elements is perfect for keeping cool on hot summer days. With fun slides & activities, Runaround Playground provides more towers and ladders than a young adventurer can maneuver in just one visit, set amongst the Lake Winnepesaukah shade trees.
For added entertainment, Lake Winnepesaukah has packed its summer with special events the whole family will enjoy. The popular Jukebox Junction Summer Concert series returns in 2012 with headliners from some of the best in country music. As always, the spectacular fireworks displays over the Independence Day holiday are not to be missed.
Lake Winnepesaukah’s food courts are filled with delectable treats and refreshing drinks. Besides the traditional offerings of hot dogs and the world-famous Lake Winnepesaukah hamburgers, the food courts also offer a selection of salads & wraps for the health-conscious as well as sweet treats such as funnel cakes, cotton candy, and candy apples, all at affordable prices. The park’s catering department serves delicious meals to larger groups such as businesses, schools, churches, and family reunions. Unlike typical theme and amusement parks, Lake Winnepesaukah also invites all of its visitors to pack a picnic basket, bring it into the park, and enjoy a family luncheon in the cool shade of Lake Winnepesaukah’s picnic grove.
An Unlimited Ride Ticket for Lake Winnepesaukah is only $26! Individual ride tickets are available and Parking is always free! Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park has been recognized as one of “America’s Top Ten Family Amusement Parks” by Travel & Leisure Magazine. For more information, visit us at www.lakewinnie.com or call 1-877-LAKEWIN.
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Last Update on April 15, 2014 07:11 GMT
`DANCING WITH THE STARS'
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It was a perfect night for James Maslow on "Dancing With the Stars." The actor-singer gets the first round of perfect scores from the judges this season. Maslow and pro partner Peta Murgatroyd did a flawless contemporary dance to "Let It Go" from "Frozen" on Disney night. Danica McKellar was just a point shy of getting a perfect score as well. Drew Carey was the low-scorer on the judges' leaderboard. Australian pop star Cody Simpson is the celeb voted off this week. There were loud boos from the audience as the results were announced. Simpson says it's been an amazing experience but adds it's tough getting the boot. His pro partner Witney Carson says people really didn't get a chance to see what they can do.
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Bruno Tonioli (toh-nee-OH'-lee)
Judge Bruno Tonioli says James Maslow was outstanding. COURTESY: BBC Worldwide Limited and American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. ((mandatory on-air credit))
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Len Goodman and Tom Bergeron
Len Goodman tells James Maslow and his partner he can be hard to please. COURTESY: BBC Worldwide Limited and American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. ((mandatory on-air credit))
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Announcer and judges
The judges give James Maslow the first round of perfect scores of the season. COURTESY: BBC Worldwide Limited and American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. ((mandatory on-air credit))
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Host Tom Bergeron announces this week's results. COURTESY: BBC Worldwide Limited and American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. ((mandatory on-air credit))
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Cody Simpson, celebrity voted off
Cody Simpson says he's a little disappointed. COURTESY: BBC Worldwide Limited and American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. ((mandatory on-air credit))
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Team Usher is up next on "The Voice." Usher will be finalizing his selections for the live rounds on tonight's show. Last night, it was Team Shakira and Team Adam's turn. Shakira's selections include Tess Boyer. She calls Boyer "an amazing find." Adam Levine used his last pick on Kat Perkins. The other three judges say she's flawless. Team Blake is already in place for the live shows beginning next week.
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Kat Perkins, performing "Open Arms"
Kat Perkins performing "Open Arms." COURTESY: NBC ((mandatory on-air credit))
<<CUT ..007 (04/15/14)>> 00:13 "much, thank you"
Usher and Kat Perkins
The other coaches have nothing but praise for Team Adam's Kat Perkins. COURTESY: NBC ((mandatory on-air credit))
<<CUT ..008 (04/15/14)>> 00:12 "huge, thank you (laughs)"
Blake Shelton, Adam Levine and Kat Perkins
Blake Shelton says Kat Perkins is too good for Team Adam. COURTESY: NBC ((mandatory on-air credit))
PEDRO PASCAL FEELS SEXY
NEW YORK (AP) -- Actor Pedro Pascal says his character on the HBO show "Game of Thrones" has a very interesting look. He says the character sort of dresses like a pimp. The character Oberyn Martell wears a low V-cut kind of robe. Pascal says Martell has a jewel and "some cool facial hair." He says when he first saw himself in costume he thought he looked great -- even sexy, and tough. Pascal says he understands that the character is a fan favorite and there are high expectations. "Game of Thrones" has already been renewed for a fourth and fifth season.
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Actor Pedro Pascal says his "Game of Thrones" character, Oberyn Martell, has a very interesting look.
<<CUT ..014 (04/15/14)>> 00:08 "I felt sexy"
Actor Pedro Pascal says playing his "Game of Thrones" character, Oberyn Martell, hasn't been bad for his self esteem.
"DRAFT DAY" -- JENNIFER GARNER
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jennifer Garner's character in "Draft Day" is modeled after the real-life cap specialist for the Cleveland Browns, who happens to be a woman. Garner says she had the privilege of shadowing Megan Rogers and pretty much stole Rogers' ways of carrying herself for the character in "Draft Day." Garner says Rogers is the type of person who never has to show that she knows everything, but brings down the hammer if necessary. Garner says women are a natural for sports management positions because they inherently know how to focus their brains on multiple things.
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Jennifer Garner, actress
Jennifer Garner says she got to shadow Megan Rogers, the cap specialist for the Cleveland Browns, for her character in "Draft Day."
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Jennifer Garner, actress
Jennifer Garner says she modeled her "Draft Day" character after Megan Rogers, the cap specialist for the Cleveland Browns.
<<CUT ..011 (04/15/14)>> 00:12 "for the team"
Jennifer Garner, actress
Jennifer Garner says she grew up in West Virginia, where high school football was a way of life.
<<CUT ..012 (04/15/14)>> 00:11 "heart and soul"
Jennifer Garner, actress
Jennifer Garner says she became the water girl for her high school football team.
JAMIE FOXX LIKES SPIDERMAN
ROME (AP) -- Jamie Foxx is proud of his new movie "The Amazing Spider-Man 2." At the movie's premiere in Rome the actor said Spiderman is a great superhero who likes to have a lot of fun. He says Spiderman's alter-ego Peter Parker is a character that kids can relate to. "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" opens in the U.S. on May 2.
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Actor Jamie Foxx says his new movie "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" will be a great one for kids to see.
CHRIS PRATT -- "GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY"
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A beautiful, action movie. That's how Chris Pratt describes his upcoming sci-fi epic, "Guardians of the Galaxy." Pratt says trailers for the movie haven't given anything away and that's good because people don't know what to expect. He says it's a beautiful movie that will have amazing action and will be "something totally different." He says there'll be corners of the galaxy "you didn't know existed in the Marvel universe."
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Actor Chris Pratt says his his upcoming sci-fi epic, "Guardians of the Galaxy," will be a beautiful action movie.
<<CUT ..017 (04/15/14)>> 00:08 "action it's beautiful"
Actor Chris Pratt says his his upcoming sci-fi epic, "Guardians of the Galaxy," will introduce people to a corner of the galaxy they didn't know existed in the Marvel universe.
KEVIN DILLON TEASES "ENTOURAGE" MOVIE
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kevin Dillon says he can't tell what any of the plotlines will be in the 2015 movie adaptation of his hit TV show "Entourage." But he says it will be better than the TV series. He says it's going to be like a whole season wrapped into one movie. Dillon say fans can look forward to good times and a lot of laughs.
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Actor Kevin Dillon says the 2015 movie adaptation of his hit TV show "Entourage" will be worth waiting for.
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