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New Rides Coming to Wild River Country in 2015

New Rides Coming to Wild River Country in 2015
Three new rides —¬†AquaLoop Slide, Speed Slide and Free Fall Plus Slide — totaling $1.2 million are headed to Wild River Country in North Little Rock. The water park says the new rides should be in place in time for the 2015 season opening, May 16.

Wild River Country in Little Rock has some new rides to usher in the 2015 season and celebrate 30 years of business.
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Oaklawn Waves General Admission for 2015 Season

Oaklawn Racing & Gaming of Hot Springs has announced it is waving its $2 general admission fee for the 2015 thoroughbred racing season.
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Photos: Inside the Ongoing Renovation of Robinson Center

If the massive crane didn't give it away, one trip inside the historic Robinson Center Music Hall leaves no doubt: There's a renovation happening.
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