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Woman died after riding Disney’s Space Mountain

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Records show that a woman died after riding Walt Disney World’s Space Mountain this past summer The Orlando Sentinel reports that 55-year-old Pamela Lynn Haynes of Kingsport, Tennessee, lost consciousness after getting off the ride in July. A report recently filed with the state of Florida says the woman was taken to a nearby hospital, where she died. The Orange-Osceola Medical Examiner’s Office reports that Haynes died of cardiopulmonary arrest and septic shock. A doctor said she had a history of…

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Visit Florida to go mobile

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Visitors to Florida will soon be able to find tourism hotspots on their iPhones and Blackberries. Visit Florida, the state’s public-private tourism marketing corporation, is developing a mobile Web site so that visitors can research the best beaches as they stroll through historic St. Augustine or compare hotel rates while waiting to board Space Mountain at Walt Disney World. The site, which Visit Florida hopes to have ready by September, is another evolution in Visit Florida’s attempt to harness emerging technology…

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