Carowinds' Fury 325 opening creates a buzz from coast to coast (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

March 26, 2015 3:26 PM

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The buzz surrounding the opening of Carowinds' latest attraction — billed as the world's tallest and fastest "giga coaster" — has reached far beyond the Charlotte region, with news outlets from coast to coast reporting on Wednesday's ribbon-cutting.

"Billed as the world’s tallest and fastest giga coaster (a high-speed inversion-less coaster exceeding 300 feet), Fury will surpass the 318-foot-tall Steel Dragon 2000 and tie the Japanese ride for top speed at 95 mph," the California newspaper reports. "Ranking near the top of the record books in s...

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