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Construction continues for Kings Island's newest ride

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MASON, OH (FOX19) - Construction continues on Kings Island's newest ride, the WindSeeker.

On Friday, Workmen guided the first piece of the tower into place. In total, the WindSeeker will stand 301 feet tall.

Riders will slowly ascend the tower in two-person swings that will allow their feet to dangle. At the top, the riders will spin around speeds of 30 miles per hour while at a 45 degree angle.

Kings Island opens for the 2011 season on April 30. The park will open daily May 13.

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