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Court to Review Amusement Ride Safety Rules

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Court to Review Amusement Ride Safety Rules

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Court to Review Amusement Ride Safety Rules

Court to Review Amusement Ride Safety Rules

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The California Supreme Court agrees to hear a case on whether rides at amusement parks should be held to the same regulatory safety standards as planes and trains. The case draws on a wrongful death lawsuit that claims high-speed roller coasters can cause blood vessel abnormalities to rupture. Scientists say rides are relatively safe. Hear NPR's John McChesney.