attendance

79,444 people attended the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament semi-finals at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Final Four Sets NCAA Attendance Record

The national semifinals drew 79,444 AT&T Stadium, beating the previous record of 78,129 when Kentucky beat Michigan State in a regular-season game at Ford Field in Detroit on Dec. 13, 2003.

04/05/2014

state fair attendance

2013 California State Fair Attendance Up Despite Being One Day Shorter

The fair, which ended Sunday, attracted 697,000 people this year, which is an increase of 4,000 visitors, despite being a day shorter. Daily attendance was up 6.5 percent with an average of 41,000 people per day.

07/29/2013

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Students And Educators Happy About New School Attendance Push

Educators across the nation are using wake-up calls recorded by celebrities, weekend make-up classes and other creative strategies to convince students and parents that regular attendance matters — and not just for grades and achievement.

09/03/2012

The new SkyScreamer debuts at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo this spring. (credit: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom)

Thrill Is Back, So Are Crowds At Amusement Parks

Amusement parks thrown for a loop by the slumping economy over the last few years are starting to rebound, drawing bigger crowds over the past year and spending more money on new attractions and shows this season.

04/01/2011