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Dolly Parton plans Nashville theme park
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NASHVILLE (AP) — Dolly Parton plans a water-snow park in Nashville, described as the first of its kind in the country, to join her other tourist attractions in East Tennessee.The new $50 million venture, announced Thursday on Parton’s 66th birthday, is a 114-acre park projected to open as early as summer 2014. It is not yet named.It will join her Dollywood theme park and a water park in Pigeon Forge, about 190 miles away in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains in East Tennessee.“I’m not a bit afraid of competing with myself,” she said. “They are far enough apart.