A major expansion is underway at Disney's Magic Kingdom in central Florida. It's welcome news for local officials, workers, and tourists, alike.
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The new Fantasyland expansion doesn't open to the public until Dec. 6, but special previews have been held to offer a taste of what's to come.
The new Fantasyland nearly doubles the size of this portion of the park from 11 to 21 acres, marking the largest expansion in the Magic Kingdom's 41-year history.
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The project has created 1,500 jobs, 700 of them in construction.