The Beast at Kings Island. (Photo/Kings Island)

50 million rides and still going

It took 35 years to accomplish, but The Beast roller coaster at Kings Island is about to give its 50 millionth ride.

Emergency personnel tend to a soldier shot at the National Memorial near Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014. The soldier was standing guard when an unknown gunman shot him. The gunman reportedly ran towards Parliament Hill, which is currently under lockdown and surrounded by security. Prime Minister Stephen Harper was rushed away from the building to an undisclosed location, officials in his office said. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Adrian Wyld)

Photos: Shooting at Canadian Parliament

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) – Police aren’t confirming reports that a gunman has been shot and killed in the Canadian capital of Ottawa — where the…