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Fair Value Measurements - Schedule of Instruments Not Carried at Fair Value (Details)

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Fair Value Measurements - Schedule of Instruments Not Carried at Fair Value (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
Sep. 30, 2015
Dec. 31, 2014
Long term debt, including current portion:    
Carrying value $ 1,759,810 $ 1,649,708
Fair value (a) [1] $ 1,701,190 $ 1,605,255
[1] T he fair value is based on market quotations from third party financial institutions and is classified as Level 2 in the hierarchy.