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9 Members of One Family Among Dead on Duck Boat

The Branson, Missouri disaster killed 17 in total

(Newser) - More grim news out of Missouri after reports confirm that nine of the 17 people killed when a duck boat capsized came from a single family. Per USA Today , two other members of that family survived the ordeal aboard the amphibious vessel as a powerful storm blew across Branson's... More »

Death Tolls Hits 13 in Missouri Duck Boat Disaster

4 still missing in Table Rock Lake

(Newser) - Severe weather is being blamed for what could be America's deadliest "duck boat" disaster. Authorities in Branson, Missouri, have confirmed that at least 13 people, including children, died Thursday night when an amphibious boat carrying tourists capsized and sank in Table Rock Lake. Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt.... More »

Southwest Plane Lands at Wrong Airport

The flight bound for Branson, Mo., touched down 7 miles away

(Newser) - "The landing was uneventful, and all customers and crew are safe," says a Southwest Airlines rep of Flight 4013. So why is it making headlines? Because the flight, with 124 passengers and another five crew, was supposed to travel from Chicago's Midway to Branson Airport in southwest... More »

150 Animals to Star in Massive 'Ark' Musical

Where? Where but Branson, Missouri?

(Newser) - Hold on to your camels, folks: A full-blown Biblical gala is opening tonight in Branson, Mo., in the form of Noah—the Musical. The show will feature more than 40 actors and 150 animals, half live, half animatronic, the Economist reports. More »

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