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Duck Boat Tragedy: One Family's Survival 'Defies Probability'

There's apparently no real reason why the 9 of them made it

(Newser) - The 17 people who died Thursday night when the duck boat they were riding sank on Table Rock Lake in Branson, Mo., have been identified . The Kansas City Star now identifies nine of the people who survived and something incredible about them: They're all from the same family, and... More »

Woman Who Lost 9 Family Members on Duck Boat Speaks

Tia Coleman says captain said life jackets weren't necessary

(Newser) - Among the 31 people aboard the duck boat that capsized on Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri, Thursday night, were 11 members of an Indiana family , only two of whom survived. One of those survivors, Tia Coleman, spoke with Fox59 by phone Friday; she says the other survivor was her... More »

9 Members of One Family Among Dead on Duck Boat

Missouri disaster killed 17 in total

(Newser) - More grim news out of Missouri with reports that nine of the 17 people killed when a duck boat capsized came from a single family. No further details about them were immediately available. Per USA Today , two other members of that family survived the ordeal aboard the amphibious vessel as... 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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