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  • Sunday Aug 12 | via KPLC-TV Lake Charles 

    Survivor of deadly MO duck boat accident wants to ba...

    One of the survivors of last month's Missouri duck boat tragedy has launched an online petition to ban the boats. Seventeen people died after storms caused a duck boat to capsize on a lake in Branson, MO, on July 19. Tia Coleman was on the boat with 10 of her family members.

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  • Wednesday Aug 8 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Debbie Kay Hasquin

    Debbie Kay Hasquin, 64, of Carlinville passed away at 7:38 pm on Aug 7, 2018 at Carlinville Area Hospital. She was born on Jan 11, 1954 in Carrollton, IL to William & Katherine Vice.She married Frank Willis Hasquin on July 27, 1973 in Cottage Hills, IL.

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  • Tuesday Aug 7 | via WKOW-TV 

    NTSB releases preliminary report on deadly duck boat...

    On Thursday, July 19, 2018, about 7:05 p.m. central daylight time, the amphibious passenger vessel Stretch Duck 7 owned and operated by Ride the Ducks Branson sank in Table Rock Lake, near Branson, Missouri. Local area forecasts for the time of the accident included thunderstorm warnings and data indicated winds of over 70 mph were encountered by a nearby vessel.

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  • Tuesday Jul 31 | via WSB-TV 

    Coleman family files second wrongful death lawsuit a...

    INDIANAPOLIS Members of the Coleman family, which lost nine of 11 vacationing relatives when a duck boat sank in a severe thunderstorm in Branson, Missouri, filed a second federal wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday against the Missouri sightseeing tour's operators . "Our family tree is broken," said Lisa Berry, a sister of Belinda Coleman.

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  • Tuesday Jul 31 | via USA Today 

    Coleman family files second wrongful death lawsuit a...

    Nine members of the Coleman family died when a duck boat sank in Branson, Missouri, on July 19. In total, 17 people were killed in the accident. Coleman family files second wrongful death lawsuit after Missouri duck boat tragedy Nine members of the Coleman family died when a duck boat sank in Branson, Missouri, on July 19. In total, 17 people were killed in the accident.

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  • Tuesday Jul 31 | via KXLY-TV Spokane 

    Missouri attorney general opens criminal investigati...

    Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has opened a criminal investigation in the duck boat accident that killed 17 people on a lake near Branson. The investigation into the July 19 capsizing and sinking of a duck boat at Table Rock Lake is being conducted under the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act, according to Mary Compton, a spokeswoman for Hawley.

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  • Tuesday Jul 31 | via The San Diego Union-Tribune 

    Family members of Missouri duck boat victims file $1...

    Relatives of two victims who drowned when their duck boat sank in Missouri earlier this month have filed a $100 million wrongful death lawsuit against the company behind the doomed trip. The lawsuit, filed Sunday by the estates of Ervin Coleman and Maxwell Ly, claims Ripley Entertainment was well aware of its vehicles' shortcomings and ignored multiple warnings leading up to the July 19 accident, which killed 17 people.

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  • Monday Jul 30 | via Las Vegas Review Journal 

    Gennifer Flowers plans new cabaret-style show in Las...

    Gennifer Flowers, shown in a promotional photo, is seeking to resume her singing career in Las Vegas this fall or next spring. Gennifer Flowers and Rich Natole are shown at Salvatore's Ristorante at Suncoast on Wednesday, July 25, 2018.

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  • Monday Jul 30 | via WAAY 

    Duck boat operator sued for $100 million; complaint ...

    A wrongful death lawsuit seeking $100 million in damages has been filed against the operator of a duck boat that sank on a lake near Branson, Missouri, killing 17 passengers. When the Ride the Ducks Branson amphibious vessel started sinking July 19, the canopy entrapped the passengers and dragged them to the bottom of the lake, lawyer Robert Mongeluzzi said Monday at a news conference.

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  • Monday Jul 30 | via USA Today 

    Stone Mountain reopens duck boat tours 10 days after...

    Before resuming rides on the land-water tour boats Sunday, Stone Mountain Park officials said they conducted a thorough assessment of their vehicles and policies. The Civil War theme park was one of the few duck-boat operators that shut down after a similar vessel sank July 19 in Branson, Missouri.

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  • Monday Jul 30 | via USA Today 

    Indianapolis family files $100M lawsuit on behalf of...

    Seventeen people died, including nine members of an Indianapolis family, on July 19, 2018, when a duck boat went down in bad weather in Branson, Missouri. Indianapolis family files $100M lawsuit on behalf of duck boat accident victims Seventeen people died, including nine members of an Indianapolis family, on July 19, 2018, when a duck boat went down in bad weather in Branson, Missouri.

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  • Saturday Jul 28 | via Daily Mail 

    Funeral held for five victims of the same family tha...

    The ceremony in Indianapolis, Indiana honored Horace Coleman, 70; his wife, Belinda Coleman, 69; Ervin Coleman, 76; Angela Coleman, 45; and her 2-year-old son, Maxwell Also killed in the July 19 disaster in Branson, Missouri, were two couples, an Illinois grandmother, a father and son from Arkansas and a retired pastor Hundreds of people gathered for a funeral service honoring five of the nine lives lost in the sinking of a duck boat on a Missouri lake on July 19. The funeral was held in Indianapolis on Saturday to remember the Indiana family Horace Coleman, 70; his wife, Belinda Coleman, 69; Ervin Coleman, 76; Angela Coleman, 45; and her 2-year-old son, Maxwell.

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  • Saturday Jul 28 | via KMIZ 

    Updated Funerals set for remaining family members th...

    Funerals have been set for five more members of an Indiana family who lost nine relatives when a tourist boat sank on a Missouri lake last week. A church spokeswoman says services will be held Saturday at Eastern Star Church in Indianapolis for 70-year-old Horace Coleman; his 69-year-old wife, Belinda Coleman; 76-year-old Ervin Coleman; 45-year-old Angela Coleman; and her 2-year-old son, Maxwell Coleman.

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  • Saturday Jul 28 | via Palladium-Item 

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    Members of the UPS family pay their respects to five members of the Coleman family, including former co-worker Horace "Butch" Coleman who died in a duck boat accident on Table Rock Lake near Branson Missouri, during funeral services at Eastern Star Church, 5805 Cooper Road, in Indianapolis Ind., on Saturday, July 28, 2018.

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  • Saturday Jul 28 | via WATE-TV Knoxville 

    Mourners praise family in duck boat tragedy at funeral

    Tied to each, a string with a tag showing a picture of Glenn, Reese, Arya and Evan Coleman and reading "Let's go play Daddy!" Mourners released the balloons after the funeral services for the Colemans. Glenn died in a duck boat accident July 19 in Branson, Missouri, along with his three kids and five other family members.

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  • Friday Jul 27 | via WBAL-AM Baltimore 

    1st funeral held for family that lost 9 in duck boat...

    Four family members who died in a duck boat accident in Missouri on July 19 were laid to rest at a ceremony in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Friday. Tia Coleman, who was with 10 family members that day, lost her husband, 40-year-old Glenn Coleman, and their three children, 1-year-old Arya, 7-year-old Evan and 9-year-old Reece.

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  • Friday Jul 27 | via WTVG-TV Toledo 

    Hundreds attend funeral for father, 3 kids killed on...

    A father and three children who were among nine members of a close-knit Indiana family killed in a tourist boat accident were remembered Friday during a nearly three-hour service attended by hundreds who showed up to support their surviving relatives. Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb, first lady Janet Holcomb and U.S. Rep. Andre Carson were among the dignitaries who attended the services at Grace Apostolic Church for 40-year-old Glenn Coleman, 9-year-old Reece, 7-year-old Evan and 1-year-old Arya.

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  • Friday Jul 27 | via WANE-TV Fort Wayne 

    4 members of Coleman family laid to rest after duck ...

    Funeral services were held Friday for four of the nine members of an Indianapolis family killed last week in a duck boat accident in Branson, Missouri. Of the 11 members of the Coleman family who were on the Ride the Ducks boat that capsized, only Tia Coleman and her nephew survived.

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  • Friday Jul 27 | via Fox 23 

    Hundreds attend funeral for father, 3 kids killed on...

    A father and three children who were among nine members of a close-knit Indiana family killed in a tourist boast accident were remembered Friday during a nearly three-hour service attended by hundreds who showed up to support their surviving relatives. Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb, first lady Janet Holcomb and U.S. Rep. Andre Carson were among the dignitaries who attended the services at Grace Apostolic Church for 40-year-old Glenn Coleman, 9-year-old Reece, 7-year-old Evan and 1-year-old Arya.

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  • Wednesday Jul 25 | via Tecumseh Countywide News 

    Beverly Jean (Haley) Cearley

    On Friday morning, July 20, 2018, Beverly Jean Cearley died at the age of 70. Mrs. Cearley was born Nov. 17, 1947, to Carl Edwin and Thelma Irene Haley. She was a graduate of Shawnee High School, class of 1966.

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