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  1. Survivor of duck boat sinking urges ban on such craftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | KCRG

    An Indiana woman whose husband and three children died when a duck boat sank last month in Missouri said Tuesday she hopes to save lives by backing an effort to ban the amphibious tourist boats. Tia Coleman, speaking through tears during a news conference in her Indianapolis home, urged people to sign sign an online petition calling on federal officials to ban the boats.


  2. Indiana family files 2nd lawsuit in boat sinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | KCRG

    Members of an Indiana family who lost nine relatives when a tourist boat sank in Missouri filed a second lawsuit Tuesday, alleging the duck boat's owners and operators ignored design problems and warnings, and put profits over people's safety. 'Ride the Ducks' is a national duck tour operator and eponymous tourist attraction in the U.S., Photo Date: 5/3/2009 / Cropped Photo: Richard Masoner / CC BY-SA 2.0 / The federal lawsuit was filed in Missouri ahead of a news conference the Coleman family planned in Indianapolis to discuss their lives since the tragedy broke "our family tree."


  3. Funerals set for last 5 of 9 relatives killed in sinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | KCRG

    An Indiana family that lost nine relatives when a tourist boat sank on a Missouri lake is preparing to say goodbye to the last five of those loved ones. Saturday's services at Eastern Star Church in Indianapolis will honor 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.


  4. Missouri Boat Accident: Branson mourns for 17 killed in sinking of packed duck boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | KCRG

    Several passengers die after the duck boat they were on capsizes, sinks at Table Rock Lake in Branson, Mo, Photo Date: 7/19/18 / Photo: Jennie Phillips-Hudson Carr / MGN A spokeswoman for Missouri Gov. Mike Parson says nine of the 17 people who died in a duck boat accident are from the same family. Parson spokeswoman Kelli Jones says Friday that another two members of the same family survived when the boat capsized on Table Rock Lake near the tourist town of Branson.


  5. Missouri man helps bring Museum of the Bible to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | KCRG

    "I want the electronics, I want the engagement, I want to be a part of this and that's what we built this museum around," Cary Summers, President of the Museum of the Bible said. Summers led the opening talk with reporters and special guests getting a preview of the museum that's opening this Saturday, November 18. Summers has some experience running tourist attractions.


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