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  1. Duck boat captain in fatal capsizing indictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | WPTV Local News

    The captain of a duck boat that capsized in July on a Missouri lake, killing 17 people, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with the wreck. Kenneth Scott McKee, 51, faces 17 counts related to "acts of misconduct, negligence or inattention to duty," one for each victim, according to the indictment, which was announced Thursday by the US Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, Tim Garrison.

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  2. Duck boat operators cite law to limit liabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | WPTV Local News

    A Ride The Ducks World War II DUKW boat is seen at Ride The Ducks on July 20, 2018 in Branson, Missouri.

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  3. Duck boat case referred to federal prosecutorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | WPTV Local News

    The accident occurred July 19 at Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri. An amphibious duck boat sank amid strong winds, killing 16 passengers and a crew member.

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  4. Survivor of duck boat sinking urges banRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | WPTV Local News

    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 an online petition calling on federal officials to ban the boats.

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  5. $100M lawsuit filed for duck boat victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | WPTV Local News

    An attorney has filed a lawsuit against Ripley Entertainment, Inc. on behalf of some members of the Indianapolis, Indiana family killed in a duck boat incident in Branson, Missouri. The Ride the Ducks Branson vehicle capsized and sank on July 19, amid strong storm winds and taking on too much water.

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  6. NTSB reviews duck boat's video recorder systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | WPTV Local News

    Video recordings from the duck boat that sank near Branson, Missouri killing 17, shows the captain making a reference to the weather radar about 30 minutes before the boat entered the water. The National Traffic and Safety Board has completed its initial review of a video recorder system recovered from the duck boat that sank on Table Rock Lake during a storm .

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  7. Branson mourners watch as crews recover boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | WPTV Local News

    The duck boat that capsized in a lake near Branson, Missouri last week was brought to the surface by crews Monday. It took the Coast Guard about three hours to recover the boat.

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  8. Duck boat company to pay for funerals, med billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | WPTV Local News

    Ride the Ducks Branson said it will pay for the funerals and medical bills of the victims of a duck boat incident in which 17 people died. The company's offer comes amid reports that inspectors tried to warn the company of design flaws on its boats.

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  9. Duck boat victims weren't wearing life jacketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | WPTV Local News

    Cards and flowers are seen on the vehicle of one of the victims of the Ride The Ducks Accident at Ride The Ducks Tours on July 20, 2018 in Branson, Missouri.

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  10. Probe into duck boat tragedy could take a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | WPTV Local News

    A child places a candle down during a evening candlelight prayer vigil at Life Christian Center Church on July 20, 2018 in Branson, Missouri.

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  11. Tragedy at Table Rock Lake: Timeline of eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | WPTV Local News

    Seventeen people were killed when a duck boat capsized and sank on Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri.

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  12. Audio: 'It's flipped over, there's 30 people'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | WPTV Local News

    The call came out shortly after 7 p.m. on Thursday night for a water emergency on Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri. "It's out on the lake.

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  13. 5 deadly incidents with Duck Boats since '99Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | WPTV Local News

    Video shows high winds and rocky waters in the moments leading up to a boat crash near Branson, Missouri that claimed at least 11 lives. BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 2: Duck boats assemble at Fenway Park before the World Series victory parade for the Boston Red Sox on November 2, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.

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  14. Owner: 'It shouldn't have been in the water'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | WPTV Local News

    The owner of a company that operates the Duck Boat that was involved in a deadly incident near Branson, Missouri says it should never have been in the water. That incident left 13 people dead after the boat capsized during high waves and heavy winds Thursday night on Table Rock Lake.

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  15. Video shows moments before fatal boat incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | WPTV Local News

    Video shows high winds and rocky waters in the moments leading up to a boat crash near Branson, Missouri that claimed at least 11 lives . Jennie Carr, a passenger on a different boat, was recording as two duck boats attempted to make it to shore on Table Rock Lake.

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  16. 11 people dead after Missouri tourist boat sinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | WPTV Local News

    At least 11 people, including children, died after a boat carrying tourists on a Missouri lake capsized and sank, the local sheriff said. Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said five people remain missing and seven others were hospitalized after a Ride the Ducks boat sank on Table Rock Lake in Branson.

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  17. Fatalities reported after Southern MO boat crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | WPTV Local News

    Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader confirmed that eight people were killed after a duck boat crashed on Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri. Rader said that seven others were transported to area hospitals.

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  18. MLB star Cole Hamels donates mansion to charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | WPTV Local News

    Texas Rangers pitcher Cole Hamels and his wife Heidi are hoping to make children's dreams come true with their massive donation. The couple donated a $9.4 million, 32,000-square-foot mansion to Camp Barnabas , a Missouri-based nonprofit that provides camps for children with special needs and chronic illnesses.

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  19. 7 best places to see Christmas lights in the USARead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | WPTV Local News

    Christmas in the USA is a combination of traditions from around the world. Evergreen trees inside homes were popularized in Germany during the 16th century.

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