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A screengrab from a video shot by Jenny Carr on July 19th, showing a duck boat fighting whitecaps in Table Rock Lake
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KMBZ News Staff
August 01, 2018 - 2:56 pm
A certificate of inspection for the duck boat that sank last month in Table Rock Lake in Branson, killing 17 people, shows that it was on the lake at a time when the wind speed far exceeded allowable limits. The Coast Guard has convened a formal Marine Board of Investigation into the accident...
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A duck boat sits on a parking lot
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AP News Staff
July 30, 2018 - 10:15 am
The owners and operators of a tourist boat that sank this month in Missouri, killing 17 people, put profits over people's safety when they decided to put the Ride the Ducks boat on a lake despite design problems and warnings of severe weather, a lawsuit alleges. The lawsuit filed Sunday in U.S...
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A screengrab from a video shot by Jenny Carr on July 19th, showing a duck boat fighting whitecaps in Table Rock Lake
Facebook/Jenny Carr
AP News Staff
July 27, 2018 - 4:44 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Video and audio recordings from a fatal tourist boat accident in Missouri show that the lake went from calm to deadly dangerous in a matter of minutes. The National Transportation Safety Board on Friday released information gathered from the video recorder camera system salvaged by...
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KMBZ News Staff
July 13, 2018 - 2:19 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A St. Louis jury has awarded nearly $4.7 billion in damages to 22 women and their families after they claimed asbestos in Johnson & Johnson talcum powder caused their ovarian cancer. Jurors on Thursday awarded the women $4.14 billion in punitive damages and $550 million in...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 31, 2018 - 12:47 pm
Jefferson City (AP) - Missouri Lt. Gov. Mike Parson is holding a prayer service and then a swearing-in ceremony to assume the governorship. Parson will take over after current Gov. Eric Greitens resigns Friday amid allegations of sexual misconduct and campaign finance violations. Both Greitens and...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
April 20, 2018 - 6:08 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has been charged with a felony related to his use of a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign. The charge filed Friday in St. Louis is in addition to the invasion-of-privacy charge he faces for allegedly taking and transmitting a...
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Travis Walker
February 23, 2018 - 4:08 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Not long after spending 136 days aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Jack Fischer captivated hundreds of Kansas City students at Burns & McDonnell by sharing that they all have something in common: a passion for science, technology, engineering and math, or...
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Travis Walker
February 22, 2018 - 3:56 pm
Thursday marked the one year anniversary of the tragic shooting at Austin’s Bar and Grill in Olathe Kansas that took the life of Srinivas Kuchibhotla. On behalf of his wife Sunayana Dumala, she has organized a Peace Walk in his memory to take place on Friday, March 9 at 5:30 p.m. The walk will...
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Travis Walker
January 15, 2018 - 3:52 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Goveror Eric Greitens will not be traveling the state this week to promote his tax cut proposals. His spokesman said that the governor will still unveil the policy goals this week, but that he's delaying a promotional tour. The change comes just days after Greitens acknowledged...
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Michael Porter, Jr.
November 21, 2017 - 5:28 pm
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing lower back surgery. The 6-foot-10 Porter, the top prep prospect in the country last season, played in only two minutes of the season-opening win over Iowa State before missing the last...
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