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Officials Release Names Of Those Killed In Boat Accident

Officials Release Names Of Those Killed In Boat Accident

By MARGARET STAFFORD , Associated Press BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — More than half of the 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on a Branson lake were members of the same Indiana family, and they likely would not have been on the ill-fated trip but for a ticket mix-up. Tracy Beck, of Kansas City,…

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Duck Boats Linked To More Than 40 Deaths Since 1999

Duck Boats Linked To More Than 40 Deaths Since 1999

By DENISE LAVOIE , By The Associated Press Duck boats like the one that sank in Branson, Missouri, killing 17 people, have a long history of safety problems and have been linked to the deaths of more than 40 people since 1999. The deadly sinking in Missouri brought back painful memories of a similar accident…

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NATIONAL NEWS

National GOP Reluctant To Weigh In On Trump’s Russia Swirl

National GOP Reluctant To Weigh In On Trump’s Russia Swirl

By STEVE PEOPLES Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — There was no sign of shock or outrage in the hotel hallways and conference rooms where Republican officials gathered to discuss party business even as politicians on both sides and foreign policy experts fretted about President Donald Trump’s cozy relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The…

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Crews Assess Damage After Iowa Tornadoes

Crews Assess Damage After Iowa Tornadoes

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Crews are assessing damage after a surprise swarm of tornadoes swept through central Iowa and damaged numerous buildings. Some buildings at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown sustained roof damage when a tornado hit the city northeast of Des Moines on Thursday. Commandant Timon Oujiri (TIH’-muhn OH’-jury) says the facility…

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SPORTS NEWS

Cards’ Carpenter hits 3 HRs, 2 doubles in 6 innings, exits

Cards’ Carpenter hits 3 HRs, 2 doubles in 6 innings, exits

CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Carpenter hit three home runs and two doubles in just six innings for the St. Louis Cardinals, then was pulled from the game against the Chicago Cubs. Carpenter went 5 for 5 and drove in seven runs at Wrigley Field on Friday before exiting with the Cardinals leading 15-1. The St.…

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Rodon tosses gem, White Sox blank Cardinals 4-0

Rodon tosses gem, White Sox blank Cardinals 4-0

CHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Rodon pitched three-hit, shutout ball into the eighth inning to outduel Luke Weaver and lead the Chicago White Sox to a 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday. Tim Anderson tripled and had two RBIs. Charlie Tilson singled in a run off reliever Mike Mayers in Chicago’s two-run seventh…

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