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MISSOURI BOAT ACCIDENT

BRANSON, Mo. — 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. By Margaret Stafford. SENT: 1,283 words, photos, video.

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MISSOURI BOAT ACCIDENT-THE LATEST

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LAWSUIT LIMITS-ARKANSAS

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A proposed constitutional amendment in Arkansas could help the state recruit more doctors and attract other jobs to the state by limiting certain damages in lawsuits and allowing lawmakers to rewrite the state Supreme Court's procedural rules, according to supporters of the measure. SENT: 396 words.

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