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1 hr ago | KSAT-TV San Antonio

Mother's grief: 'My daughter's in the water'

Through the unrelenting rain, with the biting winds whipping against her tear-stained face, Christine Kim stands on the cold, gray harbor.

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5 hrs ago | KRYS-FM Corpus Christi

Report: Just One Lifeboat Deployed as Ferry Sank

The doomed South Korean ferry had 46 lifeboats, but according to a report from CNN's South Korean affiliate YTN, just one was deployed as the ferry sank yesterday.

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5 hrs ago | 4029TV.com

287 still missing after S. Korean ferry sinks

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News,

9 hrs ago | WISN-TV

Ferry air pockets offer hope for survivors

As almost 300 ferry passengers -- many of whom are high school students -- remain missing amid a massive rescue operation in the Yellow Sea off Korea's southwest coast, the wait on land remains agonizing.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., US Military, US Navy

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Salinas Californian

Families cling to hope, texts amid ferry disaster

Families of missing passengers showed anger and anguish Thursday as they protested the South Korean government's handling of the Sewol ferry sinking as an increasingly anxious search continued for 287 passengers still missing a day after the ferry capsized off the southern coast of South Korea carrying 475 people.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel,

Radio Borders

Ferry Disaster: Hopes Of Finding Survivors Fade

Nine people have already been confirmed dead and the death toll is expected to increase sharply in what could be the country's worst maritime accident in two decades.

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Korea Herald

Search continues as death toll from ferry disaster rises to 7

The search and rescue efforts for the passengers of the sunken ferry Sewol resumed early Thursday with 289 people still unaccounted for.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Newsday

Marine drowned in 'freak accident'

A Royal Marine drowned during a training exercise in a "freak accident" when his boat was hit by a large wave and capsized, an inquest has heard.

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Related Topix: Devon County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Daily World

10 worst ferry disasters worldwide

Storms and overcrowding are often blamed for ferry disasters. Following are 10 ferry disasters that had some of the highest numbers of casualties worldwide: 1987: Dona Paz ferry collided Dec. 20 in Philippines with oil tanker Vector; resulting fire and sinking killed 4,341 in the world's worst peacetime maritime disaster.

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Related Topix: Africa, Tanzania, World News

WPBF

Survivors tell of panic on board ferry

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CNN

Theories on how a South Korean passenger ferry suddenly sank

Rescue crews attempt to save passengers from the Sewol, a South Korean ferry ship, as it sinks in the Yellow Sea on Wednesday, April 16. Of the 459 people on board, 325 were students from a Seoul high school on their way to a resort island called Jeju.

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WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Rescuers search for Korea shipwreck survivors

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Chicago Tribune

Doctor, two children killed in I-65 crash

An Indiana doctor and two of his children were killed and another child was injured when their SUV collided with a semi that had slowed down because of another accident on Interstate 65 near Roselawn, Indiana state police said.

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Related Topix: Roselawn, IN, Rensselaer, IN

Tue Apr 15, 2014

TheCourier.com

2 dead after ferry sinks off South Korean coastSouth Korean rescue...

South Korean rescue helicopters fly over a South Korean passenger ship, trying to rescue passengers from the ship in water off the southern coast in South Korea, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, North Korea, Education Etc.,

KFVS12

1 dead, after ferry sinks off South Korean coast

Dozens of military boats and helicopters scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast, officials said.

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CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Rescue operation underway after South Korean passenger ship sinks

A South Korean ship, with around 350 passengers on board, was sinking off the country's southwestern coast Tuesday night, CNN affiliate YTN has reported.

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Related Topix: Asia, South Korea, World News,

The Washington Post

A high-seas adventure with a baby that didna t end in disaster

Cutter Hodierne, 2, in the arms of a boy from the island of Pulap in Micronesia.

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Related Topix: US National Guard, Family, Kids, Sports

Daily World

Out-of-water survival craft at issue in House bill

Marine safety experts are angry about a House vote this month to change a provision of a law Congress adopted in 2010 to make travel on the water safer.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Duncan Hunter, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative John Garamendi, Democrat, Elijah Cummings

ABC7 Chicago

3 dead in I-65 crash approaching 2nd accident

Three people died Monday night in an accident that occurred as cleanup was under way for another crash near Jasper County in northwest Indiana.

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Related Topix: Roselawn, IN

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Recovery to begin for sunken barge in Miss. River

Salvage operations for a barge that overturned and sank last week in the Mississippi River in northeast Arkansas are expected to begin.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Kinder Morgan Management, Financial Services, Energy, Oil & Gas, Kinder Morgan

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