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5 Convicted In Costa Concordia Crash That Killed Minn. Couple

Five employees of an Italian cruise ship that crashed off the coast of Italy have been convicted of manslaughter. The cruiseliner sank near the shore of Tuscany in January 2012. Among the 32 who died were Barb and Jerry Heil, who lived in White Bear Lake. Under the plea deal, the five employees were sentenced to prison time, but only two will likely serve time.

07/20/2013

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6 Months Since Costa Concordia Wreck

Friday marks six months since the cruise ship Costa Concordia ran aground off the coast of an Italian island.

07/13/2012

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Minn. Couple Lost In Italy Shipwreck Memorialized

The son of a Minnesota couple who were never found after last month’s Italian cruise ship disaster says he’s glad his parents’ suffering is over and that they were together at the end.

02/18/2012

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Service Set For MN Couple Missing In Ship Disaster

A memorial Mass has been scheduled for a Minnesota couple who are missing in the Italian cruise ship disaster.

02/05/2012

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Family Of MN Couple Missing In Wreck Plans Memorial Service

The family of a Minnesota couple missing in the Italian cruise ship disaster have announced they will hold a memorial service in memory of their parents, after news that the search has been called off.

01/31/2012

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Family Of U.S. Couple Missing In Wreck Still Waiting

The children of a Minnesota couple missing in the Italian cruise ship disaster say the waiting has become “an extreme test” of their patience.

01/25/2012

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No Word For Family Of US Couple Missing In Wreck

The children of a Minnesota couple missing in the Italian cruise ship disaster are still waiting for word about their parents.

01/23/2012

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Minn. Family Meets With Cruise Ship Rescue Team

Family members of a Minnesota couple still missing after last week’s cruise ship wreck say they’ve been meeting in Italy with rescue workers.

01/21/2012

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Family Says Minn. Pair Still Missing In Italian Ship Disaster

The family of an American couple missing in last week’s Italian cruise ship wreck say the pair is still unaccounted for.

01/20/2012

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Hope, Prayers For MN Couple Missing In Shipwreck

From turning out for blood drives to pitching in at homeless shelters, the Minnesota couple missing since last week’s cruise ship disaster in Italy could always be counted on to help out, friends say.

01/19/2012

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Prayers For Minn. Couple Missing In Ship Disaster

The children of a Minnesota couple missing since last week’s cruise ship disaster in Italy said Wednesday their parents are not among those passengers whose bodies were recently recovered.

01/18/2012

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Family: No Word On Minn. Couple Missing On Cruise

The family of a Minnesota couple missing after a cruise ship capsized off the coast of Italy say they have received no word on the couple.

01/17/2012

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Family, Friends Of Twin Cities Couple Wait For Answers

The Heils are long-time members of St. Pius X Catholic Church in White Bear Lake, and their friends say they go to mass nearly every day and are very active in prayer groups.

01/16/2012

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Minnesota Couple Missing In Italian Ship Disaster

The two Americans missing in the Italian cruise ship disaster are a couple from Minnesota.

01/16/2012

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