grain elevator en Grain: A Deadly Business <p>In 2011, an explosion at a grain elevator in Atchison, Kansas, killed six people—employees and inspectors there—and rocked a community. Federal prosecutors are now considering charges in the case, but with 2010 the worst year on record, why does this keep happening?</p><p>On today's <em>Central Standard</em>, we explore the world of safety and regulation in the grain industry. Investigative reports this week from NPR News' <strong>Howard Berkes</strong>, Harvest Public Media's <strong>Jeremy Bernfeld</strong>, and the Kansas City Star's <strong>Mike McGraw</strong>, have revealed that hundreds have died in explosions and drownings in grain elevators—even as business is thriving, including here in Kansas—which is second in the nation in grain deaths.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 13:58:34 +0000 Brian Ellison, Matthew Long-Middleton & Jeremy Bernfeld 34145 at Grain: A Deadly Business Top Of The Morning News: Friday, April 13, 2012 <p>Public hearings on NBAF start in Washington, D.C.&nbsp; The city council approves a new development deal for the Antioch Shopping Center. &nbsp;These stories and more from KCUR in a daily digest of headlines.</p><p> Fri, 13 Apr 2012 13:48:13 +0000 Maria Carter 15891 at