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Growth in Grain Storage Prompts Safety Reminder to Farmers

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — On-farm grain storage is on the rise with additional bins being built on farms and on commercial sites, creating a greater risk of fatal mishaps for individuals working in and around them. The checkoff organizations of …

A Month After Tornado, Some Families Remain in Limbo

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — It’s been over a month since a tornado tore through southeastern Brunswick County. In Ocean Ridge Plantation, the neighborhood that bore the brunt of the storm damage, some homeowners remain in limbo. Carol Phillips and her …

Southwest Prepares 737 MAX Jets’ Return From Desert, Says Some Customers Wary

CHICAGO, Nov 19 — Southwest Airlines has sent a team of mechanics to Victorville, California, to start the long process of bringing its 34 Boeing 737 MAX jets out of their desert hibernation, after the planes’ permission to fly was …

Lebanon Officials Ignored Warnings on Chemical Tied to Blast

The volatile chemical suspected of causing the deadly explosion that flattened Lebanon’s main port had been lying in storage there for six years despite warnings from customs officials about its hazards, documents show. The ammonium nitrate — equivalent to 1,800 …

FAA Warns 737s Sitting in Storage Are Corroding During the Pandemic

Boeing Co. 737 planes in storage because of the coronavirus pandemic are at risk of losing power in both engines when they fly again and must be inspected, aviation regulators said. The emergency order applies to older “Next Generation” and …

Overflowing Oil Tanks Have Traders Eyeing Rail Cars for Storage

Oil companies are turning to rail cars to stash the crude they can’t sell, as the world runs out of places to store a growing glut of cheap barrels. North American producers, refiners and traders are now looking to store …

Court Finds Collapsed Cave Not a Covered ‘Building’ Under Policy

Interstate Underground Warehouse & Storage operates more than 3 million square feet of storage space inside a cave that was once a limestone mine just outside of Kansas City, Mo. The company’s website touts the constant 60-degree temperature inside its …

The Struggle to Sell a $225,000 Pile of Junk at Art Basel Miami

The artist Portia Munson is known for her very bright, very chaotic, more-is-more artworks filled with “ephemera,” which is often a polite way of saying “junk.” Her 1996 piece The Garden, a meditation on feminism and climate change, comprises more …

$1 Million in Damage Done in Arkansas Storage Fire

North Little Rock fire officials say a weekend fire at a storage unit facility has caused $1 million in damage to recreational vehicles and a boat and $35,000 to the building. Firefighters responded to the blaze on Northshore Drive about …

Hawaii Blames Working Conditions for Fireworks Storage Blast

Hawaii labor officials are blaming what they termed “unsafe working conditions” for an explosion that killed five men at a fireworks storage bunker earlier this year. The Department of Labor and Industrial Relations said in a report released Friday that …