Grain Operator Austin Clubb surveys corn inside the Homestead Grain Facility at Amana Farms near Cedar Rapids, Iowa. John Poole/NPR hide caption

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NPR 'Grain' Series Investigates Industry, Sparks Response

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Why Grain Storage Bin Rescues Are Risky And Complex

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Simple Strategies Can Prevent Grain Bin Tragedies

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Enforcement Of Penalties Weak In Grain Bin Deaths

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Will Piper and Annette Pacas visit the grave of Annette's son, Alex, at Oak Hill Cemetery in Mount Carroll, Ill. Piper says he hopes to raise money to replace the makeshift, plastic marker with a permanent gravestone. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Fines Slashed In Grain Bin Entrapment Deaths

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