Train Safety/Kathryn Byer

Train Safety: Last month, a freight train crashed in Graniteville, South Carolina, dumping its cargo of chlorine. The spill killed nine people in the rural area. What would happen if that same train derailed in Charlotte or Raleigh? Host Gail Harris looks at the safety of trains with Bruce Henderson, a reporter with the Raleigh Observer; and Ken Taylor, director of the North Carolina office of Emergency Management. (40:00)

Poet Laureate: Last week, Kathryn Byer was appointed poet laureate of North Carolina. Host Gail Harris speaks with Kathryn about the job and her own poetry. (17:30)

Train Safety
Kathryn Byer

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