Hays http://kmuw.org en Cleanup Continues After Train Derailment In Hays http://kmuw.org/post/cleanup-continues-after-train-derailment-hays <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Union Pacific freight train derailed at the Hays rail yard on July 16. Three of the derailed cars contained beer, six had wood products, and one contained poultry meal.</span><br><br>Union Pacific says the contractor responsible for removing the chicken meal has finished transferring the stockpile to the Barton County landfill.<br><br>The contractor is removing soil with meal and diesel fuel, and that work is expected to be finished by Friday.<br><br>The railroad also says work to remove the damaged rail cars should be finished Thursday.<br> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 12:12:50 +0000 Associated Press 22127 at http://kmuw.org 460 Patients at Hays Medical Center Potentially Exposed to Hepatitis C http://kmuw.org/post/460-patients-hays-medical-center-potentially-exposed-hepatitis-c <p>Hays Medical Center and state health officials are trying to reach 460 people who may have been exposed to Hepatitis C two years ago.</p> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 12:01:36 +0000 Bryan Thompson 2791 at http://kmuw.org