Ameren Illinois says a snake got into a breaker, knocking out electricity to about 2,500 customers in southern Illinois.
Ameren Missouri reports several blocks of downtown St. Louis were hit by a power outage this morning when heavy rainwater swamped an underground power station at 8th and Pine.
The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved rate increases for the state’s two main electric utilities.
Impersonators pose as Ameren employees and tell customers their power will be turned off unless they make a payment using pre-paid money cards.
87-year-olds Byford & Wastina Campbell of Ina described as “wonderful people.”
Charlie Brennan – September 9 – NFL’s Ray Rice and Domestic Abuse; Richard Mark of Ameren; Thomas Harvey, Prof. John Ammann; Judge Frank Vatterott; Michael Gillani and Brad Wiley of LoanCaddie
Charlie and Debbie with Karen Kirk of Lydia’s House, and with Thomas Harvey of City Arch Defenders and SLU Law School Prof. John Ammann. Charlie talks with Ameren Illinois President and CEO Richard Mark; with Municipal Court Judge Frank Vatterott; and with Michael Gillani and Brad Wiley of Loan Caddie.
Charlie Brennan – Thursday, February 27th – Atty Robert B. Ramsey ; Mo. State Sen. Wayne Wallingford; KMOX Jeff City Correspondent Phil Brooks;Riley Adams of Ameren Illinois
Charlie and Debbie with STL Atty Robert B. Ramsey, whose client may have been misidentified in line-up during Megan Boken murder investigation; Mo. State Sen. Wayne Wallingford on bill to protect businesses that discriminate on religious grounds; Phil Brooks on transfer law legislation in Missouri; and Riley Adams of Ameren Illinois on protecting bird population around circuits and transformer areas.
The majority of those outages are in St. Clair County. Ameren reports that 5,861 customers are out of power in Fairview Heights, Caseyville, Cahokia and East St. Louis.
Customers of Ameren Illinois can expect a moderate reduction in natural gas prices this winter.
Charlie Brennan – Friday, September 6th – Syrian Opposition Fighters in Damascus, Syria, join Charlie; and Ameren’s Richard Mark on Light the Night Walk
Charlie talks with two opposition fighters in Syria, who say American force is needed in Syria; and with Ameren’s Richard Mark on the upcoming Sept. 27th Light the Night Walk.