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File photo of storm damage. (Credit: JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Residents Of Southern Missouri Cleaning Up After Violent Storm

Residents are cleaning up in parts of southern Missouri after violent weather swept across the region, cutting power in scattered communities and causing minor damage.

06/11/2012

Photo: KMOX

Missouri Appeals Court Upholds 2009 Utility Rate Case

The Missouri Public Service Commission approved a more than $160 million electric rate increase for Ameren customers in 2009.

11/08/2011

Illinois Capitol (KMOX/File)

Illinois House Approves Changes To Electricity Measure

The House voted 91-24 Wednesday.

10/26/2011

Com Ed Trucks

Watchdog Groups Warn Lawmakers of Downfall in Smart Grid Override

The bill in question provides for an upgrade of the electricity delivery system, but consumer groups say it also makes it much easier for Ameren and Com Ed to raise rates.

10/24/2011

Heat

Record Heat Leads to Record Energy Usage

Consumers are running AC day and night.

07/22/2011

(KMOX/Megan Lynch)

Utilities Feeling Strain of Relentless Heat Wave

At least one area electric provider asking customers to cut back on energy usage.

07/22/2011

Heat

Residents Urged to Conserve Electricity

Monroe County Electric Co-Op was experiencing a generation shortfall

07/21/2011

ameren workers

Curious Snake Caused Big Electrical Outage

Nearly 24,000 homes in West County lost electricity Thursday morning.

07/07/2011

Special Report – Coal Ash: Harmless or Hazard?

When you flip on the light switch or use a hairdryer every morning, you’re contributing to a growing problem.

09/07/2010

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