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Expert Stresses Solar Panel Safety After Webster Blaze

Wire malfunction is likely the cause for a solar panel fire earlier this month at the Webster Groves High School.


President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Duke It Out Over Energy And Health Care

The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.


President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?


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Opinion: Gas Prices Are The Government and Obama’s Fault

Americans continually hear that the president of the United States can do nothing about gas prices. John Hofmeister says that isn’t true. The doubled gas prices could have been avoided but no one in a political position who can do anything about the prices wants to do anything.


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More Illinois Residents Avoiding Ameren, Com Ed

In March of 2011, the Illinois Commerce Commission recorded 2,034 residential accounts that switched from Com Ed or Ameren.



Illinois Once Again Helping To Pay Cooling Bills

$10 million in aid approved should help up to 60K pay their AC bills.



Study: Sports Drinks Good For Energy Boost, Bad For Young Teeth

Local dentist: Despite the go-go, energy drinks for kids are a no-no.


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White House Environmental Chief Tours Bayless High School

Nancy Sutley learning how Bayless HS became Energy Star certified.


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Survey: Few Aware Of Energy Efficiency Incentives

October is National Energy Awareness Month.


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Illinois to Study Offshore Wind Energy

Bill signed Sunday by Gov. Quinn allows counties to start wind farm districts.




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