Over 2.1 Million Still Without Power From Illinois To Virginia

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(Reuters) - More than 2.1 million people from Illinois to Virginia remained without power Monday morning after violent storms struck over the weekend, and a heat wave continued to blanket much of the region.

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    The nephew of a small-town Illinois mayor shot and killed five people, including two boys, before leading police on a chase that ended in an exchange of gunfire that left him dead, authorities said Wednesday.... More
  • 5 people shot to death in small Illinois town
    Five people are dead and one injured as a result of a shooting in the tiny southern Illinois town of Manchester, the mayor confirmed in a television interview on Wednesday."We got five confirmed fatalities, one wounded and in the hospital, and the shooter's been apprehended," Mayor Ronald Drake said in an interview on the St. More
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    An earthquake centered in Afghanistan's east killed at least four people and injured almost 70, after wet weather weakened the country's traditional mud-brick homes, officials said on Wednesday. More
  • Tornado sirens giving way to new warning technologyTornado sirens giving way to new warning technology
    On April 10, 2011, tornadoes ripped across Wisconsin, tearing roofs off houses, toppling trees and snapping power lines. In many places, the high winds were greeted with silence as some Cold War-era warning sirens failed because of lost power and other issues — just when they were needed the most. More
  • Death toll in China quake hits 113Death toll in China quake hits 113
    A strong earthquake struck China’s mountainous Sichuan province Saturday morning, leaving at least 113 people dead and more than 3,000 injured. Chinese authorities assessed the magnitude of the quake at 7.0, while the U.S. Geological Survey reported 6.6. More
  • Hossa hits milestone - ESPN.com
    Hossa reaches milestones in Ottawa as Blackhawks beat Senators 5-4 ... - NHL.com
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  • Shields and Brooks on the midterm mood - PBS
    ... is translating into good news for the party in power. ... I mean, 10 million more people have health care than had ... Illinois even is kind ...
    10/31/2014 - 9:21 am | View Link
  • Democrats dig deep to keep governor’s office - Chicago Daily Herald
    Governors, raining taxpayer $ on Illinois - Chicago Tribune
    10/31/2014 - 8:59 am | View Link
  • East Is East and West Is West: Thoughts from a Puzzled Mind - Palestine Chronicle
    ... authority, officials and rules have the power to ... As an undergraduate student in Illinois, I ... political machine is greased by 80 ...
    10/31/2014 - 8:22 am | View Link
  • Chicago Snow Photos: Weather Forecast on Halloween; ComEd Power ... - Epoch Times
    Halloween weather forecast: Cold, snow in Midwest - USA Today
    10/31/2014 - 5:38 am | View Link
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  • Illinois Democrats dig deep to keep governor’s office
    CHICAGO — At first blush, Illinois would seem to be a lock for an incumbent Democratic governor: The population leans left. Democrats control most of state government, and this year's race is likely to turn on the Chicago area, one of the few places President Barack Obama can still bring large crowds to their feet.But Gov. Pat Quinn is battling to survive against Bruce Rauner, a wealthy ...
    10/31/2014 - 10:00 pm | View Link
  • Illinois Dems dig deep to keep governor's office
    CHICAGO (AP) — At first blush, Illinois would seem to be a lock for an incumbent Democratic governor: The population leans left. Democrats control most of state government, and this year's race is likely to turn on the Chicago area, one of the few places President Barack Obama can still bring large crowds to their feet.
    10/31/2014 - 8:33 pm | View Link
  • For Rauner and GOP, magic number in Illinois House is 1
    There are 118 Illinois House seats on the ballot Tuesday, but for Republicans, the magic number is one.
    10/31/2014 - 6:57 am | View Link
  • Rauner, Quinn shatter Illinois fundraising record, funding barrage of attack ads
    Republican Bruce Rauner and Democrat Pat Quinn are on pace to spend more than $100 million on the Illinois governor's race, doubling the state's previous record in a closely watched contest featuring heavy investment by business and labor.
    10/30/2014 - 6:28 am | View Link
  • Illinois' Beckman battling for job
    COLUMBUS — For former University of Toledo football coach Tim Beckman, money had bought only misery.
    10/30/2014 - 12:13 am | View Link
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  • $580 MILLION EXELON RATE HIKE?? That’s the price tag for their nuke bailout…EVERY YEAR!
    “Exelon Corp. is urging state utility regulators to press for changes in power markets that would boost revenue at the company’s Illinois nuclear power fleet by about $580 million.” [Crain’s Chicago Business, September 24, 2014] Exelon wants a $580 ...
    10/30/2014 - 1:01 pm | View Link
  • Illinois Governor Race: Quinn-Rauner Spending Could Surpass $100 Million
    The dollars have gone into a relentless media blitz of negative ads as Democrats deployed extra resources (and star power) to help Quinn curb an ambitious attack from Rauner and a national GOP angling to exploit Quinn's unpopularity—and replace him with ...
    10/30/2014 - 5:34 am | View Link
  • 32 million at risk: Tornado, storm warnings in effect
    A severe weather outbreak is underway over the South, having already caused hundreds of reports of severe weather from Texas to Illinois to Alabama ... residents awoke to tornado warning sirens, power was knocked out for thousands of customers and the ...
    10/29/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Murray adds 100 million tons to Illinois' coal holdings
    Murray, a privately held company with a dozen mines in Illinois and five other states ... block the Environmental Protection Agency's new proposed carbon emissions for power plants, which seek to reduce global warming by forcing a 30 percent cut in ...
    10/29/2014 - 8:15 am | View Link
  • CWLP Faces Multi-Million Dollar Shortfall
    SPRINGFIELD - Despite cutting about 140 jobs, City Water Light and Power still faces a multi-million dollar shortfall and its leaders are still looking to your wallet to help. Today, Eric Hobbie, the Chief Utility Engineer for CWLP, spoke about "the future ...
    10/27/2014 - 4:23 am | View Link
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  • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Illinois wins $1.5 million NSF 'Data Infrastructure Building Blocks' grant to accelerate materials-to-device processes It can take 20 years between the creation of a ...
    10/31/2014 - 3:51 pm | View Website
  • Chicago Local News, Weather, Traffic, US & World and ...
    Get the latest Chicago local news and US & World news. See recent updates on politics, sports, health, tech, and weird news on NBC Chicago.
    10/31/2014 - 5:49 am | View Website
  • Local Politics
    An inside look at local politics practiced from Chicago's City Hall to the Statehouse in Springfield, from Chicago Tribune reporters
    10/31/2014 - 12:27 am | View Website
  • ABB Group
    ABB is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB ...
    10/31/2014 - 12:20 am | View Website
  • WQAD.com
    Quad Cities ABC television station affiliate with live, local, and latebreaking news.
    10/30/2014 - 10:33 pm | View Website
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