| Jun 6, 2012
| 3:52 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Approval of a new federal project boundary at the Lake of the Ozarks means about 1,500 homes and other structures are now safe from being torn down. Ameren Missouri is pleased, but lakefront residents say the problem is far from...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 10:02 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today threw his support behind a plan to ask voters if the city should try to negotiate cheaper electric rates for residents and small retailers.
The question seems likely to appear on the November ballot.
Two of the City Council&...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 7:06 PM
Voters in a large majority of Chicago-area communities who were presented with the ballot question Tuesday have backed initiatives that will allow their local leaders to negotiate electricity deals from suppliers other than ComEd.
| Jul 4, 2010
| 6:07 PM
Ray Hott bought a strip of land in DeKalb so he'd have a place to store his collection of cars. He converted an old union hall on the property into a part-garage, part-apartment, and planted a garden that sprouted huge tomatoes.
That was four years ago....