Power Problems Continue in St. Louis
That's the word Monday from Ameren Corporation Vice President Richard Mark, who says the entire region should be back up and running by Wednesday. That would be one week after the first of two massive storms knocked out power to nearly 600,000 customers. With the high temperature expected to climb back into the low 90s, there is renewed concern that the lack of air conditioning for homes left dark by the storm could create health concerns. Some residents are expressing frustration with Ameren Corporation, but the company says it is working as fast as it can. Hundreds of utility workers from other companies have been brought in to help get the electricity back on.
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