About twenty Illinois residents have made the list of big campaign fundraisers for President Obama's re-election effort.The Obama campaign late last week released a list of about 250 people they're calling "volunteer fundraisers."
Nearly 80,000 people were still in the dark Thursday afternoon following strong thunderstorms earlier this week, with the vast majority of outages in the northern suburbs.According to Commonwealth Edison, Waukegan, Gurnee and Crystal Lake are still experiencing substantial outages.
About 330,000 Commonwealth Edison customers are still without power Tuesday afternoon, after the most damaging storm system in more than a decade roared through northern Illinois Monday, leaving downed trees and debris in its wake.The storm early yesterday downed trees, ripped off roofs and left at
According to Commonwealth Edison, 60,000 Chicago-area customers will be without power until at least Friday evening.ComEd spokeswoman Tabrina Davis estimates 90 percent of residents affected by Tuesday's storm should have their power restored by midnight Thursday.
Commonwealth Edison customers could be overpaying by $189 million dollars. That's according to a study released Tuesday by the Citizens Utility Board."I think the report we released is good news and bad news," said David Kolata, CUB executive director.