Frustration and patience meet lingering power outages in Illinois

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Having burned through $300 she had earmarked to pay her next electric bill on hotels and unexpected dinners out since her house was cast into darkness six days earlier, Ann Hill by Wednesday was on the verge of ... Full Story
Get a grip

Decatur, IL

#1 Dec 7, 2006
For those of you complaining about no power, join the crowd of not having power, you are not the only ones. Let me ask you this - were you all prepared for this storm and did you take it upon yourselves to help yourselves? We are supposed to work together for resolutions, not against one another and this is a perfect example of what being spoiled is. These utility workers are busting their butts to restore your power and the thanks they get is a bashing - shame on you all
Reply to trim your trees

Decatur, IL

#3 Dec 8, 2006
Amen to that. You would not believe the people that are griping about the tree messes but I havent seen those complainers that are able lifting a finger to assist mankind. What a shame that they don't come together and help vs. sitting around complaining.

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