1:06pm: The latest polls in Michigan show Mitt Romney’s momentum has stopped in his home state of Michigan, where he’s been chipping away at Rick Santorum’s lead in the polls over the past week. The conventional wisdom is that if Romney can’t win the state he won four years ago, the nomination will be a… Continue reading Michigan GOP Nomination Down to the Wire; Top GOP Candidates’ Tax Plans Would Increase Federal Debt; New Name Option for Southern Baptists; Companies Try to Keep Workers Fit: Today on Here and Now
Today we’re looking back at the weekend. On the national level, that means a review of the action at the Iowa Straw Poll in Ames. And on the local level, it means an update on where things stand after Saturday’s storm. In total, about 30,000 customers of Duke and LG&E are waiting for the power… Continue reading Today on Here and Now
As of 6:30am this morning, 31,600 LG&E customers in Jefferson County are without power. In southern Indiana, 1,600 Duke Energy customers are without power. LG&E/KU Outage Map Duke Outage information There are still many intersections without working traffic lights, so be careful as you approach and treat such intersections as a four-way stop. LG&E officials… Continue reading 6:40am Update: No Classes, More Residents Get Power
The same system also swept across Indiana, leaving some 60,000 utility customers without power, inlcuding 40,000 Duke Energy customers in central and southern Indiana.
Duke Energy will shut off electricity to the Indiana town of Linton for a portion of this weekend.
Utility companies across the country are trying out technologies for a new generation of power grid. The so-called ‘smart grid’ includes not only power transmission to customers, but two-way communication between the company and households. WFPL’s Stephanie Sanders reports on those efforts in Kentucky, and how the upgrades could affect consumers. In Erlanger, Kentucky, there… Continue reading Utility Companies are Preparing for Smart Grid
Tens of thousands of Duke Energy customers in southern Indiana are without electricity in the wake of the ice storm. Company spokesman Lou Middleton says crews are in the field assessing the damage. “We are looking at just about 40,000 people out in Clarksville, about 16,700 who are out in the Corydon and Salem area,… Continue reading Duke Energy Restoring Service In Southern Indiana
Tens of thousands of homes in Southern Indiana remain without power.