Saturday, January 31, 2009

Nearly 1M still without power in ice storm's wake Jan 31, 2009

Utility crews renewed work in subfreezing temperatures Saturday in their effort to put the power back on for nearly a million customers left in the dark by an ice storm that crippled parts of several states this week.

Dozens of deaths have been reported and many people are pleading for a faster response to the power outages.

Also from
MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) - Gov. Steve Beshear deployed every last one of his Army National Guardsmen on Saturday, with his state still reeling after a deadly ice storm encrusted it this week.

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