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Wow, just when you thought you were doing the right thing in trying to conserve energy, your electric bill may in for a shocker, whether you conserve or not.
Morning Headlines: Friday, September 11
Exelon Delays Decision on Whether to Close Byron Nuclear Power Plant State Representative John Cabello To Seek Re-election GOP state Sen. Darin LaHood to replace ex-US Rep. Aaron Schock No progress in Rock Valley College faculty contract talks Man Pleads Not Guilty in Fatal Crash Former Daycare Provider Sentenced for Child Sexual Abuse Nearly 5,000 challenge property assessment in Winnebago
Exelon Mulls Closure of Unprofitable Quad Cities Nuke Plant
CHICAGO (AP) — Exelon Corp. has until Oct. 1 to decide if it'll close its unprofitable Quad Cities nuclear plant, and is still pushing state lawmakers for a fix. The company says the two-reactor plant in northwestern Illinois is losing money because of high costs of moving electricity along transmission lines shared with wind power and increased competition from lower-cost natural gas-fired plants
Legislation Aims To Help Exelon Nuclear Power Plants
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network Exelon nuclear power plants want to be credited as clean energy in order to avoid closing. New legislation would require utilities to reward producers of low carbon energy, including nuclear power plants...
Exelon Asks For Help To Keep Byron Plant Open [AUDIO]
Jim Anderson -- Illinois Radio Network Exelon is asking state lawmakers for help in keeping three nuclear power plants open. Exelon says its plants in Byron, Clinton and the Quad Cities are losing money. “The losses are caused more by faulty market mechanisms than anything else...
Riley & Scot Rewind: Week of May 26 [AUDIO]
As we wrap up another fine week of “Riley & Scot” shows, I invite you to tune in to “Riley & Scot Rewind” Saturday morning at 6:00 a.m. to hear what you might have missed. However, if you’re planning to sleep in tomorrow morning here’s your opportunity to catch up. ...

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