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ICC Approves Rate Hike For Peoples Gas, North Shore Gas CustomersPeople's Gas and North Shore Gas customers can expect to see an increase in their monthly heating bills, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.
ComEd Raising Energy Rates Next MonthComEd customers will be getting socked with higher electric bills this summer.
2 Investigators: Late Fees On Water Bill Could Force Family From HomeThousands of dollars in fees on a water bill may force a family to become homeless. The desperate parents say their village is charging excessive fees, more than many other municipalities. CBS 2's Dave Savini has been looking into their plight and has this original report.
Chicago Voters Approve Bulk Power-Buying PlanChicago residents likely will be able to get cheaper electricity from an alternate supplier, after approving a measure allowing City Hall to negotiate cheaper rates on behalf of residents and small businesses.
Warm December Meant Lower Gas BillsDecember may have been gloomy, but it was about 7 1/2 degrees above average – meaning a break for consumer checkbooks.
3 Percent ComEd Rate Hike May Be ComingIf the Illinois Commerce Commission goes along with the recommendation of its judge, your ComEd bill will soon go up by about 3 percent.
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