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Guest column: Storm's outages shine light on challenge of future energy needs

December 2, 2013

The deadly tornadoes and related damage that swept through Indiana and Illinois on Nov. 17 has placed the spotlight on the unpredictability of our world and what we so often take for granted  that when we flip the wall switch in our homes, there will be light. That wasnt the case across Indiana for thousands of residents; power was out for hours and even days as utilities frantically worked to get a portion of our lives back to normal.
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