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Sep 04, 2014, 09:00 ET
(Left to right) Terry Donnelly, ComEd Executive Vice President and COO; Icebox Derby champs, Sonic Doom; and Anne Pramaggiore, ComEd President and CEO, pose on stage during the awards ceremony directly following the first annual Icebox Derby STEM Cup race. (PRNewsFoto/ComEd)

Unique Refrigerator Car Race - Icebox Derby Builds to an Exciting Finish: Race Day Showcases the Talent of 30 Future Innovators

Over the past six weeks, 30 young women from across Chicagoland have worked determinedly in teams to transform old refrigerators into electric race...

Jun 09, 2014, 09:50 ET

Faith Comes By Hearing now has Scripture Recordings in 829 Languages

Faith Comes By Hearing (FCBH) recently added 11 languages to their expanding catalog of recorded Scripture. Now at 829 languages, these...

May 01, 2014, 13:05 ET

Chemical Disasters & Environmental Racism

"Who's in Danger? A Demographic Analysis of Chemical Disaster Vulnerability Zones," a new report from The Environmental Justice and Health Alliance...

Apr 21, 2014, 11:31 ET

Global Policy On Vaccine Mercury Called Discriminatory

CoMeD – In a scientific paper published in the peer-reviewed Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, researchers with the Coalition for...

Mar 31, 2014, 11:35 ET
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Deaf Bible 2.0 Adds 10 Sign Languages and Innovative New Design for Enhanced Visual Experience

 Deaf Bible was originally released in November 2012 with American Sign Language (ASL) as the only translation available on the app. Even with...

Mar 13, 2014, 10:30 ET
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Faith Comes By Hearing's Digital Bible Platform Adds 10 Sign Language Recordings in Advance of Deaf Bible 2.0 Release

Faith Comes By Hearing has added 10 sign languages to their expanding catalog of recorded Scripture that now stands at 797 languages. These...

Mar 05, 2014, 19:00 ET

EnergyBiz Selects ComEd's Anne Pramaggiore CEO of the Year

 ComEd President and CEO Anne Pramaggiore was named Utility Industry CEO of the Year by Energy Central, publisher of EnergyBiz magazine, at a...

Feb 17, 2014, 10:15 ET
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400,000+ Military BibleSticks now in hands of Chaplains and Troops from every branch of U.S. Military

Since 2008, Faith Comes By Hearing (FCBH) has provided more than 400,000 Military BibleSticks to this nation's brave men and women in uniform...

Feb 12, 2014, 07:15 ET
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Faith Comes By Hearing now has Scripture Recordings in 787 Languages

Including Tektiteko, spoken by about 2,200 people in Guatemala  Faith Comes By Hearing (FCBH) recently added seven languages to their...

Jan 30, 2014, 14:13 ET

Chicago's "Neighborhood Heroes" Take A Bow During Black History Month

Diane Latiker, a mother of eight and grandmother to 13, began her outreach by opening her home as a safe haven to kids on the block. Her compassion...

Jan 28, 2014, 15:40 ET

ComEd Ready to meet Customer Needs in Severe Cold Weather

With the record cold temperatures in northern Illinois, ComEd has taken extra steps to ensure the electrical system is functioning as effectively...

Jan 15, 2014, 16:42 ET

ComEd and Openlands Offer Municipalities Cash Grants for Green Projects

 Green spaces in northern Illinois will be even greener later this year thanks to cash grants distributed by ComEd and Openlands. The...

Jan 09, 2014, 15:12 ET
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Faith Comes By Hearing now has Scripture Recordings in 780 Languages

Including Paumarí, spoken by about 900 people in Brazil Faith Comes By Hearing (FCBH) recently added six languages to their expanding...

Jan 07, 2014, 15:26 ET

ComEd Announces $650 Million Bond Sale

 ComEd announced that it has priced $650 million of First Mortgage Bonds, consisting of $300 million maturing on January 15, 2019, with a...

Dec 10, 2013, 10:35 ET
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Faith Comes By Hearing now has Scripture Recordings in 774 Languages

Including Seri, spoken by 900 people in Mexico ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Faith Comes By Hearing (FCBH) recently...

Dec 03, 2013, 09:35 ET

Smart Grid Program Supported 2,800 Jobs in Third Quarter

 ComEd announced today that work related to the Smart Grid program resulted in 2,872 full-time equivalent jobs in the third quarter of 2013....

Dec 02, 2013, 09:25 ET
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Open Source Digital Bible Platform Engages 150 Million, Potential to Reach Billions

Faith Comes By Hearing continues to openly share digital Bible content with partners to make God's Word available to everyone Faith Comes By...

Nov 21, 2013, 13:00 ET

ComEd Upgrades and Improves Systems to Prepare for Winter Weather

As the temperatures begin to drop, ComEd has taken steps to ensure the electric grid – and customers – are ready for whatever the...

Nov 19, 2013, 17:05 ET

ComEd Restores More Than 99 Percent of Customers Affected by Sunday's Storm

  Following fast moving storms, including an EF4 tornado, that ripped through Illinois on Sunday and interrupted electrical service to...

Nov 18, 2013, 13:20 ET

ComEd Restores More Than 90 Percent of Customers Affected by Sunday's Storm

 Following fast moving storms that ripped through northern Illinois on Sunday and interrupted electrical service to more than 200,000...