Linemen's wives wait and worry
By Kevin Lavery, KWMU
St. Louis – The largest power outage in St. Louis history is not just exhausting those waiting in the dark, but also the people trying to fix the wires -- and their loved ones.
About 1,000 Ameren linemen have been working 12-18 hours each day to restore power, along with 3,000 more from out of town.
KWMU's Kevin Lavery asked the wives of three linemen how their families are coping.