UPDATE: Homes still without power prove toughest to restore

Monday, February 2, 2009 | 5:46 p.m. CST; updated 7:42 p.m. CST, Monday, February 2, 2009

ST. LOUIS — All but about 44,000 homes and businesses in storm-whipped southern Missouri have regained power, but the ones that remain will be the toughest to restore.