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  • Flash floods trap residents, wash out roads in North Carolina

    Severe thunderstorms across western North Carolina dumped nearly a foot of rain Saturday, causing flash floods that trapped residents and washed out roads. Officials in Catawba County were called to about 10 swift-water rescues, Mark Pettit, assistant...
  • Police seeking abduction suspect in SW Indiana

    PRINCETON, Ind. (AP) — A search has been underway in southwestern Indiana for a man who police say tried to abduct some children. The Gibson County Sheriff's Department says officers have been searching early Friday for a 47-year-old man last seen...
  • Customers keep paying for nuclear plant flops

    Customers keep paying for nuclear plant flops
    If you're a Duke Energy (formerly Progress Energy) customer, you've probably gotten the idea by now that you've been fleeced. But by how much? When Duke bought Progress it inherited two nuclear project failures of epic proportions. And customers...
  • How much have you paid toward failed nuclear projects?

    How much have you paid toward failed nuclear projects?
    So, you're a Duke Energy (formerly Progress Energy) customer and you want to know how much you've paid toward two failed nuclear projects? My Saturday column revealed that since 2009, I've paid about $500 toward the boondoggle known as the proposed...
  • Indiana customers due $32M from 6 utilities

    Indiana customers due $32M from 6 utilities
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's largest power companies are set to reimburse their customers $32 million after falling short on spending for energy efficiency last year. Six of the largest electricity and gas providers budgeted $74.4 million for...
  • Scammers target utility customers, Florida AG warns

    Scammers target utility customers, Florida AG warns
    Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is warning residents about a scam that targets utility customers. It goes like this: Impersonators call customers and request credit card or prepaid debit card information, and threaten to shut off power if the...
  • Water is too cheap to urge conservation

    Water is too cheap to urge conservation
    When I leave the house I bump up the air conditioning to 80. I switched all the lamps to compact fluorescent light bulbs. And I yell at my kids to turn off the lights when they leave a room. But when the kids are brushing their teeth, I barely bat an...
  • On-the-job jolts

     On-the-job jolts
    Electric cars will probably remain a tiny niche of the auto industry until drivers see a serious expansion of charging stations. But you can't just put one on every corner next to the gas station. The cars can take hours to fully charge, which would...
  • Environmental groups questioning DEP air-pollution plan

    TALLAHASSEE -- Environmentalists are questioning Florida's latest plans to comply with federal clean air requirements without mandating that two of its heaviest-polluting coal-fired power plants meet the stricter pollution limits. Last month, the...
  • LVPA Touring Choir wins gold in World Choir Games

     
    LVPA’s 2012 Touring Choir has won a gold medal at the World Choir Games, called the Olympics of choral music, held in Cincinati through Saturday. The Touring Choir which competed in group of “mixed youth choirs” advanced to the...
  • Huizenga, Adelson, Donald Trump and John Morgan (?!) pump money to Scott committee

     
    By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Tapping major players in Florida politics, a committee closely aligned with Gov. Rick Scott collected $2.85 million in contributions during the past three months, a new report shows. The...
  • Two new Kansas wind farms now operating

    Two new Kansas wind farms now operating
    Kansas' largest electric utility says new wind farms in central and southwest Kansas are now producing power for its customers.     Westar Energy has agreements with the developers of the wind farms to buy up to 369 megawatts of electricity from them....