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  • Reader gets response (but no comfort) from Public Service Commission

    In a recent column about the Public Service Commission's soft-ball questioning of the new Progress Energy boss (Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers), I encouraged fuming readers to write to the commission and make their outrage known.  After all, it is the Public...
  • Here's an issue Progress-Duke and customers can agree on

    As a postscript to today's column about Progress-Duke Energy and Florida's Public Service Commission, here's an issue we can all agree on: It is in the best interests of not only Progress Energy Florida and new owner Duke Energy, but also consumers for...
  • Unusual warrior takes unlikely path — to peace

    Unusual warrior takes unlikely path — to peace
    Some see war and peace as opposites. But at one point, former U.S. Marine Capt. Rye Barcott found himself fully committed to serving both. In 2000, the ROTC scholarship recipient from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill traveled to Kibera,...
  • CEO-for-a-day parachutes out of Duke Energy with $44 million

    For one day’s work, $44 million is a pretty sizable paycheck. For a few hours this week, William D. Johnson served as chief executive of Duke Energy Corp. before resigning. His departure package could include $7.4 million in severance, relocation...
  • Democrats give special interests a role at convention

    WASHINGTON — As a candidate in 2008, Barack Obama vowed to squelch the role of special interests in financing the party conventions — so he barred corporations and lobbyists from contributing money to this year's national convention in...
  • Duke Energy customers could be paying for new power plant

    Duke Energy customers could be paying for new power plant
    Duke Energy customers could end up paying the bill for a new power plant. The company’s new Edwardsport power plant was approved for construction in 2007. Duke Energy says the plant would cost nearly $2 billion. By the end of May 2011, the...
  • Progress-Duke merger’s impact on Florida rates unclear

     
    Though not completely unexpected (word of a Progress Energy-Duke Energy merger had leaked out at the end of last week), the size of the new company to be created by the $13 billion deal announced this morning by the two giant utilities is still eye-...
  • Bill Cosby gives Cam Newton advice, “study, study, study”

     
    Everyone has an opinion about Auburn quarterback Cam Newton -- even Bill Cosby....
  • Duke, Progress still committed to nuclear

     
    The chief executive of Duke Energy, which is about to acquire Central Florida's largest power provider, Progress Energy, said Tuesday that the company's desire to build more nuclear plants in the wake of catastrophe in Japan is still strong. “Our...
  • Crystal River nuclear plant to remain shut down

     
    The ongoing saga of repairs at Progress Energy's nuclear power plant in Crystal River will continue as the company plans to further analyze damage to the reactor's containment structure. The plant was shut down for regular maintenance in September 2009...
  • Progress Energy wants customers to pay for nuke repairs

     
    By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Progress Energy could seek to pass along hundreds of millions of dollars in extra costs to customers because of a massive repair project at a Crystal River nuclear plant. Top Progress...
  • Bill Cosby compares Tim Tebow to old Vikings QB Joe Kapp

     
    Forget Everybody Loves Raymond. Everybody loves Tim Tebow, even Bill Huxtable Cosby. Bill Cosby made a short promotional video in light of his upcoming performance in Denver next March and gave the Denver Broncos' controversial quarterback a huge shout...