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  • Fay? Feh! Musings from the fringes

     
    Excuse me if I don???t get all worked up about Fay. Ooooh, so the winds might whip up to 60 mph in South Florida. That happens during a strong thunderstorm. Ooooh, so we might get 4-6 inches of rain. That......
  • Joke e-mail more proof of American financial incompetence

     
    A chain e-mail has been making its way around the Internet (and into my inbox) over the last week. I know it???s supposed to be good for a laugh, but instead it just serves as a reminder about eroding American......
  • More sports teams responding to the economy

     
    Sports are supposed to be an escape from real life. Or at least, that???s what we???re always being told. But in these difficult economic times, teams are increasingly getting involved in fans??? lives as a way to help out and......
  • FPL feels the heat

     
    I love me a good public-relations backtracking. In the case of FPL, the utility did a quick turnaround on its shameless request for higher fees to cover fuel costs in 2009. It took some probing and shaming from consumer groups......
  • AIG: Astounding Idiotic Greed

     
    Did you hear the one about the company that got a $152 billion government bailout that turned around and paid ???retention bonuses??? to roughly 7,000 employees? And that some of those bonuses were for 100 percent of the workers??? annual......
  • Texas' Newest Wind Farm

    MUENSTER, TEXAS -- Texas produces more electricity from wind than any other state. Most of the wind farms are in west Texas, but the latest facility to go online is just north of Muenster, located about 30 miles northwest of Denton. Until recently, the...
  • Bad signs for FPL

     
    You think Florida Power & Light Co. executives are a little nervous today? It's been chilly outside -- and all those heaters cranked up will be good for the utility's first-quarter bottom line -- but FPL execs have to be......
  • Will FPL's loss bite us in the end?

     
    Like a spoiled child, FPL didn't take its rate-hike defeat at the hands of state regulators very well. The utility giant wanted a $1.27 billion rate increase over the next two years. On Wednesday, the Public Service Commission shot......
  • Small Plane Goes Down in Florida Neighborhood

    OAKLAND PARK - A small plane crashed into a house shortly after taking off from Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport late this morning. The Cessna 421 twin-engine prop plane took off from Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport around 11:15 a.m. and went down...
  • Shrink your budget: How to save every day to get more out of each paycheck

    The price of everything – gas, groceries, utilities, fun, necessities, everything – is up. Expecting a paycheck that was perfectly adequate a couple of years ago – or even a few months ago – to meet the current financial realities is like trying to...
  • FP&L forgot they're a public utility

    Florida Power & Light must think that they are an investment bank and not a public utility. Their recent increased rate request, in view of decreased electricity usage, is based on a magic fudge factor of fuel costs that they claim is a proprietary...
  • Donations to 'green' causes become popular to offset carbon emissions

    It's a familiar sign in South Florida nowadays: "This event is carbon neutral." Organizers are donating money to compensate for the carbon dioxide emissions that their events produce, as participants travel by plane and car to attend and use...