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    Ousted Duke Energy CEO Refutes Successor's Claims

    Posted in Economics, Environment & Energy By Matt Willoughby | Tagged , ,

    (RALEIGH) – The man ousted as CEO of Duke Energy right after a merger with Progress Energy got a chance to answer the charges of the man who took his place in a surprise move that prompted a Utilities Commission probe. Click on the video report…

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    Duke Energy Scandal May Bog Down NC Dems

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns, Environment & Energy, Politicians & Politicking By Jim Tynen | Tagged , , , ,

    Group notes this: "The scandal surrounding Duke Energy in the wake of the abrupt departure of incoming CEO Bill Johnson shows no signs of going away any time soon — and that could spell trouble for Democrats, who have tied their political fortunes to once-and-again Duke CEO Jim Rogers in advance of the party's upcoming […]

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    Pat McCrory Says He Would Also Refuse to Expand Medicaid

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Economics, Elections & Campaigns, Environment & Energy, Politicians & Politicking By Matt Willoughby | Tagged , , ,

    At a stop in Cary the Republican candidate for Governor outlined his ideas for the state's economy and energy policies. Click on the video report…

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    Duke Energy Board Had Thoughts of Replacing Johnson Before the Merger

    Posted in Economics, Environment & Energy By Matt Willoughby | Tagged , , ,

    Members of the North Carolina Utilities Commission were caught by surprise when the Progress Energy CEO Bill Johnson was replaced by Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers just minutes after the merger of the two companies. The commission called a special hearing requiring Rogers to answer questions. The commission gave final approval to the merger with […]

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    Perdue Fracking Veto: Are Liberals Willing to Destroy a Booming Industry?

    Posted in Environment & Energy By Jim Tynen | Tagged , , ,

    A video commentary from the Wall Street Journal looks at liberals' obsession with fracking. One note: the commentators don't make it plain that Gov. Bev Perdue's veto of a fracking bill was overridden. The drive to block fracking should appall real liberals who care about working people. These are jobs for skilled people who aren't […]

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