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  • 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...
  • Green Wheels: A promising plug-in hybrid dies

    Green Wheels: A promising plug-in hybrid dies
    The news was saddening and, for me, totally out of the blue: one of my favorite EV companies was closing. Since it was launched in 2008, I've been closely following an Indiana-based company called Bright Automotive, which came up with a great plug-in...
  • 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...
  • Chrysler Delivers Plug-in Minivan Test Fleet

     
    It's been awhile since we've heard any electric-car news from Chrysler; its ENVI electric car division dissolved when bankruptcy struck the company in 2009. It looks like an alternative-fuel program is back in the form of a fleet of plug-in......
  • 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...
  • 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...