| Sep 23, 2009
As a state-appointed consumer advocate for utility customers, Harold McLean was one of Florida Power & Light's staunchest critics from 2003 to 2007, helping to negotiate a base rate freeze in 2005.
As a former federal utility regulator, Joseph T....
| Oct 6, 2009
The Florida Public Service Commission denied Florida Power & Light's proposal to build a $1.53 billion natural gas pipeline on Tuesday, saying the utility didn't prove the project was the best and cheapest option.
In a unanimous vote, the commission said...
| Feb 13, 2009
ACC midseason report
F Tyler Hansbrough, North Carolina
F Gani Lawal, Georgia Tech
G Ty Lawson, UNC
G Malcolm Delaney, Virginia Tech
G Jeff Teague, Wake Forest
Best game left on the schedule
Duke at North Carolina, 4 p.m., March 8 (CBS)...
| Feb 14, 2009
We're a month away from Selection Sunday, but it looks like we're going to have another crowded bubble. Entering today, Virginia Tech figures to be battling for the last NCAA few bids. The Daily Press' Ernie Webb breaks down eight bubble teams, using RPI,...
| Feb 20, 2009
With just over two weeks left in the men's basketball regular season, Virginia Tech has gone from possible NCAA tournament participant to likely tournament outsider.
Of course, two weeks are an eternity in a basketball season, especially in Tech's case....
| Mar 4, 2009
NCAA bubble watch
A look at 10 bubble teams, including record, RPI, strength of schedule, record vs. RPI top 50, Sagarin rating and record in last 10 games.
|| Team || Record || RPI || SOS || Vs. top 50 || Sagarin || Last 10 ||
| Mar 11, 2009
NCAA bubble watch
A look at five bubble teams, including record, RPI, strength of schedule, record vs. RPI top 50, Sagarin rating and record in last 10 games:
|| Team || Record || RPI || SOS || vs. top 50 || Sagarin || Last 10 ||...
| Nov 29, 2009
Florida's water glass is almost empty.
As the state's population explosion pushed into this decade, growing communities panicked over their worsening thirst. Authorities banned lawn sprinkling on all but one day a week, utilities cooperated in hopes of...
| Oct 17, 2009
Florida Power & Light customers will pay nearly $63 million next year to cover the cost of planning two nuclear plant expansions.
That's 67 cents per month in nuclear costs for the first 1,000 kilowatt hours used, but it's $1.60 less per month for the...
| Dec 3, 2009
In a momentous shift in the balance of power of the entertainment industry, cable television giant Comcast Corp. announced this morning that it was acquiring control of NBC Universal from General Electric Co.
The proposed $30-billion transaction is the...
| Dec 23, 2009
Public Service Commission staffers recommended the regulatory agency approve a dramatically lower rate increase for Florida Power & Light on Wednesday – less than one-third of what the utiltiy has proposed.
FPL customers would pay $357 million more...