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2011-08-02 16:24:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C. and RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kentucky Public Service Commission (KPSC) today approved the merger-related application filed in April by Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) and Progress Energy, Inc. The application sought approval for the indirect transfer of Duke Energy Kentucky that would result from the merger of the companies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020923/CHM008LOGO-c...

2011-07-07 12:31:00

CHARLOTTE and RALEIGH, N.C., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) (Duke Energy) and Progress Energy, Inc. (Progress Energy) have scheduled special meetings Tuesday, Aug. 23, for shareholders to vote on the companies' proposed merger announced Jan. 10. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020923/CHM008LOGO-c ) The companies are mailing a joint proxy statement/prospectus to their respective...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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