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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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.