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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
upstander
  • 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.