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2014-03-13 16:30:07

Rogers' lawsuit - to protect consumers and end Keurig's attempt to create a monopoly by restraining trade - follows a second court ruling that affirms Rogers' OneCup(TM) single serve coffee product is unique and does not infringe any Keurig patents LINCOLN, Calif., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rogers Family Company, a family-owned, Lincoln-Calif.-based roaster, packager, grower and seller of gourmet coffee products, has filed a lawsuit against Keurig Green Mountain, Inc....

2014-01-30 16:22:38

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130828/SF71040LOGO) Dear Mr. Rogers, We read your interview with Martin Rosenberg of EnergyBiz. In particular, these remarks stand out: ENERGYBIZ: If you were starting out your career today, where would you want to work? Rogers: ... I'd want the solar on the rooftop. I'd want to run that. I'd want the ability to deploy new technologies that lead to productivity gains to the use of...

2013-12-03 16:21:38

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) today renamed its Cliffside Steam Station the James E. Rogers Energy Complex. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) Rogers has been chairman, president and CEO of the corporation since its merger with Cinergy in 2006. He stepped down as president and CEO in July, and will leave the board at the end of December. "Naming our Cliffside site after Jim Rogers is a worthy tribute," said Lynn...

2013-05-02 16:21:51

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy, now with even greater scale and diversity, is well-positioned to lead the electric utility industry in the years ahead, CEO Jim Rogers told company shareholders at their annual meeting today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO) "Too often, big means slow and complacent. In contrast, we intend to be agile and innovative. I call it 'readiness for the road ahead,'" Rogers said at the first shareholder...

2013-04-26 12:22:40

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Stakeholder-focused corporate governance leads to higher investor confidence, more stable earnings, and a better share price," Jim Rogers, chairman, president and CEO of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), recently told members of The Citadel Directors Institute. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) Rogers was the keynote speaker at the Citadel School of Business Administration's conference to keep public company directors...

2013-04-08 12:22:43

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers today urged people to encourage their federal legislators to take immediate action to develop a more sustainable financial strategy for the country. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) "With ever-increasing mountains of debt, the track our country is on is not sustainable," Rogers said. "At more than $11.8 trillion, the size of our publicly held national debt currently amounts to more than...

2012-12-26 08:20:49

BILLINGS, Mont., Dec. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Rogers, the gregarious chief executive officer of Kampgrounds of America Inc., will transform into mild-mannered Tim Bickford, an out-of-work accountant from San Francisco on CBS's hit series "Undercover Boss," Friday, January 11 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET/PT). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121226/LA34173) Rogers has been at the helm of KOA - the world's largest system of family-friendly campgrounds - for the past 12 years. The...

2012-07-03 02:20:54

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE: DUK) today confirmed the closing of its previously announced merger with Progress Energy Inc., effective July 2, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) The new company will be known as Duke Energy and will remain headquartered in Charlotte, with substantial operations in Raleigh, N.C. Duke Energy will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK. In accordance...

2012-06-21 06:21:08

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jim Rogers, chief executive officer of Duke Energy, will discuss the future of the electric-utility industry during a National Press Club luncheon on July 16. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Rogers is leading the merger of his company with Progress Energy, an effort expected to close by July 1. The combination will create the largest utility in the nation, with more than 7 million customers in six states, North...

2012-05-09 06:22:54

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The following are excerpts from Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers' speech to graduates at Johnson C. Smith University's Commencement exercises May 6. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) "Graduates of 2012 - Are you ready for the final lecture of your undergraduate career? "I promise that today's class will only take about 14 minutes - and each of you has the power to determine the...