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2011-08-05 12:15:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Carolinas has filed a request with the Public Service Commission of South Carolina to increase electric rates by approximately $216 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) Nearly 90 percent of the rate increase would allow Duke Energy Carolinas to begin recovering $6.5 billion in investments to modernize its electric system and comply with state and federal emissions regulations. "Customers...

2010-03-29 13:30:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nine Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) employees were honored today with the company's James B. Duke Award - the company's highest employee award for service to the company and community. The awards honor accomplishments performed in 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) Honored were: Tony Adcock of Charlotte, manager, power quality Lew Beck of Clemson, S.C., senior engineer at Oconee Nuclear Station Gary Lynn...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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