Hike

Meet the youngest person known to hike the entire Appalachian Trail. She’s not even two.

Ellie Quirin might not be old enough to be considered a hiker, technically. She’s not yet two years old and kind of just learned to walk. And she learned while … Click to Continue »

1
Like
Save
Duke Energy Carolinas seeks 13.6% rate hike, plans to cancel Lee nuclear project

Duke Energy Carolinas has asked the N.C. Regulatory Commission to allow it to raise rates for N.C. electricity customers by an average of 13.6%, effective April 1. The increase would allow the utility to recover nearly $680 million that Charlotte-based Duke Energy has spent since 2015 to clean up the utility’s coal ash ponds in […]

1
Like
Save
Duke Energy unit seeks 15 percent rate hike on NC customers

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — One of Duke Energy’s two North Carolina operating divisions said Thursday it wants to raise electricity rates by an average of 14.9 percent to pay for cleaning up coal ash pits, transmission system upgrades and converting to more natural gas. The typical household customer of Duke Energy Progress, which operates in […]

1
Like
Save
Blue Cross seeks 22.9% rate hike on ACA plans

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, the state’s largest health insurer, is proposing a 22.9% rate increase on Affordable Care Act plans in 2018, in what will be the fifth year of the federal health insurance mandate. However, Blue Cross says its rate increase proposal would be 8.8% if the U.S. Congress continued […]

1
Like
Save
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Curation Policy | DMCA Policy