Duke Energy's request to raise rates in an area that includes the Charlotte region was denied on Friday by the North Carolina Utilities Commission. That was a rare rejection for the Charlotte-based utility.
An environmental group says Duke Energy is polluting a lake and two river basins with coal ash from its Person County power plant. The utility company disputes those accusations and says the waters are safe.
N.C. State's Terronne Prescod (70) helps fan Beth Hadley from Greenville, SC get onto the field after Clemson's 41-7 victory over N.C. State at Memorial Stadium in Clemson, S.C., Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (No Audio)