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FPL Seeks Base Rate Hike For Nuke Upgrades

Florida Power & Light this month asked state regulators to approve a $113 million increase in base electric rates to pay the bulk of the costs for recent upgrades at the Turkey Point and St. Lucie nuclear-power plants.

CBS Miami–10/16/2013

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Trump Takes Out His Frustrations With FP&L On Twitter

Looks like “The Donald” is none too happy with Florida Power & Light. Donald Trump recently ripped the power company on his Twitter account.

10/09/2013

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State Supreme Court Asked To Unplug FP&L Rate Hikes

Florida’s Supreme Court is being asked to overturn a rate increase approved last year for the state’s largest utility, Florida Power & Light.

CBS Miami–09/19/2013

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Power Lines Placement Generate Powerful Arguments

Florida Power & Light hopes to add two atomic generators to its Turkey Point nuclear power plant and needs two new power lines to carry the new juice, the question is where to put the lines.

CBS Miami–07/15/2013

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FPL Wants To Speed Up Plans To Strengthen Grid

Having learned lessons from Superstorm Sandy and flooding across Florida from a number of tropical storms last year, Florida Power & Light wants to speed up plans to strengthen their electric grid against hurricanes and other extreme weather.

CBS4–05/02/2013

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Invasive Species Threatening S. Fla. Wildlife, Economy

Creepy, Crawly, slithering things that don’t belong in South Florida are all around us. As CBS4 Special Contributor Ron Magill of Zoo Miami discovered… there are toads, rats, birds, Crocodiles and Iguanas that are “Invaders Among Us.”

CBS4–02/13/2013

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FPL Bills Going Up In January

Come the first of the new year, most Florida Power & Light residential customers will see their bills go up by at least $2.59.

11/27/2012

Artist rendering of new FPL plant at Port Everglades.  (Source: FPL)

State Approves FPL Rate Change For Future Nuclear Facilities

Despite objections from a number of consumer advocates, the state approved Florida Power & Light and Progress Energy Florida’s requests for the amount they charge customers for future nuclear facilities in 2013.

11/27/2012

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Fake FPL Workers Rob Miami-Dade Woman

A trio of robbers used a ruse of being Florida Power & Light workers to talk their way into a Miami-Dade woman’s house Monday afternoon.

CBS Miami–10/09/2012

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Tree Trimmer Electrocuted In Miami

A tree trimmer died Monday after being electrocuted while trimming trees in the 1500 block of NW 30 Avenue.

CBS Miami–10/08/2012

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