Duke Energy (DUK) CEO Jim Rogers says his firm is in talks with North Carolina utility...

|About: Duke Energy Corporation (DUK)|By:, SA News Editor

Duke Energy (DUK) CEO Jim Rogers says his firm is in talks with North Carolina utility regulators and the state's AG over the firing of Bill Johnson as CEO after Duke's acquisition of Progress Energy. The regulator could theoretically withdraw its approval of the merger and even reinstall Johnson as CEO, although that's seen as unlikely. (Duke Q2)