Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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‘Genuine compassion’ led retiree to second career as a nurse

A 36-year utility career was good preparation for OPPD retiree Mary Finley, who is now a nurse at Immanuel Hospital.

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A contrast of cultures on the Arabian Peninsula

From the Midwest to the Middle East, former OPPD employee Tony LaRose and his family are carving out a new life in Abu Dhabi.

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Video: Three simple words guide OPPD

Passion, honor and care embody the core values of the utility. Hear how they’ve impacted three employees.

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Video: Legacy I3 intern blazes trail as first to be hired full-time

OPPD’s investment in the Legacy I3 program is paying off; former intern Neyda Zavala talks about her journey from program participant to full-time employee.

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Seven-year-old Kid Captain raises awareness of rare disease

Charlotte Keller, daughter of OPPD employee Robin Keller, will be an honored guest at the Iowa-Nebraska football game.

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OPPD receives award from Habitat for Humanity Omaha

The organization named the utility its Corporate Partner of the Year for OPPD's efforts to beautify Omaha neighborhoods.

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