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Tips

Treat yourself! 6 Halloween safety tips

Refresh your children – and yourself – on safety tips for the holiday, plus a DIY lineman costume too cute to resist.

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How Does That Work?

What’s a ground fault circuit interrupter?

These are common sights in your home, and they perform an important function by preventing shock from electricity.

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Tips

Harvest safety: Keep an eye on power lines

As harvest season gets into full swing, it's a good time to review safety guidelines for using equipment around power lines.

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Tips

Video: Kit can keep your family prepared

September is National Preparedness Month. By simply including items from around your home in a basic kit, you can have peace of mind that your family will be prepared for an emergency.

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Electrical safety for dorm life

College students are returning to campus with their gadgets in tow. Review these basic tips to ensure they have a safe year.

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General

Planning to dig? Be sure to call 811 first

Calling Nebraska 811 before you start a digging project can ensure you avoid contact with underground utilities and can help keep you safe – and it's the law.

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