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Video: Helping others at Thanksgiving

Tim Stephan lives OPPD's core value of honoring the community by providing Thanksgiving meals to Siena Francis House residents.

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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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Video: Simple steps to save energy this summer

The heat is rising, but that doesn’t mean your electricity bill has to. OPPD’s Energy Advisor shows you how.

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Video: How to calm pets during stormy weather

Storms can be really scary for our four-legged friends. Help your pets cope with these tips from the Nebraska Humane Society.

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Video: The difference between types of power lines

Transmission lines and distribution power lines have unique jobs within the electric system. Watch this video to learn more.

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Video: Getting galloping lines under control

OPPD installs air flow spoilers in some spots that can be prone to galloping lines during winter storms.

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