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Remembering Omaha’s ’75 blizzard

January 10 marked the 41st anniversary of the 1975 blizzard that brought Omaha and surrounding areas to a standstill. OPPD employees reflect on the challenges; surprisingly, power outages were not the big problem.

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Go inside OPPD’s cable splicer boot camp [Video]

OPPD took a new approach to hiring cable slicer apprentices this year – and it’s helped the district recruit top-notch talent. Watch this video for a taste of the demanding work cable splicers do every day.