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Brad Weninger works on lines in New York City after Superstorm Sandy.

North Dakota man restores power in storm-damaged New York City


CARRINGTON -- On Brad Weninger's first trip to New York, the days were long, the work was treacherous and a cot in an empty office building qualified as luxury accommodations.

The Otter Tail Power lineman from Carrington was among 17 people from the company who agreed to travel to the East Coast to help with recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. He and his co-workers returned home Friday after spending two weeks helping to get the storm-swept city's lights back on.

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