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Published February 05, 2013, 08:58 AM

Documents: Officials worried about Superdome power

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Concerned the Superdome might not be able to handle the energy needed for its first Super Bowl since Hurricane Katrina, officials spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on upgrades to decayed utility lines, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press. The improvements apparently weren't enough, however, to prevent what ended up being an embarrassing and puzzling 34-minute power outage during the third quarter of the game between the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.

By: KEVIN McGILL,Associated Press MICHAEL KUNZELMAN,Associated Press, Associated Press

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