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Superdome commission eyes change to power system

The panel that runs Louisiana's Superdome approved spending up to $100,000 on Wednesday for an engineering study to be done with an eye toward changing the stadium's emergency power systems. Full story

Trey Songz added to Essence Fest lineup

R&B singer-songwriter Trey Songz, who has collaborated with hip-hop artists Jay-Z, Drake and others, has been added to this year's Essence Festival lineup. Full story

Key events surrounding Super Bowl blackout

The company that supplied electricity to the Super Bowl says the blackout that halted the big game was caused by a device it installed specially to prevent a power failure. A look at key events surrounding the blackout: Full story

Superdome loses power during Super Bowl

   The Super Bowl was delayed in the 3rd quarter for more than 30 minutes due to a power outage at the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. MSNBC’s Milissa Rehberger reports.

'Dark Knight' villain Bane takes heat for Super Bowl blackout

When some of the lights went out shortly after halftime at Super Bowl XXXXVII, the online jokes went on. Many joked that an electrifying performance by Beyonce and Destiny's Child at halftime took out the Superdome's power, but others pointed to a more sinister entertainment conn … Full story

What’s the average ticket price for the Super Bowl?

   Some 150,000 fans will fill the city of New Orleans for the big game, and 73,000 lucky fans will have tickets to get them into the Superdome. How much will it cost to get through the door on Sunday? NBC’s Janet Shamlian reports.

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The Superdome field is covered in partial darkness during a power outage in the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game in New Orleans.
The Superdome field is covered in partial darkness during a power outage in the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game in New Orleans.

The Superdome field is covered in partial darkness during a power outage in the third quarter in the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game between the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 3, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL)

San Francisco 49ers cheerleaders perform during a power outage at the Superdome in the second half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game between the 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, in New Orleans.