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:
- May 19, 2009 -- New Orleans is awarded the 2013 Super Bowl, beating out Miami and Glendale, Ariz. It will be the 10th time the city has hosted the game and the first since thousands of people took refuge in the heavily damaged Superdome after Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
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