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Power Outage Throws Super Bowl Into The Dark

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San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Daniel Kilgore (67) waits on the bench during a power outage during the second half of the Super Bowl Sunday.

Updated at 9:16 p.m. ET:

The Super Bowl has resumed after a power outage left part of the Superdome in New Orleans in the dark, shortly after the half-time show. The outage lasted more than 30 minutes.

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"There is no scoreboard, play clock or anything else working except for some ceiling lights," the San Jose Mercury News reported.

At the time of the outage, the Baltimore Ravens were leading 28 to 6 against the San Francisco 49ers.

CBS reports some of the lights are coming back on. TV announcer Solomon Wilcots reports the coaches are planning to keep the players on the field and keep them stretching.

We'll continue to update as more information comes in.

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