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The city will be scrutinized by the national media this week, here's a flavor of what they're saying so far.

- Power outage will hurt New Orleans' chances of hosting another Super Bowl (Forbes)

- Power outage, what happened? (CBSNews)

- Power outage sent social media through the roof (CNN)

- Superdome goes dark (NYTimes)

- Embarrassing electric debacle (NYPost)

- Superdome outage unnerved fans (Baltimore Sun)

- Biggest U.S. sporting event plunged into darkness (Chicago Tribune)

- Celebrities react to outage (ESPN)

Previous day's links

- New Orleans a tough act to follow for Super Bowl host (Steve Politi,

- New Orleans the real Super Bowl winner (Wall Street Journal)

- In shadow of Super Bowl, New Orleans struggles (Sean Gregory, TIMEMagazine)

- In Louisiana's River Towns, a Flow of Talent (Jere Longman, N.Y. Times)

- The Real Super Bowl Winner: Why New Orleans has come back better after Katrina (Wall Street Journal, Opinion)

- Katrina spurs transformation of New Orleans schools (Scott Pelley, CBSNews)

- Poppy Tooker helped save the soul of New Orleans after Katrina and now famed Big Easy chef is ready for a Super party (Tim Smith, NY Daily News)

- For New Orleans, Superdome A Symbol Of City's Spirit (Tim O'Brien, NPR)

- New Orleans restaurateur sees city bouncing back (Tim Smith, New York Daily News)

- Drew Brees embraces New Orleans ambassador role (John Saraceno, USAToday)

- Super Bowl spending spree (Seana Smith, FOXBusiness)

- N.O. Hotel serves up $10,000 cocktail for Super Bowl (Genevieve Shaw Brown, ABC)

- Super Bowl brought N.O. back, but music never left (Alicia Jessop, Forbes)

- New Orleans getting the Super Bowl luck Dallas never got (Gordon Keith, Dallas Morning News)

- Steve Gleason remains the Spirit of New Orleans (Mike Wise, Washington Post)

- Political odd couple working to restore New Orleans Super Bowl image (Associated Press)

- Poll: Most have a good image of New Orleans (CBSNews)

- Cash only! Tickets to game available on street (Brett Michael Dykes, NYTimes)

- Big Easy to get crazy with Super Bowl fever (Rick Jervis, USAToday)

- New Orleans celebrating more than Super Bowl (Andrew S. Ross, San Francisco Chronicle)

- Super Gras a big score for N.O. (Stephanie Oswald, CNN)

- The Greatest Moment in New Orleans Sports History (Les Carpenter, Yahoo!)

- Local businesses benefit from New Orleans Renaissance, Super Bowl (Alicia Jessup, Forbes)

- Why Super Bowl is great showcase for revitalized New Orleans (John Ellett, Forbes)

- New Orleans beefs up security for Super Bowl (Jim Axelrod, CBSNews)

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- Super Bowl's return to New Orleans an emotional time for some (Kate Fagan, ESPN W)

- New Orleans aiming for a '10'as a Super Bowl host (Larry Fine, Reuters)

- Super Bowl visitors to drop $185 million on visit to N.O. (Forbes)

- New Orleans Super Bowl shows city has come back from Katrina (Sam Gardner, FOXSports)

- New Orleans Super Bowl can be weird, but good (Mike Hlas, The

- No doubt New Orleans can pull off spectacular Super Bowl (Pat Yasinskas, ESPN Blog)

- Special foods on the menu for fans at the Super Bowl (Tyler Sullivan, Daily

- New Orleans is proud to have the Super Bowl back here and many hope it shows how far we've come since Katrina (Doug Farrar, Yahoo! Sports, profiling James Carville)

- New Orleans' grudge against Goodell evident, but not over (Mike Freeman,

- In New Orleans Super Bowls, biggest drama has come off the field (Dave Anderson, New York Times)

- Tagliabue played a large part in saving New Orleans after Katrina (Mike Freeman,

- San Francisco restaurant critic names his favorite N.O. restaurants (Michael Bauer, San Francisco Chronicle)

- Super Bowl, Mardi Gras collide in Party City (Rick Jervis, USAToday)

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