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Transformer at glitch UW-RF campus, sends several to hospital; Chiefs head downtown for breakfast

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A transformer serving much of the UW-River Falls campus failed late Friday afternoon prompting a chain of events that sent people to the hospital for exposure to toxic fumes and left campus staff scrambling to minimize discomfort for the visiting Kansas City Chiefs.

River Falls Municipal Utilities brought in a replacement transformer from Beloit, Wis.. Full power was restored about 3 pm., Saturday -- more than 24 hours after the initial outage.

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