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MIAMI (AP) - August 26, 2008

Federal agents report they've busted up a pot growing operation in the Mall of the Americas in Miami.

The hydroponic grow house was located deep in a storeroom at the mall.

Agents say growers tapped into the mall's power lines for electricity, but the amateur wiring could have caused a fire.

No one was arrested, though 200 plants were seized.

Authorities aren't saying what tipped them to the mall marijuana.

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