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Isaac Dumps Major Rainfall Around New Orleans

Because Isaac is moving slowly, it is dumping a lot of rain. The president of Plaquemines Parish is reporting plenty of damage. He says water washed over a levee and stranded people in that area of southeastern Louisiana.
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South Carolina Drenched By Isaac Spinoff

A second storm detached itself from Hurricane Isaac and is moving up the Atlantic Coast. It dumped nearly eight inches of rain over South Carolina on Tuesday.
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GOP Reaches Out To Women More In Convention Programming Than In Platform Writing

The Republican National Convention is trying to build a bridge to more female voters.

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Boomer Women Prove They Can Dine Out And Still Lose Weight

Women who add more servings of fruit and veggies a day lost more weight even if they dined out two or three times a week, according to a new study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
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The Risks And Rewards Of Romney's Faith Story

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is beginning to open up about his Mormon faith. Will this help "humanize" him, or will it backfire in an age when most people's exposure to the Mormon faith is South Park or The Book of Mormon?
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Five Takeaways From Tuesday At The Republican Convention

Republicans set the tone for their convention with lots of talk about why their ideas are better for the nation than those of President Obama and the Democrats. But they also showed a lot of love for some stars, including Ann Romney and several governors.
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Transcript: Gov. Chris Christie's Convention Speech

Transcript of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's keynote speech at the Republican National Convention, plus audio and video of the speech.
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Transcript: Ann Romney's Convention Speech

Full transcript of Ann Romney's speech as prepared for delivery at the Republican National Convention. Includes audio and video of speech.

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