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Floodwaters Begin To Recede After Hurricane Isaac

Floodwaters from the remnants of Hurricane Isaac are beginning to recede in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi. One of the places that's still dealing with serious problems is LaPlace, La.
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Romney Tours Damage From Isaac In Louisiana

On his first day as the GOP's official Presidential candidate, Mitt Romney headed to Louisiana where he toured damage from Hurricane Isaac. Ari Shapiro talks to Melissa Block.
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Bernanke Supports Stimulus But Stays Quiet On Plans

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke made it clear in a speech Friday that he favors doing more to get the economy moving in a way that will bring the unemployment rate down. But he stopped short of announcing another round of stimulus, leaving that for the Fed's next meeting in mid-September.
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RNC's Program Aimed At Luring More Latino Voters

The Republican National Convention has been designed to appeal to many different voting groups, including Hispanics. But is there a gap between the speakers on the stage and the voters in the states?
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Recycling Bikes In Albany, N.Y.

The Albany Bicycle Coalition repairs trashed bikes and donates them to local organizations for kids.
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Gas Prices Expected To Retreat As Isaac Fades

With the remnants of Isaac dissipating, economists are saying the storm's national economic impact will be relatively muted and short-lived. After the Labor Day weekend, gasoline prices are expected to begin easing down from their storm-related run-up.
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Hay Is For Horses In Tryon, N.C.

The equine community here pledged to donate some of their hay to help each other keep their horses fed during droughts and other downturns.

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