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Ann Romney, Gov. Christie & The Roll Call: Today's Convention Highlights

Here's a look at when things are happening today in Tampa. Also: who and what to watch for.

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Hurricane Isaac Makes Landfall In Southeast Louisiana, Headed For Baton Rouge

Isaac's core was expected to pass west of New Orleans with winds close to 80 mph and head for Baton Rouge, La. It was expected to gradually weaken. The storm made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River at 6:45 p.m. local time.
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Books Behind Bars In Needham, Mass.

A Book from Mom provides incarcerated mothers with brand new children's books to give as gifts to their children during prison visits.
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Theatergoer To Be Charged After Gun Went Off

Police say Fernando Santana Eagleheart was watching a movie in Sparks, Nev., when he dropped his gun and it fired. According to the Reno Gazette-Journal, Eagleheart apologized to the crowd in the theater as he left. Nobody was hurt except Eagleheart. He faces a misdemeanor charge for firing the gun.
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Reaching Age 100 Is No Reason To Slow Down

Besse Cooper, the world's oldest living person, turned 116 over the weekend. For her birthday, Walton County, Ga., named a bridge after her. Over at Facebook headquarters, tech savvy Florence Detlor was honored by Mark Zuckerberg. At 101, Detlor is recognized as the social network's oldest registered user.
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Romney's Forces Are In Control For Now, But Maybe Not For Long

ANALYSIS: The next era of conservative politics is just as likely to be dominated by the insurgents as by the forces that have brought Mitt Romney to his party's presidential nomination.

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Gulf Coast Hunkers Down For Isaac's Wind And Rain

People along a wide swath of the Gulf of Mexico coastline are making preparations for Tropical Storm Isaac. The storm is headed toward New Orleans, and is scheduled to develop into a hurricane that could make landfall as early as Tuesday.

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