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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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Fla. Swing County Gets Bombarded With Political Ads

Clearwater, Fla., is in the swing county of Pinellas. That county went to George W. Bush in 2004 and Barack Obama in 2008. Now it's up for grabs. Steve Inskeep talks to Clearwater Mayor George Cretekos about voters' concerns there.
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GOP Convention Delegates Ready To Roll In Tampa

Republicans meeting in Florida will officially nominate Mitt Romney as their presidential nominee Tuesday. The convention gets into full swing after a day of weather delays. The platform committee says final approval of the document will come this afternoon.

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