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On Katrina's 7th Anniversary, A New Storm Hurtles In

Audie Cornish talks with Mark Schleifstein of the Times-Picayune, about New Orleans' preparedness for today versus seven years ago, when it was pummeled by Hurricane Katrina. The city is bracing for the possibility that tropical storm Isaac may turn into a hurricane.
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Ron Paul Still Rallying Support At GOP Convention

There's great enthusiasm at the GOP convention — but not for the man presumed to be the nominee. Ron Paul supporters held a huge rally and party, and showed mostly indifference toward Mitt Romney.
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Tropical Storm Isaac Takes Aim At Gulf Coast

The massive Tropical Storm Isaac is moving through the Gulf of Mexico and heading toward landfall. Thousands have already evacuated and others are bracing for the storm.
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GOP Convention Officially Opens, Then Adjourns

Melissa Block talks to Robert Siegel about the postponed Monday opening session of the 2012 GOP convention in Tampa, Fla.
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Denali National Park Still Closed After Bear Attack

Part of Alaska's Denali National Park is still closed after a hiker was mauled to death by a grizzly bear on Friday. It was the first fatality from a bear attack in the park's nearly 100 year history. Melissa Block talks to park superintendent Paul Anderson for an update.
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GOP Delegates Learn Policy From Gingrich At 'Newt U'

Every day at the convention in Tampa, Newt Gingrich — the former House Speaker and a former college professor — will hold a two hour policy workshop.

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