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Parks Vie For Space In Miami's Forest Of Condos

Miami may bring to mind images of the sea and palm trees, but according to park advocates, it also suffers from a lack of green space. That can make it difficult for downtown residents to find places to enjoy the outdoors. Advocates are trying to remedy that — in the face of ongoing downtown development.
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Delegates From Swing State Ohio Center Stage At RNC

Robert Siegel is in Tampa for the Republican National Convention. On Monday he visited the delegation of a key battleground state, Ohio. It's a very close race there between President Obama and Mitt Romney, but Ohio Republicans feel they have the right team and message to win.
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High Profile Names To Speak On RNC's First Full Day

Mara Liasson joins Melissa Block from Tampa to talk about Tuesday's speakers at the Republican national convention. Among them are Mitt Romney's wife Ann, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Rick Santorum.
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Judges Toss Out Texas' New Redistricting Maps

A federal appeals court has thrown out Texas' redistricting plan, barely two months before the November election. Carrie Johnson talks to Melissa Block about ruling.
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Gulf Coast Residents Brace For Hurricane Isaac

Debbie Elliott has spent the day driving along the Mississippi coast as people prepare for Isaac. The storm has dumped heavy rain across the area. She speaks with Audie Cornish from Gulfport, Mississippi.

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