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How Do Republican Delegates Define Success?

Throughout this election, both Republicans and Democrats have focused on a common theme: a successful America. But that vision seems to be different for each party. Host Michel Martin hears from delegates and others at the Republican National Convention about what success for America means to them.
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Did Romney Make His Case?

Mitt Romney accepted the GOP nomination for president Thursday night at the Republican National Convention, promising to create jobs and boost the economy. Host Michel Martin checks in with Corey Ealons; he's a former communications adviser to the Obama administration; and with Ron Christie, a former aide to Vice President Dick Cheney.
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In Defense Of Tampa

Scott Finn of WUSF Public Media in Tampa, Fla., wonders why some media reports paint his city — host of the Republican National Convention — as "a disaster" and the "strip club capital of the world." He says Tampa looks as much like America as anywhere else and that bashers should back off.
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GOP's 'We Built It' Refrain Is Both Puzzling And Telling

The GOP's "We Built That" theme, which grew out of a gaffe by President Obama, all but took over the Tampa convention. Republicans say this line of attack, legitimate or not, highlights what they say is Obama's true attitude toward business. And they believe they can win by convincing the public that the president doesn't understand where jobs come from.
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Street Running In Rochester, N.Y.

New Life Presbyterian Church helps city kids running the streets learn how to be better runners.
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Virginia Republicans Give Support To Romney

Virginia delegates who attended the Republican National Convention are standing behind Romney, and accusing the media of portraying the Republican presidential nominee in a bad light.

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40-Year-Old Cheese To Sell For $10 An Ounce

Edward Zahn was closing up his cheese shop when he discovered wooden boxes of cheese. The cheddar cheese had been accidentally aged, and overlooked in the cooler for up to 40 years. The Wisconsin State Journal says a dealer will sell the cheese for $10 an ounce.

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