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Floodwaters Begin To Recede After Hurricane Isaac

Floodwaters from the remnants of Hurricane Isaac are beginning to recede in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi. One of the places that's still dealing with serious problems is LaPlace, La.
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Judge Restores Extra Early Voting Days In Ohio

A federal judge has ruled that an Ohio law which would change early voting rules cannot take effect. The law would limit early voting in the final days before an election to military personnel. Pam Fessler talks to Melissa Block.
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Work Begins To Restore Power After Hurricane Isaac

Hundreds of thousands of people in the South are out of power in the wake of Hurricane Isaac. Melissa Block talks with one of the workers who is out fixing power lines — Corey Sharpe. He works for DEMCO, the largest power cooperative in Louisiana.
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Romney Tours Damage From Isaac In Louisiana

On his first day as the GOP's official Presidential candidate, Mitt Romney headed to Louisiana where he toured damage from Hurricane Isaac. Ari Shapiro talks to Melissa Block.
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Bernanke Supports Stimulus But Stays Quiet On Plans

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke made it clear in a speech Friday that he favors doing more to get the economy moving in a way that will bring the unemployment rate down. But he stopped short of announcing another round of stimulus, leaving that for the Fed's next meeting in mid-September.
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RNC's Program Aimed At Luring More Latino Voters

The Republican National Convention has been designed to appeal to many different voting groups, including Hispanics. But is there a gap between the speakers on the stage and the voters in the states?

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