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Transcript: Ann Romney's Convention Speech

Full transcript of Ann Romney's speech as prepared for delivery at the Republican National Convention. Includes audio and video of speech.
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Spreading Largesse In Lansing, Mich.

A group of residents, led by Bob Hoffman, spread joy and pay it forward in their community.
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For One Young Delegate, Social Issues Are Not A Litmus Test

Alexander Reber, 21, was drawn to politics by his home state governor, Virginia's Bob McDonnell. To Reber, education, transportation and infrastructure are the issues that matter most.
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Computer Troubles Freeze United Airlines' System, Bringing A Cascade Of Delays

Many travelers using United Airlines faced delays Tuesday, but they weren't connected to Hurricane Isaac. Instead, the airline's computer network crashed, leaving large parts of its system paralyzed for several hours Tuesday afternoon.
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Circles Of Friends In Cheyenne, Wyo.

Circles Wyoming volunteers are matched with people who want to escape poverty. They then coach, role model and have fun with their "intentional" friends.
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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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