Monday, August 27, 2012

Tropical Storm Isaac Eyed As Possible Hurricane


Tropical Storm Isaac barely stirred Florida Keys residents from their fabled nonchalance Sunday, while the Gulf Coast braced for the possibility that the storm will strengthen into a hurricane by the time it makes landfall there. (Aug. 26)

Former Candidates Fire Up GOP Crowds


The former Republican Presidential candidates are appearing in Tampa. Rep. Ron Paul addressed a group of his supporters. Rep. Michelle Bachmann and Herman Cain addressed a joint event. (Aug. 27)

Today in History for August 27th - Krakatoa erupts in South Pacific; President Lyndon Johnson and Mother Teresa born; America's first successful oil well;


Highlights of this day in history: Krakatoa erupts in South Pacific; President Lyndon Johnson and Mother Teresa born; America's first successful oil well; Britain's Lord Louis Mountbatten killed; Beatles manager Brian Epstein dies. (Aug. 27)

Protesters March in Tampa Against GOP Convention


Approximately 150 protestors marched through downtown Tampa Sunday on the eve of the Republican National Convention on Sunday. (Aug. 26)

Miss. Declares Emergency As Isaac Aims for State


Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has declared a state of emergency as officials prepare for a hit from what's now Tropical Storm Isaac. Isaac is predicted to strengthen into a hurricane and drive a storm tide of 6-12 feet into coastal estuaries. (Aug. 26)

Gulf Coast Residents Warned About Isaac


The Gulf Coast hasn't been hit by a hurricane since 2008, but the National Hurricane Center has issued a hurricane warning for a large swath of the northern Gulf Coast from an area near New Orleans to Destin, Fla. (Aug. 26)

Isaac Prompts State of Emergency in Lousiana


Gov. Bobby Jindal has declared a state of emergency in Lousiana ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac which is predicted to strike as a Category 2 hurricane somewhere between the New Orleans area to the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday. (Aug. 26)

AP Top Stories - ; GOP adjusts convention plans; Former Fla. Governor Crist endorses Obama


Here's the latest news for Sunday, Aug. 26: Forecasters: Isaac could hit New Orleans; GOP adjusts convention plans; Former Fla. Governor Crist endorses Obama; Former S.C. governor engaged

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