Brand & Martínez for August 27, 2012

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12 years after Bush v. Gore, how has voting changed?

This election is expected to come down to a handful of swing states, including Florida. Ever since 2000 - Florida has had a special significance in presidential elections.
2012 Republican National Convention Delayed By Tropical Storm Isaac

Chris Christie speaks to Calif. delegation as RNC proceedings cut short

Tropical Storm Isaac has put a damper on the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida. Forecasters expect the storm to reach hurricane strength and make landfall on the Gulf coast as soon as Tuesday.
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Isaac bears down on New Orleans 7 years after Katrina

As Isaac heads for New Orleans, we check in with a fisherman who's life was devastated seven years ago during Katrina.
Paralympics Runner

SoCal Paralympic runner shares the sport with her true love

Katy Sullivan from Burbank, born without legs, explains how she trains for London as her wheelchair-bound husband recounts their love story.

Earthquake swarms jolt SoCal

Aftershocks are still being felt after Sunday's "swarm" of earthquakes here in southern California.

Swimmer Diana Nyad won't attempt Cuba swim again

Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad is back in southern California. She's recovering from her fourth attempt to swim from Cuba to Key West, Florida without a shark cage.
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