Actor-director Clint Eastwood is the surprise guest at the Republican National Convention, it was announced this afternoon. Eastwood will speak tonight before Mitt Romney accepts his party’s nomination. Eastwood was in a Super Bowl commercial earlier this year that many thought endorsed President Barack Obama, but Eastwood endorsed Romney this month.
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“This is a man-made beach. Most of that sand is gone. Thousands of homes have been damaged; people have been out of their homes and will be.” - Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant, talking about flooding damage from Isaac. The storm has damaged a dam in Mississippi, but it is still holding, officials say.
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