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Slideshow: Tampa, GOP prepare for Isaac-threatened convention

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WUFT-FM/WUFT-TV reporter Cameron Taylor is in Tampa this week for the 2012 Republican national convention. Here are photos he took during preparation the weekend before events are set to begin.

The Republican National Convention begins today in Tampa, but in an unconventional way because of Tropical Storm Isaac.  Many are now wondering how this will affect Florida and more importantly the events of the RNC.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Robert Lopez spoke with Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Cameron Taylor who is in Tampa, about how the storm has impacted the convention and how the rest of the week will play out.

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