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The latest from the Republican National Convention

By and on August 30th, 2012

Cameron Taylor / WUFT-FM

Florida's 89.1, WUFT-FM's Cameron Taylor reporting from the RNC

It’s the final night at the Republican national convention in Tampa.  Presidential nominee Mitt Romney is going to deliver his address to the delegates, as the GOP gets ready to take on President Barrack Obama.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’S Cameron Taylor has been reporting from the RNC, and says republicans seem to be pumped up for tonight:

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Taylor, who has also been serving as an intern for CBS news, says the republicans at the convention seem to feel a tide could be turning:

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For tonight’s final session, Taylor reports two well known Florida politicians will be able to stir the crowd as well:

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Taylor spoke with wuft-fm’s tom krynski about the convention:

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We also talked to taylor about the convention from start to finish:

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