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Joel Jimenez, right, and Issac Page remove an awning outside the Tampa Convention Center which serves as the media center for the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012. Precautions were being taken in anticipation of Tropical Storm Isaac. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

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Updated: August 26, 2012 6:27PM



TAMPA, FL. — The clouds are overcast, the wind starting to pick up on Sunday morning as Isaac — now more likely a tropical storm than a hurricane— already chopped a day off the Republican convention. Convention planners today are scrambling to redo the schedule to pack four days of speakers into three, starting on Tuesday. The worst of the storm is expected on Monday. http://suntm.es/QiugTU

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