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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)  ORG XMIT: RNC501