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Republican Convention Derailed by Hurricane, Targeted by Protesters

Republican Convention Derailed by Hurricane, Targeted by Protesters

SAINT PAUL, Minnesota, September 2, 2008 (ENS) – The 2008 Republican National Convention opened Monday at Saint Paul’s Xcel Energy Center without speeches from President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney and other prominent speakers who had been scheduled to appear but were busy with activities related to Hurricane Gustav. Weaker than forecast, the…