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mikesilvia
09-05-2012, 07:10 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Mother Nature (and political caution) persuaded Democrats to move President Obama's acceptance speech Thursday from the outdoor Bank of America Stadium to the much smaller, indoor Time Warner Cable Arena, which has housed the convention program thus far. With that major change, downpours akin to the gully washers that prompted flood advisory warnings here on Tuesday dissolve as Obama campaign worries. No more nightmares about the risks of lightning strikes, power outages, and miserable television imagery (and screaming TV news execs). And no more hand-wringing about...

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