Here are some of the AP Video-US stories we're working on for 08/29/2012.

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Posted on August 29, 2012 at 3:30 PM

Updated Wednesday, Aug 29 at 3:31 PM

Here are some of the AP Video-US stories we're working on for 08/29/2012.

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FEATURES

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IDENTIFYING REMAINS IN POTTER'S FIELD - The NY Medical Examiner's office is digging up remains from a mass cemetery on Hart Island called Potter's field. It's using advances in technology and forensics to try to identify some of the remains. The deceased that cannot be identified end up in Potter's Field. The Maurer family has benefited from these efforts. Their son, Ben, was identified and they were able to get the closure they were looking for.

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NATIONAL

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HURRICANE ISAAC

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LOUISIANA TROOPS RESCUE ISAAC - Louisiana officials say about two dozen people were stuck and in need of rescue on the east bank of Plaquemines Parish. A Louisiana National Guard spokesman says evacuations are beginning.

HURRICANE ISAAC BATTERS GULF COAST - Hurricane Isaac pushed water over a rural levee to flood some homes, knocked out power and immersed beach-front roads in Louisiana and Mississippi.

JINDAL: MAY BREAK LEVEE TO RELIEVE PRESSURE - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says coastal officials may intentionally break a levee on the east bank of Plaquemines Parish to relieve pressure on the structure.

FLORIDA BEGINS ISAAC CLEAN UP - Florida Governor Rick Scott said that South Florida counties were still mopping up from the heavy rain and winds caused by Isaac. Scott said Palm Beach County remains the biggest concern, but it's still too early to estimate damage.

ISAAC HITS ON KATRINA ANNIVERSARY - Hurricane Isaac is drenching the New Orleans area today on the 7th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

BILOXI BATTERED BY ISAAC - Isaac inundated low-lying areas along Mississippi's Gulf Coast on Wednesday as hurricane-driven water rose several feet in some spots while thousands wait out the storm in shelters.

RAIN, WIND IN NEW ORLEANS - Rain and wind from Hurricane Isaac are pounding New Orleans Wednesday morning.

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AP is positioned throughout the northern Gulf, and will continue reporting from different locations. As the storm continues to move north, we will take a look at Hurricane Isaac's aftermath.

REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION

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OLDEST MEETS YOUNGEST ON GOP CONVENTION FLOOR - The GOP Convention's oldest delegate, 93-year-old former Montana Gov. Tim Babcock, meets the youngest delegate, 17-year-old Even Draim from Virginia. They discuss Babcock's 15 conventions, their passion for Romney, and the future of the Republican Party.

WOMEN REACT TO ANN ROMNEY'S SPEECH - We talk to women about Ann Romney's speech that was an effort to get their vote in November.

GIULIANI ON ROMNEY AND RYAN - Former New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani describes what Paul Ryan needs to accomplish in his speech Wednesday night, and Mitt Romney in his Thursday night nomination address.

REPUBLICANS NOMINATE ROMNEY AND RYAN - Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan officially became the Republican opponents who will challenge President Obama in November.

UTAH CANDIDATE MIA LOVE SPEAKS AT RNC - Utah congressional candidate Mia Love spoke Tuesday night during a coveted slot at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.

SC GOVERNOR: OBAMA STANDS IN THE WAY OF SUCCESS - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley spoke at the RNC, saying President Barack Obama and the federal government are obstacles to success.

ANN ROMNEY: HUSBAND WILL LIFT AMERICA - Ann Romney is sharing with her fellow Republicans and the nation the family side of the man she met at a high school dance more than four decades ago.

NJ GOVERNOR: DEMOCRATS DRIVING US OFF FISCAL CLIFF - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gave the keynote address at the RNC, saying Democrats aren't being up front with Americans about the fiscal difficulties the country faces.

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GOV. RICHARD SNYDER OF MICHIGAN - An interview with the Republican governor of Michigan, Richard Snyder.

RNC SPEAKERS - Tonight, we hear from former Sec. of State Condoleezza Rice, Senator John McCain, New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez and the Republican nominee for Vice President Paul Ryan.

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REGIONAL

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OH, WITNESSES EXPECTED IN AMISH BEARD-CUTTING TRIAL - Prosecutors are set to begin calling witnesses, in the trial of 16 Amish men and women charged with hate crimes. They're accused of attacking Amish people, and cutting their hair and beards.

NY, LEVI ARON - Levi Aron faces sentencing for the killing and dismembering of Leiby Kletzky, an 8-year-old Orthodox Jewish boy in Brooklyn.

NY, ONO AND LENNON AGAINST FRACKING - Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon lead the 'Artists Against Fracking' and sit down for a one-on-one with the AP.

CA, UNUSED SOLYNDRA PARTS USED FOR ART - Two artists have created an art installation using unused glass tubes from bankrupt solar power firm Solyndra.

DC, UNITED AIRLINES TECH ISSUES - United Airlines' computer reservation system and website failed yesterday, raising concerns leading into the holiday weekend.

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INTERNATIONAL

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WORLD'S LARGEST TOMATO FIGHT - Tens of thousands slug it out in the world's largest tomato fight in Bunol, Spain.

WORLD WAR II BOMB DETONATED BY EXPERTS - Explosive experts in Germany detonated the remains of a 550-pound World War II bomb in central Munich.

TYPHOON BOLAVEN HITS CHINA - Typhoon Bolaven brings gale-force winds and downpours to northeast China.

JAPAN-NORTH KOREA TALKS - Officials from Japan and North Korea are holding their first bilateral talks in four years in China, North Korea's biggest supporter. Japan hopes that the new North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, will adopt a less confrontational approach to international relations.

SYRIA REFUGEES - Turkey's foreign minister says he will press the UN Security Council to set up a safe haven inside Syria to protest thousands of people fleeing from fighting.

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ENTERTAINMENT

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THE SCRIPT AND WILL.I.AM - The Script frontman Danny O'Donoghue talks about the band's new single, album and collaborating with Will.I.Am.

'POSSESSION' - Kyra Sedgwick and Jeffrey Dean Morgan talk about their new horror movie, 'The Possession.'

FEMALE COMEDY 'FOR A GOOD TIME, CALL . . .' - Lauren Miller and Ari Graynor talk about their new comedy, 'For A Good Time, Call . . .'.

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AP LIFESTYLE (AP VIDEO-US INCLUDES AP LIFESTYLE STORIES)

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MEGA MANSIONS IN THE US - The luxury property market is on the up in some of California's most exclusive and desirable neighborhoods. Bel Air mega-mansions are proving the financial downturn hasn't affected everyone.

GREY NOMADS IN AUSTRALIA - Older travelers, mainly retirees, make up a large portion of adventurers exploring the outback, contributing to a portion of the nation's tourist revenue.

INDIA LUXURY JEWELRY - The India International Jewelry Show hosts the top jewelry design companies and retailers in the world, featuring a jewel-encrusted Rolls Royce Phantom II and a dress made entirely from gold.

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