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With Hurricane Gustav making a beeline for the Gulf Coast, much of Monday's start to the Republican National Convention in St. Paul has been suspended. Here are some resources for to learn more about the hurricane and how to help, as well as some for those wondering what will happen to the GOP convention.

Gustav Information Center - compiled this weekend by public media and other participants, this social network includes links to government alerts about the storm, first-hand accounts, and a way to connect those looking for information.

Mississippi Public Broadcasting is live updating their Twitter feed with the latest from Jackson, Miss.

And from St. Paul, NewsHour's Ray Suarez sat down with historians Richard Norton Smith and Peniel Joseph to analyze what Monday's postponement may mean for the GOP.









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