[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/US/weather/07/23/hurricane.dolly/art.dolly.trees.ap.jpg caption="Police patrol the streets of South Padre Island, Texas, on Wednesday as Hurricane Dolly approaches."]Maureen Miller
Tropical Storm Dolly is messing with Texas tonight. South Padre Island took a direct hit when the storm came ashore earlier today, as a category two hurricane with 100+ mph winds. All over the island, roofs are gone, trees are uprooted and many residents will have a lot to clean-up. We noticed on the town's web site the slogan "Where Paradise meets the Gulf". It's not a paradise tonight. 360's Gary Tuchman is on the island for us. It's been a tough assignment for him. You may have seen him earlier today on CNN. He'll have the latest on Dolly.
Also tonight, Barack Obama in the Middle East.
He spent the day meeting with Israeli and Palestinian leaders. Meantime, John McCain is taking some unusual steps to get try to attention while his opponent is overseas. We've got the raw politics. And, a GOP politican says he won't be McCain's running mate. We'll tell you who.
Plus, Black in America. The story of two brothers living very different lives. One is a preacher and a college professor. The other is serving a life sentence for murder. More of Soledad O'Brien's fascinating look at race in America tonight on 360°.
All that and more tonight at 11pm ET, after Black in America.
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