Alvin Greene Hits The Campaign Trail

Senate candiddate Alvin Greene in Manning, S.C. CBS

Senate candiddate Alvin Greene in Manning, S.C.
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The underwater web cam of the Gulf oil spill remains calm, but trouble appears to be surfacing. Government engineers say a possible new leak has been detected and that could lead to a showdown with BP over relieving pressure in the well.

In South Carolina on Sunday, surprise Democratic senate candidate Alvin Greene made his first campaign stop at an NAACP event.

His GOP opponent, Sen. Jim DeMint has raised $3.5 million for the general election. Greene's coffers have yet to break $5,000

In Kansas City, a commuter nightmare after heavy rain created a 34-foot sink-hole, shutting down a key highway ramp.

And coming to your inbox soon, Japanese beat-boxer Hikakin has released his beatbox of the sounds of Super Mario. The video is approaching 3 million hits on YouTube.

  • CBS Interactive staff

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