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Tuesday, September 11, 2007
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1. 9-11 MEMORIAL AT CAL EXPO VO/SOT
Cal Expo, home of the State Fair, will reopen its 9/11 Memorial Plaza for public viewing and reflection. The California State Fair Memorial Plaza Fund was established in 2002 with the mission to educate and help the public understand the events of September 11, 2001. The fund supported the development of a permanent outdoor exhibit commemorating the tragedies of the attacks on the Pentagon and World Trade Center. Efforting soundbites and video.
2. WELCOME HOME CEREMONY UNSCRIPTED
The America's Heroes Foundation will honor California's Purple Heart recipients serving in Iraq and Afghanistan and will commemorate the 225th anniversary of the Purple Heart in a ceremony at the State Capitol. The event will also mark the sixth anniversary of the September 11th attacks. Efforting soundbites and video that will be fed raw due to late time of event.
3. NURSES/FIRST RESPONDERS RALLY VO/SOT
The California Nurse's Association will rally at the State Capitol in favor of government administered healthcare. Demonstrators will include some of the rescue workers from the World Trade Center from September 11, 2001 who were unable to receive health care and were featured in the Michael Moore movie "Sicko." Efforting soundbites and video.
4. HOMELAND SECURITY/9-11 VO/SOT
Feeding soundbites and video of State Homeland Security Director discussing port security, 9-11 and other issues related to homeland security.
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Iraq Measure A bill that would place an advisory measure on the February 2008 ballot to get United States troops out of Iraq has until tonight at midnight to be signed or vetoed. The bill's author thought yesterday was the final day to act on the bill or have it become law by virtue of inaction. The governor sought legislative counsel's opinion which said he has until tonight to do so.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is in Sacramento for private meetings.
The Senate convenes at 9:30. The Assembly convenes at 10 A.M.
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