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CTNS SCRIPTS

CAPITOL TELEVISION NEWS SERVICE

SACRAMENTO, CA

(916) 446-7890

Friday, August 17, 2007

TO REQUEST 16 BY 9 FILES OF THE CTNS NEWSFEED ONLINE PLEASE CONTACT VENUS AT HER CELL OR EMAIL. THE PRELIM, MIDDAY AND SCRIPTS ARE AVAILABLE ON THE WEB AT WWW.CTNSNEWS.COM .

1. U.C. MERCED HEARING......................................VO/SOT

2. STATE FAIR OPENS............................................VO/SOT

3. D.A. CLEARS CHP CONFLICT OF INTEREST................VO/FILE

4. TAX INSPECTOR REQUESTS APPROVED........VO/SOT

***STATE FAIR OPENS VO/SOT

LIVE: CALIFORNIA'S 154TH STATE FAIR STARTS TODAY IN THE CAPITOL CITY.

SUPER: TODAY/CAL EXPO/SACRAMENTO

VO: (:30) THE GRAND OPENING INCLUDED SPEECHES FROM STATE AND LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS, BEFORE THE CORN DOG TOAST AND THE OPENING OF THE TURNSTILES. THIS YEAR'S FAIR FEATURES TOY-TOPIA, WHICH IS A TOY DISPLAY FEATURING A BEAR MADE OF 41 THOUSAND LEGO'S, MIDWAY RIDES, NIGHTLY CONCERTS AND MORE THAN JUST A HOT DOG ON A STICK.

SUPER: NORB BARTOSIK/GENERAL MANAGER/CAL EXPO

SOT: (03:08-:20)(:12)

SAYS: "DON'T MISS SCIENCE ON A SPHERE, I GUARANTEE YOU'LL LOVE IT. VISIT OUR OWN RAIN FOREST AND FLORICULTURE AND MUCH MORE. IT'S 15 DAYS OF BIG FUN AND WE PROMISE IT WILL NEVER GROW OLD."

VO TAG: THE STATE FAIR GOES FROM NOW THROUGH LABOR DAY, AT CAL EXPO IN SACRAMENTO. THE FAIR IS CLOSED ON MONDAYS EXCEPT FOR LABOR DAY.

EDITOR'S NOTE:

FOR MORE STATE FAIR INFORMATION ON HOURS, PRICES, ETC GO TO:

www.bigfun.org

EXTRA BITES:

SUPER: A.G. KAWAMURA/SECRETARY/CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE

SOT: (:14)

SAYS: "NO, THERE'S NO CHOCOLATE COWS IN HERE THERE'S LIVE COWS THAT WILL DELIVER ALL THE NUTRITION ALL THE FRUITS AND VEGETABLES WHETHER IT'S A CORN ON THE COB, WHETHER IT'S AVOCADOES THAT ARE DEEP FRIED, THESE ARE GREAT WAYS TO EXPERIENCE CALIFORNIA'S PRODUCE SO FOOD IS FUN."

SUPER: JOHN GARAMENDI/LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR/D-WALNUT GROVE

SOT: (:25)

SAYS: "THE TOY TOPIA, THERE IS A GOLDEN BEAR THERE THAT HAS 41 THOUSAND PIECES OF LEGO'S PUT TOGETHER. IT'S A WORK OF ART IT'S ALSO AN EXAMPLE OF WHAT CAN BE DONE BY PEOPLE THAT HAVE IMAGINATIONS. I SEE SOME IMAGINATIVE YOUNG LADIES DOWN HERE IN FRONT, DECKED OUT IN 1890 COSTUMES. IT IS EVERYTHING YOU'D WANT TO HAVE IN A STATE FAIR."

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