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CAPITOL TELEVISION NEWS SERVICE

SACRAMENTO, CA

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 TH, 2007

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1. HEALTHCARE BILL VO/SOT

Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez and Senate President Pro Tempore Don Perata will preview their healthcare legislation. The duo plans to put their plan up for a vote even though the Governor has vowed to veto it as it is currently written. The pro tempore indicated last week that a special session would be likely following this legislative session that is scheduled to end Friday. The California Nurse's Association plans to protest the Perata/Nunez plan. Efforting soundbites and video.

2. CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE VO/SOT

The California Energy Commission is is sponsoring a four day conference on Climate Change in California. Topics for the fourth annual Climate Change Conference include the economics of climate change, methods to measure greenhouse gas emissions in the agriculture industry, and California's vulnerability to sea level rise. Efforting soundbites and video.

3. TERRORIST SENTENCING VO/SOT

Lodi terrorism defendant Hamid Hayat will be sentenced this morning at the federal courthouse in Sacramento. Hayat was convictd in April, 2006 of one count of providing material support or resources to terrorists, and three counts of making false statements to the on terrorism matters. FBI U.S. Attorney McGregor Scott is scheduled to discuss the sentencing after it occurs. Efforting soundbites and video.

4. BIKE AGAINST CHILDREN'S CANCER VO/SOT

Five dads are biking from the State to the nation's Capitol to raise awareness and money for neuroblastoma, a cancer that mostly affects children. These fathers have kids who have neuroblastoma, which accounts for more than half of all malignancies in babies. Efforting soundbites and video.

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Fire Commission Meeting The first meeting of the California/Nevada Tahoe Basin Fire Commission set up after the Tahoe area fire earlier this summer will take place in South Lake Tahoe.

GOVERNOR'S SCHEDULE

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is attending a stem cell research donation announcement at the University of California Los Angeles.

LEGISLATURE'S SCHEDULE

The Senate and Assembly convene at 10:30 A.M.

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