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CAPITOL TELEVISION NEWS SERVICE
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Friday, November 2, 2007
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1. ANTI GAY TEXTBOOK INITIATIVE VO/SOT
Supporters of a potential ballot initiative that would overturn a bill signed by the governor which would prohibit discrimination on campus and in the curriculum against gay, lesbian, and transgender individuals say they have a major announcement that will be made this morning at the State Capitol. Efforting soundbites and video.
2. NEW NUNEZ COMPLAINT VO/SOT
Opponents of Proposition 93 which will change term limits for state lawmakers, allowing current member of the legislature to extend their stay in office in some cases, plan to file a new complaint against Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez after revelations that he solicited donations from companies that benefited from legislation he authored. Efforting soundbites and video.
3. OES VIDEO VO
Efforting video of the Office of Emergency Services near Sacramento. The operations center will remain active through next Tuesday, although media briefings are occurring in Southern California.
4. VETERANS DAY GOLF TOURNAMENT VO/SOT
The annual Veteran's Day Gold Tournament started by the Secretary of Veteran's Affairs will raise funds for homeless veterans and repairs at veteran's memorials. Efforting soundbites and video.
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Fire Briefings The call in number for wildfire briefings that are occurring in Pasadena is 1-800-619-8736. Today's is at 1 P.M.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is in San Jose for lunch with the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and in Hemet for fire aircraft inspection later in the afternoon due to the threat of renewed fire activity this weekend.
The Senate and Assembly have adjourned for the 2007 regular session. Special session for water and health care are ongoing. The 2008 session convenes January 7th.
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