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Monday, November 5th , 2007
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1. SUPER BUG IN SCHOOLS VO/SOT
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell and a deputy director from the California Department of Public Health will be at a Sacramento middle school this morning to discuss recent incidents of MSRA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) infections at California public schools. Efforting soundbites and video.
2. WRITER'S STRIKE IMPACT VO/SOT
With the Writer's Guild of America on strike as of 12:01 this morning, film and television productions will start a phased reduction, as scripts will unavailable. Efforting soundbites and video on the potential impact to the state's economy from a prolonged strike.
3. SEX AND GLOBAL WARMING VO/SOT
No joke, the Sex and the Environment Tour is rolling into the University of California Davis today. An international reproductive health advocate will join the Environmental Policy and Planning Commission to encourage action on global warming while raising awareness of the need to expand reproductive choices in the community, the nation and around the globe. Efforting soundbites and video.
4. KID'S HEALTH CARE VO/SOT
The state's Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board will discuss adoption of emergency regulations that will allow it to stop enrolling or drop children from the Healthy Families program in expectation the federal government will allow fewer funds to be spent on providing health insurance for children. Efforting soundbites and video.
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Wal-Mart Walmart opponents will make objections to the Environmental Impact Report for a proposed super store in Suisun City (between Sacramento and San Francisco).
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has no planned public events.
The Senate and Assembly have adjourned for the 2007 regular session. Special session for water and health care is ongoing. The 2008 session convenes January 7th.
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