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SLU NEWS 22 ± 11/23/09 SCRIPT [NEWSCAST #12] (ACKELS/JOHNSON) VIDEO AUDIO PRE-SHOW BLOCK PRE-SHOW BLOCK 2 SHOT, CAMERA 2 ACKELS, JOHNSON ACKELS: I¶M CHRIS ACKELS. JOHNSON: AND I¶M KAREEM JOHNSON. ACKELS: IN THIS PRE-THANKSGIVING NEWSCAST« (AD-LIB) JOHNSON: (AD-LIB) ACKELS: (AD-LIB) JOHNSON: AND MORE, NEXT ON SLU NEWS 22. END BLOCK BLOCK1 2 SHOT, CAMERA 2 ACKELS, JOHNSON 1 SHOT, CAMERA 1 JOHNSON END BLOCK BLOCK1 (ESTABLISH SHOT) JOHNSON: THE TOP STORY IS THANKSGIVING. A SHORTENED CLASS WEEK MEANS CLASSES WILL END ON TUESDAY FOR STUDENTS TO PILGRIMAGE BACK HOME FOR TIME WITH THEIR FAMILIES. THE CAMPUS WILL BE CLOSED WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. ACKELS: SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY RESEARCHERS WILL BEGIN TESTING A NEW APPROACH TO SLOWING DOWN THE PROGRESSION OF ALZHEIMER¶S DISEASE USING INTRAVENEOUS IMMUNE GLOBLULIN, OR I-G-I-V ALSO KNOWN AS GAMMAGLOBLULIN. THE G-A-P (GAMMAGLOBULIN ALZHEIMER'S PARTNERSHIP) STUDY WILL EXAMINE THE SAFETY, EFFECTIVENESS AND TOLERABILITY OF IGIV IN PATIENTS WITH MILD TO MODERATE AD. G-A-P IS RECRUITING 360 PARTICIPANTS AT 36 SITES NATIONWIDE. THIS LARGE PHASE III CLINICAL TRIAL EXPANDS ON EARLIER TESTING AND IS ONE OF TWO PHASE III TRIALS. 1 SHOT, CAMERA 1 JOHNSON JOHNSON: HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR AND NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNER ELIE WIESEL WILL BE AT SLU ON DECEMBER FIRST IN THE WOOL BALLROOMS IN THE BUSCH STUDENT CENTER.
WIESEL IS AN INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED PROFESSOR, WRITER AND ACTIVIST. A SURVIVOR OF THE HOLOCAUST, WIESEL WAS APPOINTED CHAIRMAN OF THE U.S. HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL COUNCIL BY PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER IN 1978.

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HIS 1960 BOOK, "NIGHT," IS RECOGNIZED AS A LANDMARK WORK IN NON-FICTION. DETAILING HIS PERSONAL EXPERIENCES WITH THE HORRORS OF THE HOLOCAUST, THE BOOK HAS BEEN A CORNERSTONE OF EDUCATIONAL COURSES WORLDWIDE FOR MANY DECADES. "AN EVENING WITH ELIE WIESEL" IS SPONSORED BY THE GREAT ISSUES COMMITTEE AND THE VOICES PROJECT. DOORS FOR THE FREE EVENT OPEN AT 5 P.M. JOHNSON: HERE¶S DAVID WITH FIRST WEATHER. 3 SHOT, CAMERA 2 JOHNSON, ACKELS, KOELLER KOELLER: FIRST WEATHER (AD-LIB) 1 SHOT, CAMERA 3 KOELLER 2 SHOT, CAMERA 1 ACKELS, JOHNSON ACKELS: WHEN WE COME BACK, WHAT CITY TOPS THE LIST OF THE MOST DANGEROUS IN THE U-S? JOHNSON: AND THE HEALTHCARE REFORM BILL TAKES A STEP FORWARD BEFORE THANKSGIVING. STAY WITH US, WE¶LL BE RIGHT BACK. END BLOCK BLOCK2 1 SHOT, CAMERA 1 JOHNSON END BLOCK. BLOCK2 JOHNSON: THANKS FOR STAYING WITH US. IN LOCAL NEWS, SAINT LOUIS METROPOLITAN POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING THE BREAK-INS OF MORE THAN A DOZEN CARS IN DOWNTOWN ST. LOUIS. KMOX REPORTS THAT IT HAPPENED AROUND ONE-THIRTY SUNDAY MORNING IN THE 2300 BLOCK OF CLARK. DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON ERICA VAN ROSS STATED IN AN INTERVIEW THAT FOURTEEN CARS WERE BROKEN INTO AND HAD VARIOUS ITEMS TAKEN INCLUDING A G-P-S SYSTEM, CLOTHING AND I-PODS. 1 SHOT, CAMERA 2 ACKELS ACKELS: C-Q PRESS IS SAYING ST. LOUIS IS THE SECOND MOST DANGEROUS CITY IN THE U-S. THE WASHINGTON, D.C.-BASED PUBLISHING COMPANY¶S LATEST¶S REPORT LISTS CAMDEN, N.J. AS NUMBER ONE, WITH OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, DETROIT, AND FLINT, MICHIGAN. MAYOR FRANCIS SLAY SAYS THE RANKINGS HAVE BEEN DISCREDITED BY CRIMINOLOGISTS AND THE U-S CONFERNCE OF MAYORS. SLAY

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SAYS THAT DOESN'T MEAN ST. LOUIS DOESN'T HAVE SAFETY ISSUES, BUT HE SAYS CRIME IS ACTUALLY DOWN 9% THIS YEAR, COMPARED TO 2008. THE PUBLISHER SAYS IT BASES ITS FIGURES ON 2008 FBI CRIME REPORTS COVERING MURDER, RAPE, ROBBERY, ASSAULT, BURGLARY AND AUTO THEFT. LAST YEAR, ST. LOUIS WAS FOURTH. IT WAS NUMBER TWO IN 2007, AND NUMBER ONE IN 2006. 1 SHOT, CAMERA 1 JOHNSON JOHNSON: IN NATIONAL NEWS, AFTER THE THANKSGIVING RECESS, THE UNITED STATES SENATE WILL BE DIGGING TO THE HEALTH CARE BILL. DEBATE WILL BEGIN AFTER THE RECESS AS MAJORITY LEADER HARRY REED DID A TEST VOTE ON THE BILL ON SATURDAY. THE BILL PASSED THE SENATE ON A 60 TO 39 VOTE. HOWEVER, THE VOTE ONLY OPENS THE BILL TO FLOOR DEBATE. CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET ANALYSTS PUT THE LEGISLATION'S COST AT $979 BILLION OVER A DECADE AND SAID IT WOULD REDUCE DEFICITS OVER THE SAME PERIOD WHILE EXTENDING COVERAGE TO 94 PERCENT OF THE ELIGIBLE POPULATION. THE LEGISLATION WOULD REQUIRE MOST AMERICANS TO CARRY INSURANCE AND PROVIDE SUBSIDIES TO THOSE WHO COULDN'T AFFORD IT. LARGE COMPANIES COULD INCUR COSTS IF THEY DID NOT PROVIDE COVERAGE TO THEIR WORKFORCE. THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY WOULD COME UNDER SIGNIFICANT NEW REGULATION UNDER THE BILL, WHICH WOULD FIRST EASE AND THEN BAN THE PRACTICE OF DENYING COVERAGE ON THE BASIS OF PRE-EXISTING MEDICAL CONDITIONS. ACKELS: MAJOR NIDAL MALIK HASAN, THE ALLEGED FORT HOOD GUNMAN IS PERMANENTLY PARALYZED FROM THE WAIST DOWN SAYS HIS LAWYER. THE NEW YORK DAILY NEWS REPORTS THAT THE ATTORNEY PARTICIPATED SATURDAY IN AN HOUR-LONG, CLOSED-DOOR HEARING IN AN INTENSIVE CARE ROOM AT BROOKE ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, WHERE A MAGISTRATE RULED THAT THE HASAN WILL BE HELD UNTIL HE CAN BE TRANSFERRED TO JAIL. HASAN, THE ARMY PSYCHIATRIST CHARGED WITH KILLING 13 PEOPLE IN THE NOV. 5 MASSACRE, "HAS NO SENSATION FROM THE NIPPLE AREA

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DOWN," HASAN'S CIVILIAN ATTORNEY, JOHN P. GALLIGAN, TOLD THE WASHINGTON POST. HASAN CURRENTLY IS CHARGED WITH 13 COUNTS OF PREMEDITATED MURDER IN THE SHOOTING SPREE. A COURT-MARTIAL DATE HAS NOT BEEN SET. JOHNSON: THE BBC IS REPORTING THAT TWENTY-ONE POLITICIANS AND JOURNALISTS THAT WERE ABDUCTED IN THE SOUTHERN PHILIPPINES HAVE BEEN FOUND DEAD IN ONGOING POLITICAL VIOLENCE. THE GROUP WAS SEIZED ON THE ISLAND OF MINDANAO BY ARMED MEN AS THEY TRIED TO FILE NOMINATION PAPERS FOR A CANDIDATE IN LOCAL ELECTIONS NEXT YEAR. THE COUNTRY IS TO HOLD NATIONWIDE ELECTIONS IN MAY 2010. REGISTRATION FOR LOCAL AND NATIONAL RACES BEGAN EARLIER THIS MONTH. ACKELS: ISRAEL AND HAMAS ARE CLOSE TO A DEAL TO SWAP 1,000 PALESTINIAN PRISONERS FOR AN ISRAELI SOLDIER THAT HAS BEEN HELD FOR MORE THAN THREE YEARS BY THE ISLAMIC MILITANT GROUP, THE A-P IS REPORTING. ISRAELI PRESIDENT SHIMON PERES, WHO MET WITH EGYPT'S PRESIDENT IN CAIRO SUNDAY, CONFIRMED PROGRESS IN THE NEGOTIATIONS TO FREE CAPTURED SOLDIER SGT. GILAD SCHALIT, BUT ISRAELI OFFICIALS REFUSED TO COMMENT FURTHER. HAMAS' DEPUTY POLITICAL LEADER, MOUSSA ABU MARZOUK, ALSO SAID "THERE IS PROGRESS" IN THE TALKS. THE PALESTINIAN CLOSE TO THE TALKS SAID PALESTINIAN PRISONERS WOULD BE RELEASED IN TWO STAGES. THE INITIAL BATCH IS EXPECTED TO INCLUDE MANY SERVING LENGTHY SENTENCES FOR DEADLY ATTACKS ON ISRAELIS. AMONG THEM WOULD BE MARWAN BARGHOUTI, A POPULAR LEADER OF HAMAS RIVAL FATAH, WHO IS SERVING MULTIPLE LIFE SENTENCES FOR INVOLVEMENT IN DEADLY ATTACKS. BARGHOUTI IS SEEN AS A TOP CONTENDER FOR THE NEXT PALESTINIAN PRESIDENT. JOHNSON: WHEN WE COME BACK, INTERNET EXPLORER GETS A MAJOR SPEED BUMP.

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OF THE YEAR AT THE AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS? END BLOCK KOELLER: (WEATHER TEASE TO BREAK) END BLOCK BLOCK3 ACKELS: WELCOME BACK TO SLU NEWS 22. DAVID IS HERE WITH A LOOK AT THE UPCOMING WEATHER WEEK. (AD-LIB) KOELLER: (WEATHER AD-LIB) (UNTIL END OF 7-DAY FORECAST) JOHNSON: THANKS, DAVID. IN TECH NEWS, INTERNET EXPLORER 9 WAS UNVEILED AT THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPERS CONFERENCE IN LOS ANGELES LAST WEDNESDAY. STEVEN SINOFSKY SHOWED OFF IE 9¶S NEW HARDWAREACCELERATED TEXT AND GRAPHICS. UNDER THE COVERS, THE IE 9 ACCELERATION WORKS BY EMPLOYING MICROSOFT'S DIRECT2D INTERFACE RATHER THAN ITS GDI (GRAPHICAL DEVICE INTERFACE). DIRECT2D PROVIDES A GENERAL WAY FOR SOFTWARE TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF HARDWARE ACCELERATION FOR GRAPHICS, AND IE 9 WILL EMPLOY IT, REPORTS CNN. 1 SHOT, CAMERA 2 ACKELS ACKELS: ASTRONAUTS ON THE SPACE SHUTTLE ATLANTIS MADE THEIR THIRD AND LAST SPACEWALK BEFORE RETURNING TO KENNEDY SPACE CENTER ON SATURDAY. ATLANTIS IS CARRYING TWO ' SPARE PARTS CONTAINER KNOWN AS THE EXPRESS LOGISTICS CARRIERS. THE SHUTTLE¶S ROBOTIC ARM LIFTED THEM INTO PLACE AND THE SPACEWALKERS HELPED ATTACH THEM TO THE ISS. IN ALL THERE ARE 27,250 POUNDS WORTH OF SPARE PARTS ONBOARD THIS MISSION. 1 SHOT, CAMERA 1 JOHNSON JOHNSON: IN ENTERTAINMENT NEWS, MICHAEL JACKSON WON FOUR POSTHUMOUS AWARDS IN SUNDAY¶S AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS. TAYLOR SWIFT WON THE AWARD FOR THE YEARS FAVORITE ARTIST, WHICH BROUGHT HER TOTAL NUMBER OF WINS TO FIVE AT THE EVENT. THE VICTORIES CAME DURING A PERFORMANCEFILLED SHOW THAT CLOSED WITH AN S&MTHEMED, SEXUALLY CHARGED PERFORMANCE BY ADAM LAMBERT. ON AN ELABORATE SET FILLED WITH STAIRS AND PLATFORMS, LAMBERT

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FONDLED A FEMALE DANCER, KISSED AN ANDROGYNOUS BAND MATE AND LED TWO LEATHER-CLAD MEN ACROSS THE STAGE ON LEASHES AS HE SANG THE TITLE TRACK FROM HIS NEW CD, "FOR YOUR ENTERTAINMENT," OUT THIS WEEK. 1 SHOT CAMERA 2 ACKELS ACKELS: CURIOUS ABOUT HOW MUCH ³NEW MOON´ MADE AT THE BOX OFFICE OVER THE WEEKEDND? THE MOVIE MADE OVER 140 MILLION DOLLARS, MAKING IT THE THIRD BIGGEST OPEING WEEKEND EVER, BEHIND THE DARK NIGHT AND SPIDER-MAN THREE. THE MOVIE MADE OVER 72 MILLION DOLLARS ON OPENING DAY. TO COMPARE, NEW MOON MADE $60 MILLION MORE ON OPENING WEEKEND THAN HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE. $30 MILLION MORE THAN TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN. MORE THAN TWICE AS MUCH AS LAST WEEKEND'S 2012. (CONTINUE INTO SPORTS TEASE) END BLOCK BLOCK4 2 SHOT, CAMARA 1 JOHNSON, ACKELS 1 SHOT, CAMERA 2 ACKELS END BLOCK BLOCK4 JOHNSON: HERE¶S CHRIS WITH SPORTS. ACKELS: TOPPING THE SPORTS STORIES THIS WEEK IS A CONGRATULATIONS TO THE BILLIKENS MEN S SOCCER TEAM. LAST WEEKEND, THE BILLS HEADED TO ROAD ISLAND AS THE NUMBER 2 SEED IN THE ATLANTIC 10 CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT. ON FRIDAY NIGHT, THEY HAD TO PLAY HOST RHODE ISLAND AND BEAT THEM IN A NECK-AND-NECK GAME WITH A LATE GOAL TO WIN 3-2. THEN ON SUNDAY, THE BILLS PLAYED NUMBER 1 SEED DAYTON, AND IN A PHYSICAL DOGFIGHT THAT RESEMBLED THE BITTER RIVALRY BETWEEN THE TWO SCHOOLS, SAINT LOUIS DEFEATED DAYTON 2-0. THIS WAS SLU S FIRST EVER ATLANTIC 10 SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP, AND IT GAVE THEM AN AUTOMATIC BID FOR THE NCAA TOURNAMENT. ON THURSDAY NIGHT, THE BILLS BEAT MISSOURI STATE IN A CONTROVERSIAL GAME THAT ENDED 2-1, BUT THE SEASON ENDED ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON WITH A HEARTBREAKING OVERTIME LOSS TO TULSA IN THE SECOND ROUND OF THE TOURNAMENT, BY A SCORE OF 4-3. THE WOMEN S VOLLYBALL TEAM ALSO MADE A

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RUN IN THE ATLANTIC 10 TOURNAMEN TTHIS PAST WEEKEND, AND WENT IN TIED FOR FIRST PLACE IN THE CONFERENCE. THE TOURNAMENT STARTED ON SATURDAY FOR THE LADY BILLS AS THEY SWEPT XAVIER IN THREE SETS. THEN, THE MATCH EVERYBODY HAD BEEN WAITING FOR. DAYTON AND SAINT LOUIS WENT IN TO THE TOURNAMENT TIED FOR FIRST IN THE A-10, AND THEY WERE READY TO MEET IN THE CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP. JUST AS EVERYONE EXPECTED, THE GAME TURNED OUT TO BE AN INSTANT CLASSIC. SAINT LOUIS WON THE FIRST TWO SETS 25-22 AND 25-27. BUT DAYTON TOOK THE THIRD AND FOURTH SETS TO SEND IT TO A PIVOTAL FIFTH SET FOR THE CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP. AIDED BY THEIR HOMECOURT CROWD, THE FLYERS BEAT THE BILLIKENS 15-7 AND ADVANCED TO THE NCAA TOURNAMENT. THE MEN S BASKETBALL TEAM THOUGH KNOWN AS THE YOUNGEST TEAM IN ALL OF COLLEGE BASKETBALL IS OFF TO A MARVELOUS START. WITH WEEKEND VICTORIES OVER SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE AND KENNESAW STATE SANDWICHING A CONVINCING 15 POINT WIN OVER BIG 12 OPPONENT NEBRASKA, THE BILLS HAVE A LOT OF CONFIDENCE AND SWAGGER ALONG WITH THEIR 3-0 START. THIS TUESDAY THE BILLS HOST MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE AT CHAIFETZ ARENA, BUT THEN WILL BE TESTED BY THREE TOUGH ROAD GAMES. OVER THANKSGIVING BREAK THE BILLS WILL PLAY IOWA STATE ALONG WITH EITHER NORTHWESTERN OR NOTRE DAME. THEN, THEIR FIRST GAME IN DECEMBER WILL COME AGAINST SEC CONTENDER GEORGIA. THE BILLS RETURN HOME THOUGH FOR SIX STRAIGHT HOME GAMES AFTER THAT. WE LL KEEP YOU UPDATED ON BILLIKENS ATHLETICS EVERY WEEK, AND FOR UPDATES OVER THANKSGIVING BREAK, VISIT SLUBILLIKENS.COM. JOHNSON: WE¶LL BE BACK WITH A FINAL LOOK AT WEATHER, AND A RARE FIND IN A GUEST BATHROOM. END BLOCK KICKER JOHNSON: A RARE FIND IN A BATHROOM. AN AUCTION HOUSE IN GREAT BRITAIN IS SELLING A

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RARE FIRST EDITION OF CHARLES DARWIN¶S ³ON THE ORIGIN OF THE SPECIES´ FOUND IN A FAMILY GUEST BATHROOM IN SOUTHERN ENGLAND. THE BOOK IS ONE OF 1250 COPIES THAT WERE PRINTED IN 1859. THE BOOK IS WORTH $99,000, ACCORDING TO AUCTION HOUSE CHRISTIES. 2009 MARKS THE 200TH BIRTHDAY OF CHARLES DARWIN. ACKELS: DAVID HAS A FINAL LOOK AT THE WEATHER. KOELLER: (WEATHER AD-LIB) JOHNSON: WE THANK YOU FOR JOINING US. FOLLOW US ON ONLINE AT SLUTV-DOT-SLU-DOTEDU AND ON TWITTER. ALSO KEEP UP WITH NEWS FROM OUR CONTENT PARTNER THE UNIVERSITY NEWS AT UNEWSONLINE.COM THIS IS SLU NEWS 22. (AD-LIB CONVERATION OVER CLOSE) END BLOCK END BLOCK

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