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AirTalk for April 5, 2013

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Eaton Canyon - 2

How can we prevent the need for wilderness rescues?

Two lost hikers have been found alive in Trabuco Canyon. But the five-day search involved hundreds of personnel and led to the serious hospitalization of one rescuer. This morning, five hikers are reportedly lost in Eaton Canyon.
The presidential budget is non-binding and is largely seen as symbolic, leading Hill-watchers to speculate that this proposal is an opening gambit on Obama’ part, a sign that he’s willing to take on any and all sacred cows for the sake of budget consensus. Does the president have any chance of having his budget pass?
Health And Human Services Dept. Approves Free Birth Control For Women

Birth control for all, says federal judge

Today’s ruling from a federal judge in New York orders the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to make the morning-after pill available to any woman over-the-counter, regardless of age.
The Cinema Society & Montblanc Host The Premiere Of Fox Searchlight Pictures' "Trance" - Arrivals
Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell and Claudia Puig to review this week’s releases, including Trance, The Company You Keep, Evil Dead, Neighboring Sounds, and more. TGI-FilmWeek!
Film critic Roger Ebert gives his trademark thumbs
Influential film critic Roger Ebert died yesterday at age 70 after a public battle with cancer that lasted a decade. On AirTalk, we'll remember Ebert's life and work and also talk with our film critics about their major influences as critics, as well as the different schools of film criticism.

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