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AirTalk for April 19, 2013

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Updates on Boston manhunt for marathon bombing suspects

Stay up-to-date with on the ground coverage of the search for Boston Marathon bombing suspect.
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Boy Scouts to consider ending ban on gay youths

The Boy Scouts of America is proposing to end its ban for gay youth members, but will continue to forbid gays as adult leaders. The proposal still needs to be voted on by its nearly 1,400 members of its National Council at a meeting in Texas in May.
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FilmWeek: Oblivion, In the House, and Antiviral

Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Wade Major and Henry Sheehan to review this week’s releases, including Oblivion, In The House, and Antiviral. TGI-FilmWeek!

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