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AirTalk for June 6, 2014

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Job Seekers Look For Open Positions At Career Fair In San Francisco
Today's Labor Department numbers show a fourth month of growth with 217,000 jobs added to the U.S. economy, while the unemployment rate holds at 6.3%.
warsaw waving a rainbow flag
The LA Gay Pride Parade is taking place this weekend in West Hollywood. Last year, Prop 8 was overturned and the Defense of Marriage Act was repealed—huge, seismic leaps toward true equality for the modern gay rights movement.
140th Kentucky Derby
Only 11 horses have won the Triple Crown, and the last victory was over 30 years ago.
"Edge Of Tomorrow" New York Premiere
Larry and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell and Henry Sheehan review this week’s releases, including Edge of Tomorrow, The Fault in Our Stars, Obvious Child and more. TGI-Filmweek!
Tom Cruise Visits "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon"
The film reel that flutters through your mind when thinking of Tom Cruise likely includes the Risky Business boxers scene, the iconic Magnolia monologue and a real life vignette of Cruise jumping maniacally on Oprah's couch.

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