Juan Garcia

KUT Morning Newscast for April 4, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 4, 2024. Today is the last day to register to vote in May’s local elections. Professors are raising concerns about the University of Texas laying off dozens of staffers in an effort to comply with a new state law. Hutto ISD is trying to prevent construction of a wastewater treatment plant near two of its schools. The City of Austin is collecting eclipse glasses to recycle them after the event.

Emiliano Rigoni Full Interview en Español

Vamos Verde host Juan Garcia and his sidekick Jimmy Maas talk with Austin FC winger Emiliano Rigoni about his Maté ritual, playing in some of the biggest leagues in Europe, and what its like to live away from his family.

Juan Garcia y Jimmy Maas hablan con el volante de Austin FC Emiliano Rigoni sobre como tomar Maté, como es jugar en las ligas mas grandes de Europa, y como se siente vivir tan lejos de su familia.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 3, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 3, 2024. Professors are raising concerns about the dozens of positions UT Austin is eliminating to comply with a law banning DEI programs. Federal regulators say Austin’s water is free of what are referred to as “forever chemicals.” Abortion law survey. San Marcos officials want to change how the city manages water restrictions during drought. Unemployment in Austin is on the rise. Eclipse day weather forecast.

KUT Morning Newscast for April 3, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 3, 2024. UT Austin eliminates positions to comply with a state law banning diversity, equity, and inclusion offices at public universities. Preparation for Monday’s eclipse. Georgetown ISD students can earn a license to operate drones through a school program.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 2, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 2, 2024. ACC keeps tuition rate the same for the 11th year in a row and offers free tuition for some 2024 grads. Eclipse preparation and weather forecast. Avian flu case. Repairs to a pipeline that brings water from Lake Travis to Leander are completed. Little to no detectable traces of “forever chemicals” found in Austin’s water.

KUT Morning Newscast for April 2, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 2, 2024. ACC is going to offer free tuition to 2024 high school graduates starting this fall. The city of Austin aims to improve permitting to speed up development. New restrictions for eclipse day.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 1, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 1, 2024. Austin ISD school bus safety. Severe weather is possible tonight. Travis County Expunction Expo. Austin-Bergstrom’s new CEO. ABIA raises parking prices. Austin FC’s first win of the season.

KUT Morning Newscast for April 1, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 1, 2024. Election registration deadline. Georgetown ISD is set to hold a bond election in May. DEI ban implementation hearing. Longhorns eliminated in the elite eight.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for March 29, 2024

Central Texas top stories for March 29, 2024. White supremacist activity in Texas is on the rise. Zoning changes postcards. Lori Hawkins. How Texas contributed to the national GDP last year. Austin Chronicle time capsule. Longhorns in the Sweet Sixteen. Gathering of the Kyles.

KUT Morning Newscast for March 29, 2024

Central Texas top stories for March 29, 2024. Austin ISD budget cuts loom. Liberty Hill residents have been raising concerns about water quality. Project 15 got a financial boost this week from the Hays County Commissioners Court. The Urban Cultural Fest.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for March 28, 2024

Central Texas top stories for March 28, 2024. U.S. oil and gas production decreased slightly in the first quarter of the year. Central Health has started planning for its 2025 fiscal year budget. Eclipse day at Eanes ISD. New rules for E-Scooters. Gas prices. Longhorn sports.

KUT Morning Newscast for March 28, 2024

Central Texas top stories for March 28, 2024. Austin will offer its city manager job to the outgoing city manager in Dallas. ACC is offering free tax prep services. Four finalists for Austin ISD’s teacher of the year. Texas Relays.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for March 27, 2024

Central Texas top stories for March 27, 2024. Austin’s next city manager. Round Rock ISD’s acculturation class. Fire risk today. The Austin Animal Center is moving to acquire land for a new shelter. Georgetown to raise water rates. Travis County Parks are expecting big crowds for Easter Sunday.

KUT Morning Newscast for March 27, 2024

Central Texas top stories for March 27, 2024. Austin’s new city manager. Ken Paxton avoids trial. Light-rail trains could be running down Austin’s streets as soon as 2033. Travis County EMS response to high rate of opioid-related deaths. HOME phase 2.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for March 26, 2024

Central Texas top stories for March 26, 2024. Travis County waives property taxes for some childcare centers. Austin’s ten-mile light-rail system could be up and running by the year 2033. Austin Pets Alive! is looking to build a Pet Resource Center in Hays County. Austin Community College is offering free eclipse viewing glasses ahead of the total solar eclipse on April 8th. Travis County’s award winning park.

KUT Morning Newscast for March 26, 2024

Central Texas top stories for March 26, 2024. Hays CISD bus crash update. Austin City Manager candidate town hall. The Austin Animal Center is asking for help to reduce overcrowding. APD training update. A Travis County judge blocked the state from demanding information about trans youth from a national LGBTQ organization. UT Austin’s semiconductor program.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for March 25, 2024

Central Texas top stories for March 25, 2024. Prepare for severe spring weather. Dripping Springs eclipse preparations. Austin ISD will remain open during the eclipse. Austin’s warrant amnesty program. New record for renewable energy in Texas.

KUT Morning Newscast for March 25, 2024

Central Texas top stories for March 25, 2024. School is canceled today at Tom Green Elementary School after Friday’s bus crash. Austin is hosting a town hall with City Manager candidates. The Texas Women’s basketball team is through to the sweet 16. Total solar eclipse. Austin is relaunching its annual Warrant Amnesty Program.

KUT Morning Newscast for March 15, 2024

Central Texas top stories for March 15, 2024. Severe storm potential in Austin. Today is the last day for Texas families to apply for a grant that supports students with disabilities. Dozens of artists and demonstrators gathered downtown last night to protest South by Southwest’s ties to the military and defense contractors. Advocates gathered outside Austin City Hall yesterday, calling on city leaders to invest in services that help vulnerable residents. Camp Indigo. Pease Park troll.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for March 14, 2024

Central Texas top stories for March 14, 2024. TEA places IDEA Public Schools under conservatorship. Activists protest at Austin City Hall calling for better investments in homeless and tenant stabilization programs. Georgetown I-S-D’s aerospace engineering program is one of twelve  nationwide to be selected for an aviation workforce development grant. Guidance for abortion providers.