Jerry Quijano

Texas and Oklahoma are poised to leave the Big 12 early

The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Oklahoma are set to leave the Big 12 Conference one year earlier than expected. The Big 12 announced Thursday night it had reached a tentative plan for both schools to leave the conference after the 2023-2024 athletic year. The UT and OU governing boards will need to sign off on the agreement.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for February 10, 2023

Central Texas top stories for February 10, 2023. Less than 1000 Austin Energy customers still affected by power outages. City Manager Spencer will be fired or asked to resign. Austin opening cold weather shelters and exploring better options. Austin ISD working to make it simpler for families to enroll. Texas and Oklahoma poised to leave the Big 12 early. Texas basketball doubleheader this Saturday.

This Week(end) in Austin Music

This weekend you can catch shows from Garrett T. Capps, Dry Cleaning, Terry Allen & The Panhandle Mystery Band and Carrie Rodriguez’s Laboratio.

KUT Morning Newscast for January 26, 2023

Central Texas top stories for January 26, 2023. Austin Fire Department prescribed burn. Austin City Council eviction relief. Austin ISD begins superintendent search. Austin homeless strategy division meetings. Hutto gets a movie theater.

KUT Morning Newscast for January 25, 2023

Central Texas top stories for January 25, 2023. Travis County supportive housing. New power plant in Central Texas. Eanes ISD Fentanyl awareness. Hays CISD school repairs. UT Basketball. Austin FC academy first pro.

KUT Morning Newscast for January 24, 2023

Central Texas top stories for January 24, 2023. Fire related deaths in 2022. TxDOT I-35 feedback meeting. Hays county homeless count. Williamson county homeless count. Travis county summer youth employment program.

KUT Morning Newscast for January 23, 2023

Central Texas top stories for January 23, 2023. Austin homeless count. Pearce Lane project. Leander water conservation. The Texas Lottery goes digital. Longhorn Basketball.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for January 20, 2023

Central Texas top stories for January 20, 2023. Pflugerville ISD officials consider closing fewer schools. The family and friends of Johsua Wright continue their fight for justice. More than 150 firearms were confiscated at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in 2022. Paid parking could make a return to South Congress Avenue. Where to find Lunar New Year celebrations in Austin this weekend. 

KUT Morning Newscast for January 20, 2023

Central Texas top stories for January 20, 2023. Pflugerville ISD school closure public comments. Austin Bergstrom TSA record year for gun finds. Williamson County Sheriff racial profiling report. Guinea pig rescue. 3-M Half Marathon traffic update.

KUT Morning Newscast for January 19, 2023

Central Texas top stories for January 19, 2023. Austin Water audit. City of Taylor homeless camping ordinance. ACC chancellor Richard Rhodes retiring. Texas energy grid proposed overhaul. Transportation legislation for bikers and pedestrians.

KUT Morning Newscast for January 18, 2023

Central Texas top stories for January 18, 2023. Central Texas opioid prevention project. Pflugerville ISD school closures. San Marcos City Council discusses police union contract. Governor Abbott inauguration.

KUT Morning Newscast for January 17, 2023

Central Texas top stories for January 17, 2023. Governor Abbott inauguration. Record number of hit-and-runs in 2022. Leander MLK day march. Climate change impacts food. UT Men’s Basketball vs. Iowa State.

KUT Morning Newscast for January 16, 2023

Central Texas top stories for January 16, 2023. MLK Day in Austin. MLK Day closures. San Marcos reconsidering police contract. South by SouthWest seeks volunteers. ACC virtual nursing program.