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January 23, 2023

A fight over how to address the state’s power grid issues is brewing at the Texas Capitol

By: Jerry Quijano

The battle to find a solution to the problem pits powerful industries, regulators and politicians against each other, and it could have an outsized impact on your energy bill.


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June 13, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 13, 2024

Central Texas top stories for June 13, 2024. The Texas power grid is getting new reliability standards. There’s new information about the evidence tampering case against former Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody. The Texas Education Agency has released standardized testing results that show high schoolers’ proficiency in math has not rebounded to pre-pandemic levels. A […]

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June 13, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for June 13, 2024

Central Texas top stories for June 13, 2024. KUT’s Luz Moreno Lozano in conversation with Austin’s new city manager, T.C. Broandax. Governor Greg Abbott appoints first judges to a new appeals court for lawsuits against the state. Swimming lessons will be available at Austin’s pools over the summer.

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June 12, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 12, 2024

Central Texas top stories for June 12, 2024. Ascension hospital system believes some patient data may have been affected by last month’s ransomware attack. State lawmakers met for a second time this week to talk about the future of the Texas power grid. Summer meal programs in Austin. A Travis County Judge has dismissed a […]

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June 12, 2024

Central Texas top stories for June 12, 2024

Central Texas top stories for June 12, 2024. A man who allegedly killed six and left three others injured in San Antonio and Austin in 2023 will face capital murder in Bexar County. A Texas Senate committee meets today to talk about what can be done to bolster the state power grid. Learn more about how you […]

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June 11, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 11, 2024

Central Texas top stories for June 11, 2024. Austin Water is likely to increase rates in 2025. How to stay cool in San Marcos as the temperatures rise. There are more than 13-hundred pets at Austin’s animal shelter still in need of forever homes. The City of Georgetown is looking to cut down the amount […]

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June 11, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for June 11, 2024 

Central Texas top stories for June 11, 2024. Texas Health and Human Services Commission is under pressure to comply with federal SNAP requirements. Low water levels in Lake Travis might make it difficult to draw water from the lake this summer. An asphalt cooling program is about to get started in Southeast Austin. Texas ranked 43rd […]

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June 10, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 10, 2024

Central Texas top stories for June 10, 2024. Austin’s interim Police Chief will not apply for the permanent job. An attempt to remove Travis County DA José Garza from office may be dismissed soon. Almost 200 Austin Pets Alive workers have voted to unionize. Lower prices at the pump are set to continue. The Zilker […]

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June 10, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for June 10, 2024 

Central Texas top stories for June 10, 2024. UT Austin started disciplinary proceeding against students arrested at pro-Palestinian protests. AISD is trying to reduce how often Black students and students with disabilities are disciplined. The City of Leander is looking to decrease its overall water consumption by two percent by 2029. More Austin pools open […]

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