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June 19, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 19, 2024

By: Juan Garcia

Central Texas top stories for June 19, 2024. Impact of Tropical Storm Alberto. An effort by state grid operators to bolster the Texas power supply going into this summer has failed. Austin Energy wants to enroll more people in its Customer Assistance Program. Round Rock ISD has found a way to approve a balanced budget for the school year ahead despite many districts in the area facing budget deficits. Juneteenth celebrations continue in Austin today.


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July 22, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for July 22, 2024

Central Texas top stories for July 22, 2024: Austin Democrats praise President Joe Biden’s decision to drop his 2024 presidential re-election bid. It’s budget season in the city of Austin. And the Downtown Austin Alliance is working to address safety concerns as the Austin Police Department faces an ongoing staffing shortage

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July 19, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for July 19, 2024

Central Texas top stories for July 19, 2024. A global tech outage caused by Austin-based cyber security firm CrowdStrike caused delays today at some city and county offices. The impact of the tech outage on local hospital systems. Reactions to disruptions at ABIA. A person in Williamson County has tested positive West Nile virus.

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July 19, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for July 19, 2024

Central Texas top stories for July 19, 2024. A global technology outage impacting Microsoft 365 apps and services is hitting locally: travelers are waiting for their flights at the ABIA. Some residents are expressing concerns about Williamson County’s plans to build a new, paved trail that would connect Leander and Round Rock. A nonprofit is helping […]

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July 18, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for July 18, 2024

Central Texas top stories for July 18, 2024. Rent prices in the Austin area continue to fall. Local officials are drawing up Austin’s first ever “comprehensive food plan.” The Austin City Council is taking more time to consider a bond package that would address climate change in the community. The expansion of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport […]

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July 18, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for July 18, 2024

Central Texas top stories for July 18, 2024. Home prices in Austin are down compared to last year. A federal court in Texas dismissed a lawsuit challenging the admissions process at U-T Austin. A new national study ranks Texas 50th for women’s health outcomes. Austin area school districts are heading into the next school year with a budget […]

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July 17, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for July 17, 2024

Central Texas top stories for July 17, 2024. “X”, formerly known as Twitter, will relocate its headquarters to Austin. Austin travelers flying Allegiant will have fewer options in January. Leander I-S-D officials say the district has plans to build a new vocational education center in Cedar Park. The city of Austin has named two finalists in […]

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July 16, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for July 16, 2024

Central Texas top stories for July 16, 2024. How Austin’s mayoral candidates stack up in terms of fundraising. Travis County’s Emergency Services Districts are getting $5 million for new radios and other communication equipment. Austin Energy has backed away from a plan to look at selling part of its utility to a private entity. The […]

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July 16, 2024

This Is My Thing: Sword Fighting!

On this episode of ‘This Is My Thing,’ we’ll talk with Anna Beard about her love of swords and sword fighting.

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