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March 20, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for March 20, 2024

By: Trey Shaar

Central Texas top stories for March 20, 2024. Chance of severe weather starting late tonight. Texas schools endowment pulls out of investment firm over climate policy. Gas prices rise again. Austin Police watching court battle over arresting migrants. Austin school getting safety upgrades. Free tax filing available in Texas. 


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April 17, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 17, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 17, 2024. What the next regular session of the Texas Legislature could mean for the state’s power grid. More lawsuits have been filed in the deadly Hays CISD bus crash. Texas State University needs more housing for students. The City of Austin wants to give more resources to re-envisioning […]

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April 17, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for April 17, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 17, 2024. The City of Austin is bracing for a budget shortfall this year and beyond. Travis County commissioners renamed the Justice and Public Safety Division to the Department of Innovative Justice and Program Analysis. The Biden Administration’s 6.4 billion dollar investment in Samsung is expected to bring more […]

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April 16, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 16, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 16, 2024. Austin is facing a budget shortfall. San Marcos water restrictions may be changing soon. UT Austin President Jay Hartzell on staff layoffs to comply with a new state law banning DEI initiatives at public universities. “Bike lane bounty” initiative hits a snag. All Things Wild takes in […]

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April 16, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for April 16, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 16, 2024. Hays CISD approves a plan to ensure all school district buses are equipped with seat belts as soon as possible. Travis County is renaming the Justice & Public Safety department. In-person early voting in the May 4th election starts on Monday. ABIA will be among the first […]

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April 15, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 15, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 15, 2024. Redevelopment of the former Austin-American Statesman offices site hits a roadblock. Hays CISD is making a plan to ensure all school buses are equipped with seat belts. ERCOT has told power plant operators to put off scheduled maintenance this week as temperatures rise. This week’s weather. The […]

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April 15, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for April 15, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 15, 2024. Property appraisals are down for the second year in a row. Homeless resource system. Polly the Pekin duck is getting a prosthetic beak. Former Texas Longhorn Scottie Scheffler wins the Masters.

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April 12, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 12, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 12, 2024. Education advocates concerned about computer-grading of written responses on standardized tests. Natural gas prices go negative. ACLU sues Travis Co over arrestees lacking counsel. Activists say Austin rapid rehousing program needs improvement. Longhorn Run this weekend. Kite Fest to take over skies over Zilker Park.

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April 12, 2024

Playwright and scholar Lisa B. Thompson calls her choreopoem “a theatrical love letter to Black women and girls”

Lisa B. Thompson has been working on “The Black Feminist Guide to the Human Body” as a 2023-2024 Texas Performing Arts Artist in Residence. KUT’s Jennifer Stayton talked with Thompson ahead of the April 12th premier at the Vortex in Austin, Texas about the themes of the work – including her desire to focus on […]

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