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March 8, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for March 8, 2024

By: Juan Garcia

Central Texas top stories for March 8, 2024. The Austin Independent School District is preparing to make major budget cuts to remain financially stable. A jury in Travis County has acquitted two former Williamson County Sheriff’s deputies of manslaughter charges. Today is your last day to order free at-home COVID-19 tests through the U.S. Postal Service. Hays CISD is one of several school districts in Central Texas now planning to close schools for the total solar eclipse on April 8th. Travis County has issued a disaster declaration ahead of the total solar eclipse on April 8th. CapMetro Rail service will be free tomorrow for the second Austin FC home game this season. The Annual Art and Parks Tour is tomorrow.


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April 22, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 22, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 22, 2024. Early voting began today. The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments today on a case that could change policies banning behavior related to homelessness in Austin. Construction is kicking off inside Austin-Bergstrom International Airport as part of a quarter-billion-dollar expansion of the Barbara Jordan Terminal. The City of […]

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April 22, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for April 22, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 22, 2024. A Travis County resident is attempting to remove District Attorney José Garza from office. Early voting starts today in the May fourth local elections. Elgin ISD’s $375 million bond package. The US Supreme Court will hear arguments this week on a case that could change policies banning […]

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April 19, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 19, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 19, 2024. Austin Water unveiled a new plan to conserve water and battle drought. Moderate to severe drought is persisting mainly in western parts of Central Texas. The City of San Marcos is getting 14 million dollars from the U.S. Department of Transportation. San Marcos is hosting its annual […]

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April 19, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for April 19, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 19, 2024. EPA announces new regulations on “forever chemicals” in drinking water. Residents giving testimony at Austin City Hall will get more time to speak. In-person early voting starts Monday morning in the May 4th election. San Marcos’s new water restrictions. Weekend rain chances.

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April 18, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 18, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 18, 2024. Austin will restart a program that gives public cash to low-income families. Advocates and families of imprisoned Texans are calling on the state to provide AC in prisons ahead of another hot summer. The City of Austin will keep the Marshalling Yard open for another eight months. […]

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April 18, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for April 18, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 18, 2024. Austin City Council members are raising questions about conditions at a temporary homeless shelter. The Austin City Council is expected to outlaw the construction of windowless bedrooms. Georgetown ISD will begin training its own teachers this spring to help meet staffing needs.

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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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