KUT News Now

KUT News Now > All Episodes

November 7, 2023

KUT Afternoon Newscast for November 7, 2023

By: Juan Garcia

Central Texas top stories for November 7, 2023. Election day. Project Connect lawsuit. Rents continue falling in Austin. Salvation Army shelter update.


Episodes

June 20, 2024

Why are so many Central Texas school districts in a budget deficit?

The Austin ISD school board is expected to vote tonight to approve a budget for the next fiscal year. Like other districts throughout Central Texas, AISD is going to be millions of dollars in the hole, despite already identifying millions in spending cuts. KUT’s Becky Fogel reports on how so many districts ended up in […]

Listen

June 20, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 20, 2024

Central Texas top stories for June 20, 2024. 17-year-old arrested in connection with deadly gunfire at Round Rock Juneteenth celebration. Austin Energy not raising pass-through fee this summer. Austin starts payments in guaranteed income program. Poll finds differing attitudes toward educational institutions based on political party. Summer solstice in Austin. 

Listen

June 20, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for June 20, 2024

Central Texas top stories for June 20, 2024. Austin AISD Board of trustees is expected to vote on a budget proposal tonight. The Texas Medical Board will consider guidance for doctors navigating the state’s abortion laws. Teachers and staff at AISD can apply for grants, the deadline is tomorrow. The Travis County Clerk’s Office will offer […]

Listen

June 19, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 19, 2024

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 […]

Listen

June 19, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for June 19, 2024

Central Texas top stories for June 19, 2024. Heavy rain is possible today and tomorrow. Activists are asking Travis County to provide lawyers for low-income people accused of crimes. Austin is one step closer to finding a permanent police chief. Learn about Juneteenth celebrations in Austin as well as City closures for the holiday. 

Listen

June 18, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 18, 2024

Central Texas top stories for June 18, 2024. Texas Supreme Court rules state electric grid regulators acted legally when they hiked energy rates during a blackout in February 2021. What Hays CISD is doing to tackle a budget deficit. A reward is being offered for information about the shooter that killed two people at a […]

Listen

June 18, 2024

This Is My Thing: Ukulele!

On this episode of ‘This Is My Thing,’ we talk with two members of the Austin Ukuladies, a group of six friends who started a ukulele band in retirement.

Listen

June 18, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for June 18, 2024

Central Texas top stories for June 18, 2024. Austin’s 10-mile light rail system will have to wait; the trial will be taken up by the Third Court of Appeals. If your property in Travis County was damaged by this season’s storms, you might be eligible for a reduction on your property’s taxable value for 2024. Austin […]

Listen