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October 19, 2023

KUT Afternoon Newscast for October 19, 2023

By: Juan Garcia

Central Texas top stories for October 19, 2023. Land rule changes to improve childcare access. Austin City Council weighs in on I-35 expansion. Potential airport name change. Austin city manager search firm confirmed. Gas prices.


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April 5, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for April 5, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 5, 2024. The Austin City Council makes official the hiring of a new City Manager. Get ready for clogged roads before, during and after Monday’s total solar eclipse. And a long-planned pedestrian bridge at the east end of the Butler Trail around Lady Bird Lake can finally go ahead.

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April 4, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for April 4, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 4, 2024. Today is the last day to register to vote in May’s local elections. Professors are raising concerns about the University of Texas laying off dozens of staffers in an effort to comply with a new state law. Hutto ISD is trying to prevent construction of a wastewater […]

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April 3, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 3, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 3, 2024. Professors are raising concerns about the dozens of positions UT Austin is eliminating to comply with a law banning DEI programs. Federal regulators say Austin’s water is free of what are referred to as “forever chemicals.” Abortion law survey. San Marcos officials want to change how the […]

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April 3, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for April 3, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 3, 2024. UT Austin eliminates positions to comply with a state law banning diversity, equity, and inclusion offices at public universities. Preparation for Monday’s eclipse. Georgetown ISD students can earn a license to operate drones through a school program.

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April 2, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 2, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 2, 2024. ACC keeps tuition rate the same for the 11th year in a row and offers free tuition for some 2024 grads. Eclipse preparation and weather forecast. Avian flu case. Repairs to a pipeline that brings water from Lake Travis to Leander are completed. Little to no detectable […]

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April 2, 2024

Eclipse Week: For Austin-area porta potty purveyors, the total eclipse is big business

The eclipse is coming to Texas! And so are millions of people hoping to catch a glimpse. All this week, the KUT Newsroom will be reporting on this once-in-a-lifetime event and what it means for central Texas. You may have heard concerns about how hard it will be to find a place to stay…or how […]

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April 2, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for April 2, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 2, 2024. ACC is going to offer free tuition to 2024 high school graduates starting this fall. The city of Austin aims to improve permitting to speed up development. New restrictions for eclipse day.

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