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September 1, 2022

KUT Afternoon Newscast for September 01, 2022

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Central Texas top stories for September 01, 2022. Drought conditions improving in Central Texas. Austin’s second hottest summer on record. Travis County employees wage raise. Austin-Travis Co EMS new contract. Austin council considers reinstating license plate readers.. Williamson County monkeypox. Fighting food insecurity.


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May 17, 2024

The City of Austin wants your input on who decides what counts as “history” and what parts of that history get protected and preserved

The City of Austin’s historic preservation plan dates back to 1981. But an effort is underway to change who participates in that planning and what gets preserved. People can give their input on a draft of the city’s new Equity-Based Preservation Plan through May 31st. KUT’s Jennifer Stayton recently talked with the city’s Planning Department […]

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May 16, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for May 16, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 16, 2024. The City of Austin is moving closer to getting a permanent chief for the police department. Austin is now the 11th most populous city in America. Hays County is making plans for a new park in San Marcos. The Lake Travis ISD school board voted last night […]

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May 16, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for May 16, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 16, 2024. Austin City Council could vote to reduce the amount of land needed to build a house. The City of Austin is searching for a new police chief. The City of Austin does not have enough money to finish road projects promised to voters when they approved a […]

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May 15, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for May 15, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 15, 2024. Travis Co tax rate election expected to increase childcare affordability. Ascension facing lawsuit amid ongoing ransomware problems. Texas State Univ may be out as presidential debate site. Austin hosting emergency preparedness pop-ups. The new Austin State Hospital.

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May 15, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for May 15, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 15, 2024. The head of the UT System says its institutions have undergone significant changes to comply with a state law banning diversity, equity and inclusion programs at public universities and colleges. Texas state lawmakers also heard a UT student’s testimony over antisemitism on campus. Travis County voters could […]

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May 14, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for May 14, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 14, 2024. DEI law compliance hearing. Travis County leaders took a big step today toward having a tax-rate increase election this year. The city says 40 to 50 Austin police officers assisted in making arrests at last month’s protests on the UT campus. The Leander School District has named […]

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May 14, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for May 14, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 14, 2024. An attempt to freeze funding for the I-35 expansion was defeated in a heated vote yesterday. Disruptions to various systems and services at Ascension-owned hospitals continue. Texas state Senators are getting an update on the steps university leaders have taken to comply with the DEI state law […]

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May 13, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for May 13, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 13, 2024. Why it may seem like there’s more severe hail lately. Texas lawmakers may look at limiting institutional investors in the housing market. Teachers, lawmakers call for more school funding. Local prosecutors push back on state threats to local policies. More overdose treatments available and being used in […]

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