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January 25, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for January 25, 2024

By: Juan Garcia

Central Texas top stories for January 25, 2024. Austin city leaders say something has to be done to improve policing in Austin. Williamson County EMS held an overdose prevention event. Teen birth rates on the rise in Texas. Pregnancies caused by rape are rising in Texas.


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April 12, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for April 12, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 12, 2024. The Austin City Council could soon extend the contract for the Marshalling Yard – a temporary homeless shelter in Southeast Austin. Advocates for ethnic studies classes in Texas public schools urge the State Board of Education to approve an American Indian-Native Studies course.

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April 11, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 11, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 11, 2024. Austin Public Health retired COVID-19 dashboard. Austin leaders hear from public about proposed code changes intended to improve housing affordability. High passenger traffic at Austin airport starting to ease up a bit. UT Austin student DEI opponents misunderstand its goals. San Marcos raising parking fines.

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April 10, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 10, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 10, 2024. Austin mayor announces run for reelection. LCRA plans additional gas-powered electricity generator near San Marcos. Lake Travis parent sues school district over bullying finding. Kyle Police now accepting online incident reporting. Broadband providers adding standardized labels for comparison shopping. Austin career expo tomorrow. Georgetown asking public to […]

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April 10, 2024

Disinformation: Why some people cling to it (and how to help them maybe loosen that grip)

This week’s total solar eclipse was really spectacular – even with the cloudy skies. It turns out even a beautiful, natural phenomenon like the eclipse is not immune from conspiracy theories and disinformation. Why are some people eager to embrace information that is wrong – and sometimes really reluctant to let it go? KUT’s Jennifer […]

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April 9, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 9, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 9, 2024. Severe weather possible in Central Texas tonight. Texas leads U.S. in renewable energy generation, but not integration. CAIR Austin wants alleged attack on student investigated as hate crime. Travis Co says preparations for eclipse, and less than ideal weather, helped things go smoothly. Round Rock ISD says […]

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April 9, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for April 9, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 9, 2024. Cloudy skies didn’t keep hundreds of thousands from experiencing Monday’s total solar eclipse. Austin Independent School District students were among those impressed by the rare event. Austinites who qualify can still get help filing their federal income taxes before next week’s deadline.

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April 8, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 8, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 8, 2024. Severe weather possible in Central Texas tonight through Wednesday. Central Texans catch a break from breaks in the clouds during total solar eclipse. Folks travel to Hill Country from far and near to experience totality. Austin-area kids learn about, experience eclipse at school. Mobile mammogram service returns […]

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April 5, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 5, 2024 

Central Texas top stories for April 5, 2024. Watching the weather forecast for Monday. Eclipse to affect Texas solar power Monday, but no grid concerns. Teacher injured in deadly school bus crash sues truck driver, company. Cap 10k to close roads this weekend. All-abilities job fair. Petition calls for creation of Austin Poet Laureate. 

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