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July 21, 2022

KUT Morning Newscast for July 21, 2022

By: KUT News

Central Texas top stories for July 21, 2022. The Austin City Council will decide whether or not the city will decriminalize abortion. Another heat advisory is in effect today, and dehydration puts you most at risk for heat-related illness. The City of Kyle is asking residents to conserve water. The cost for Austin’s light rail project has nearly doubled. Austin ISD’s Bond Steering Committee met last night to discuss 2022 bond proposals.


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May 23, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for May 23, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 23, 2024. Children at Risk has found nearly 50 zip codes in the Austin area qualify as childcare subsidy deserts for low-income families. Travis County’s Medical Examiner’s report into the impacts of the opioid epidemic in Central Texas. FBI probe into Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. Waymo being investigated […]

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May 23, 2024

Civics 101: Unsure or intimidated by the voting process? The Travis County Clerk walks us through the basics.

School is almost over for the summer, but not at KUT – where our “Civics 101” series continues. We are exploring the institutions and governments that shape our lives and how we can be involved. “I’m too busy. I didn’t have time, I was sick. I didn’t know what was on the ballot.” Those are […]

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May 23, 2024

Civics 101: Taking the temperature of Texans

All this week the KUT News team is working on stories that explain how some of our local governments and systems work. We’re calling the series Civics 101. But for next story we’re going to move away from explaining how something works and focus on what people are thinking. KUT’s Jerry Quijano talked with Nathaniel Wright […]

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May 23, 2024

Civics 101: Austin Energy! The power company you partially own, even if you didn’t know it

This week, KUT is featuring stories on the local institutions that play a big role in day-to-day life in Austin. And it’s hard to think of one more important than Austin Energy. That’s the city’s electric utility. You might not think of it unless the power goes out, or you’re paying your bills. But, if you’re […]

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May 23, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for May 23, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 23, 2024. Travis County Medical Examiner’s report on the impact of the opioid epidemic in central texas. The City of Temple confirmed a tornado touched down there last night. Two Central Texas cities are among the fastest growing in the country. Travis County Clerk Dyana Limon Mercado on the […]

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May 22, 2024

Civics 101: Texas Lyceum Poll

The Texas Lyceum released on Wednesday their annual poll highlighting some of the biggest issues on the minds of Texans, ranging from housing and water to gambling and marijuana. As part of our Civics 101 series that’s running all week on KUT News and at KUT.org, All Things Considered host Jerry Quijano caught up with […]

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May 22, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for May 22, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 22, 2024. Families of victims of the 2022 Robb Elementary School shooting are suing the state of Texas. Del Valle ISD pay raises. Texas Lyceum poll finds support for marijuana legalization is growing in Texas. Audit finds shortfalls in Austin’s 911 call taking during periods of high demand. Wheatsville […]

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May 22, 2024

Civics 101: What’s a MUD?

How do you get water in your home? For many of you, it’s from Austin. The city owns and runs its own water system. But if you live outside the City limits, you’re probably getting it from what’s called a MUD. All this week, the KUT newsroom is focusing our coverage on stories that help explain […]

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