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March 8, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for March 08, 2024

By: Juan Garcia

Central Texas top stories for March 08, 2024. Former Williamson County Sheriff’s deputies acquitted in manslaughter case. The Austin Independent School District is preparing to make significant spending cuts to remain financially stable. City of Uvalde independent investigation finds officers did not violate department policies in Robb Elementary shooting. SXSW road closures. Austin’s Living Streets Program. Hays CISD will close for the April 8th eclipse.


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April 16, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for April 16, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 16, 2024. Hays CISD approves a plan to ensure all school district buses are equipped with seat belts as soon as possible. Travis County is renaming the Justice & Public Safety department. In-person early voting in the May 4th election starts on Monday. ABIA will be among the first […]

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April 15, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 15, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 15, 2024. Redevelopment of the former Austin-American Statesman offices site hits a roadblock. Hays CISD is making a plan to ensure all school buses are equipped with seat belts. ERCOT has told power plant operators to put off scheduled maintenance this week as temperatures rise. This week’s weather. The […]

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April 15, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for April 15, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 15, 2024. Property appraisals are down for the second year in a row. Homeless resource system. Polly the Pekin duck is getting a prosthetic beak. Former Texas Longhorn Scottie Scheffler wins the Masters.

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April 12, 2024

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 12, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 12, 2024. Education advocates concerned about computer-grading of written responses on standardized tests. Natural gas prices go negative. ACLU sues Travis Co over arrestees lacking counsel. Activists say Austin rapid rehousing program needs improvement. Longhorn Run this weekend. Kite Fest to take over skies over Zilker Park.

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April 12, 2024

Playwright and scholar Lisa B. Thompson calls her choreopoem “a theatrical love letter to Black women and girls”

Lisa B. Thompson has been working on “The Black Feminist Guide to the Human Body” as a 2023-2024 Texas Performing Arts Artist in Residence. KUT’s Jennifer Stayton talked with Thompson ahead of the April 12th premier at the Vortex in Austin, Texas about the themes of the work – including her desire to focus on […]

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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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