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September 7, 2023

KUT Morning Newscast for September 7, 2023

By: Jennifer Stayton

Central Texas top stories for September 7, 2023. The Texas power grid Wednesday night flirted with possible rolling blackouts. Another scorching hot day in store for Central Texas.  City of Austin staff recommend elected officials allow higher heights near single-family homes.


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May 24, 2024

KUT Morning Newscast for May 24, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 24, 2024. Heat wave arrives in time for the holiday weekend. A new lawsuit alleges the City of Austin violated state law when approving the redevelopment of the former Austin American-Statesman office site. Programs that help support people who are experiencing homelessness are still facing challenges in Austin. The […]

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May 24, 2024

Civics 101: What does a County Judge do?

There are a lot of moving parts and players in our local government systems. Sometimes it can be hard to know exactly what an elected officials job actually is. Take County Judge. As part of KUT’s Civics 101 coverage, we dive into that position with All Things Considered host Jerry Quijano and reporter Andrew Weber.

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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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