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KUT Morning Newscast for May 29, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 29, 2024. Primary runoff election results. Austin-Travis County EMS responded to dozens of heat-related calls over the weekend and on Memorial Day. Austin-Bergstrom International Airport will get new runway surveillance technology and other safety improvements. Many Central Texas districts are kicking off of their free summer meal programs.

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 Summer Meals Program is ramping up as the school year comes to an end. Texas and Texas A&M will compete for a spot in the Women’s College World Series. Austin airport officials are reminding travelers to plan ahead when flying out of Austin Bergstrom International Airport this Memorial Day weekend.

KUT Morning Newscast for May 9, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 9, 2024. A man has been charged for illegally carrying a weapon during a pro-Palestinian portest at UT Austin last week. The head of the U-T System Board of Regents says divesting from Israel is “not an option.” Severe storms are possible for parts of Burnet, Travis, and Williamson counties today. The City of Austin has announced a survey to take residents’ input for the 2025 budget plan. A long-awaited hearing in a lawsuit brought by taxpayers against Central Health takes place today. Officials at ABIA want to build a new parking garage. Correction about arrests related to last week’s surge of overdoses.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for May 6, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 6, 2024. Austin’s new city manager outlined his priorities on his first day on the job. Elgin ISD and Georgetown ISD voters approved school bond packages. May rains. Wildfire risk management. Four Austin-area hospitals got a “C” grade for how well they prevent errors, accidents, and infections. The TSA will move the lines for PreCheck and CLEAR to a single checkpoint at Austin-Bergstrom this week. The Texas softball team finished their final year of Big 12 competition as regular season champions.

KUT Morning Newscast for April 30, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 30, 2024. Dozens of people are in jail this morning after another pro-Palestinian protest at UT Austin. “Sit in for Palestine” at Texas State University. Austin-Travis County EMS responded to a surge of overdose calls yesterday.  Today is the last day of early voting in the May 4th election. After years of booming growth, the number of daily flights out of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is slowing down.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 22, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 22, 2024. Early voting began today. The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments today on a case that could change policies banning behavior related to homelessness in Austin. Construction is kicking off inside Austin-Bergstrom International Airport as part of a quarter-billion-dollar expansion of the Barbara Jordan Terminal. The City of Austin wants to raise awareness about the threat of drink spiking. Gas prices level off. Austin FC won in Houston on Saturday.

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 airports in the country to get a new system that helps monitor where planes are on the ground. Application for new grants for artists and small art businesses opens today.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 1, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 1, 2024. Austin ISD school bus safety. Severe weather is possible tonight. Travis County Expunction Expo. Austin-Bergstrom’s new CEO. ABIA raises parking prices. Austin FC’s first win of the season.

KUT Morning Newscast for March 07, 2024

Central Texas top stories for March 07, 2024. Low turnout in March 5th primary. Austin-Bergstrom expects big crowds this week. Lake Travis ISD will be closed for the April 8th solar eclipse. San Marcos Buc-ee’s. Paxlovid.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for February 27, 2024

Central Texas top stories for February 27, 2024. Many public school teachers considered leaving their jobs in the last year. Passenger growth at Austin-Bergstrom appears to be slowing down. Pflugerville is enacting Stage 1 water restrictions starting this Friday. Repairs begin tomorrow for a pipeline that transports water from Lake Travis to cities in Williamson County. HealthSouth development’s future is unclear. Kerville is selling parking in advance of the upcoming eclipse. Longhorns basketball.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for February 16, 2024

Central Texas top stories for February 16, 2024. Courts are still catching up on tickets written last year during APD’s partnership with Texas DPS. A jury trial is set to start this month for two former Williamson County sheriff’s deputies. Blues on the Green is back on. Food service workers at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport are asking for a raise. Hutto ISD is set to launch a new teacher apprenticeship. Longhorn teams in action this weekend.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for February 12, 2024

Central Texas top stories for February 12, 2024. Austin ISD clears overdue Special Education evaluations. Bell County’s Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District will hold a public hearing tonight to discuss a proposed annexation of part of Williamson County. Blues on The Green could get financial support from the City of Austin. Austin-Bergstrom had a record setting year last year. Texas jobs forecast. Registration is open for Austin Parks and Recreation summer camps. Dripping Springs prepares for this year’s solar eclipse.

KUT Morning Newscast for January 16, 2024

Central Texas top stories for January 16, 2024. Frigid forecast. Latest state of the power grid. Why we drip faucets in freezing temperatures. Austin-Bergstrom’s lights snow dusting explained. Mother’s Milk Bank at Austin is approaching its 25th anniversary.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for January 12, 2024

Central Texas top stories for January 12, 2024. Latest timeline for inbound freezing temperatures. Grid outlook for this weekend. Landlords shutting off water ahead of freezing temperatures. Austin-Bergstrom prepares for freezing temperatures. MLK day march and celebration plans. Voter registration in Texas. Austin ISD makes progress on special education evaluation backlog. The Hays County Health Department will open its Immunization Clinic next week.

KUT Morning Newscast for January 11, 2024

Central Texas top stories for January 11, 2024. Grid outlook ahead of cold snap. Austin-Bergstrom’s new concourse plan. Austin-Bergstrom flight cancellations due to grounding of Boeing 737 Max 9 planes. The City of Austin is trying to crack down on unauthorized short-term rentals. Healthcare enrollment stats.

KUT Morning Newscast for January 08, 2024

Central Texas top stories for January 08, 2024. Challenges for professional weather observers inside air traffic control tower at Austin-Bergstrom. National Weather Service issues wind advisory for Central Texas. Austin ISD is hosting public meetings with lone superintendent finalist. Texas has room for improvement when it comes to maternal and infant health conditions. Sobering Center expansion plans.

KUT Morning Newscast for December 19, 2023

Central Texas top stories for December 19, 2023. Governor Greg Abbott signs a controversial immigration enforcement bill. New Central Health CEO. Austin-Bergstrom is expecting a busy week of air travel. Thinkery plans its first neighborhood museum. Hutto ISD is creating a police cadet program.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for December 14, 2023

Central Texas top stories for December 14, 2023. Austin ISD is set to choose their next permanent superintendent. Austin Energy is creating a registry of customers with power dependent medical needs. Texas has an elevated risk of blackouts. Christopher Taylor will be back in court next year. The city of Austin plans to help residents build a second home on their land. Austin-Bergstrom is expecting a drop in air travel next year. Good news/bad news about tomorrow’s weather.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for November 27, 2023

Central Texas top stories for November 27, 2023. Gas prices buck inflation trend. Kyle runoff election. Austin-Bergstrom service changes. Fayette Coal power plant pollution study. Pecan Gardens renovation. Longhorns in Big 12 championship.