Aqua Texas

Celebrated African American art and history exhibit arrives in Texas

With winter storm warnings out across the Lone State State, emergency management officials are warning Texans to stay inside if at all possible, avoid travel, and monitor calls for energy conservation. We’ll get a status update from Matt Lanza of Space City Weather, plus a look at what’s ahead this week.

With COVID-era protections like eviction moratoriums gone, Texans are feeling the effects.

And on this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we’ll hear about an award-winning collection of artifacts now on display in Houston documenting the African American experience: Our conversation with collectors Bernard and Shirley Kinsey about a project more than 50 years in the making.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for January 08, 2023

Central Texas top stories for January 08, 2023. Wind advisory in effect until tomorrow. Austin is far from reaching its affordable housing goals. Utility company Aqua Texas is suing the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. Austin light rail lawsuit update. San Marcos is in stage 2 drought restrictions. Del Valle ISD school board could fill a long-vacant seat at tonight’s meeting.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for September 25, 2023

Central Texas top stories for September 25, 2023. Severe weather possible again tonight in Central Texas. One man’s account of getting caught in the storm. How last night’s hail stones got that big. Filing an insurance claim for hail or wind damage. Austin Energy itself got hit. Austin council member takes 60-day medical leave. Aqua Texas protest. Zilker area closures ahead of ACL Fest. Texas football to face tougher opponent.