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Groups suing over SpaceX’s explosions, environmental impact

Published reports say the Biden administration is set to send 1,500 troops to the border with Mexico ahead of Title 42’s repeal.

As the Texas Legislature enters the home stretch of the 88th session, we’ll hear about the latest on efforts to pre-empt local government regulations.

The South Texas liftoff and explosion of the SpaceX Starship on April 20 has sparked legal action from environmental groups against the Federal Aviation
Administration. We’ll hear from one of the attorneys suing the government.

And a prominent member of Congress asks a judge in northern Texas to change the way the courts there do business.

KUT Morning Newscast for February 16, 2023

Central Texas top stories for February 16, 2023. City Manager last day today. Austin City Council police agreement. ACC Lineworker program discount. Leander City Council considering expanding storm debris removal. Texas State Teachers Association on “school choice” vouchers. San Marcos State of the State potluck. Creative Space Assistance Program.

Bonus! Gina Chavez and Joe Greenwald at ACL Music Festival

Miles Bloxson speaks to Latin Grammy nominee Gina Chavez and artist manager Joe Greenwald at Austin City Limits Music Festival back in October of 2021. They talk about navigating the pandemic and issues facing the Austin music scene.

Miles Bloxson of KUTX speaks with Gina Chavez and Joe Greenwald as part of the Bonus Tracks stage for the Pause/Play podcast on Weekend One of Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, TX on Oct. 9, 2021. Jordan Vonderhaar for KUTX

 

Texas Standard: November 24, 2017

The economic impact of Texas music amounts to $3.6 billion a year. But with global changes to the industry, is Texas music still hitting the mark? Though the Lone Star State may not have the publishing houses or the recording companies of the two coasts, the artist roster has long been tough to top. And: Though some claim to be able to sing you the story of Texas music by heart, a new manifesto claims the so-called experts don’t know the half of it. Today veteran journalists Andy Langer, Michael Hall and Katy Vine of Texas Monthly join us for a review of the state of the art and its future. Our special music edition of the Texas Standard.