Ascension

KUT Morning Newscast for May 14, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 14, 2024. An attempt to freeze funding for the I-35 expansion was defeated in a heated vote yesterday. Disruptions to various systems and services at Ascension-owned hospitals continue. Texas state Senators are getting an update on the steps university leaders have taken to comply with the DEI state law that took effect in January. Austin’s State of Our Environment Report for 2023. Austin Public Health is using two-million dollars in federal funding to address opioid overdoses. UT Austin will open a new center in Taylor.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for May 8, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 8, 2024. Ascension has cybersecurity issue disrupt clinical operations. Texas House Republicans praised UT President Jay Hartzell for his response to pro-Palestinian demonstrations on campus. Texas Governor Greg Abbott told public universities in Texas not to comply with changes made to Title IX by the Biden administration. Recent rain not enough to avoid drought restrictions for some Austin-area residents. The city of Kyle is buying water from San Marcos. The city of Austin is holding an open house tonight to discuss changes to the city’s land code. An oil and gas waste facility has pleaded guilty to polluting charges.

KUT Morning Newscast for March 2, 2023

Central Texas top stories for March 2, 2023. Liberty Hill police shooting lawsuit. New leadership for Austin Transit Partnership. Displacement home applications. Ascension’s new women’s health tower. Education equity. Amplify Austin.

KUT Morning Newscast for January 6, 2023

Central Texas top stories for January 6, 2023. Blue Cross Blue Shield negotiating with Ascension. Leander Atmos Energy gas supply lapse. Teacher retention. Chris Beard fired. Texas Basketball double-header. Free week continues.