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KUT Afternoon Newscast for July 5, 2024

Central Texas top stories for July 5, 2024. Austin plans to have a labor contract with Austin Police by the end of the summer. Austin Community College is dedicating nearly 13 million dollars to helping current students get across the finish line. Austin Energy projects could impact traffic on South Lamar. Hurricane Beryl’s impact on Austin’s weather. San Marcos’ ban is not working so far. Gas prices have been holding steady heading into the long holiday weekend.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 25, 2024

Central Texas top stories for June 25, 2024. Heat Advisory extended until Wednesday evening. Austin Energy looking at another rate increase. Hays CISD latest local school district to operate on budget deficit. Travis Co considering helping with high childcare costs. Georgetown weighing incentives for electricity conservation.

KUT Morning Newscast for June 25, 2024

Central Texas top stories for June 25, 2024. There’s a heat advisory into effect today. The application process for Austin Energy’s “Medically Vulnerable Registry: has left hundreds of people waiting. The family of Joshua Wright, a man killed by a former Hays County Corrections Officer in 2022, plans to take their case to civil court. Taylor native Fred Kerley is going to the summer Olympics in Paris.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 19, 2024

Central Texas top stories for June 19, 2024. Impact of Tropical Storm Alberto. An effort by state grid operators to bolster the Texas power supply going into this summer has failed. Austin Energy wants to enroll more people in its Customer Assistance Program. Round Rock ISD has found a way to approve a balanced budget for the school year ahead despite many districts in the area facing budget deficits. Juneteenth celebrations continue in Austin today.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for May 3, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 3, 2024. UT Austin is gearing up for what could be the largest pro-Palestinian demonstration in recent weeks. APD said the outbreak of overdoses in Travis County this week is believed to have been caused primarily by crack cocaine laced with fentanyl. How should Austin Energy ensure electric reliability for its customers into the future while reducing greenhouse gas emissions? Flights from Austin to Montreal started today on Air Canada. The City of Austin is creating its own poet laureate program. Austin FC faces the Vancouver Whitecaps this weekend. The Pecan Street Festival is happening this weekend.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for March 19, 2024

Central Texas top stories for March 19, 2024. Austin may call bond election for covering stretch of I-35. Experts expect more childcare facility closures. Gas prices up sharply overnight. Austin Energy carbon neutral plan facing obstacles. Citations up in Leander as water line gets repairs. Texas State sticking with test-optional admissions. 

KUT Afternoon Newscast for February 23, 2024

Central Texas top stories for February 23, 2024. Deadline for mail in ballots is today. Austin Energy rates are going up again. McKalla station update. Samsung’s impact on Taylor. San Marcos is still looking for public input on its long-term development plan. Heart of Texas Regatta.

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 Morning Newscast for December 13, 2023

Central Texas top stories for December 13, 2023. Update on last week’s shootings. Austin Energy upgrades its outage map. Preview of today’s Texas State Board of Education meeting. Bald Eagles sighted in Austin.

KUT Morning Newscast for November 28, 2023

Central Texas top stories for November 28, 2023. Austin Energy rate increase. Developer agreement for site in St. Johns. Texas Supreme Court abortion case. University of Texas teacher pinning ceremony. Hill Country Studios. Giving Tuesday.

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.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 22, 2023

Central Texas top stories for June 22, 2023. Heat Advisory. Austin Energy outages. Round Rock ISD offers teachers affordable rent. Lake Travis ISD trying again to get bond approved. Cedar Park shooting death. Census data shows America is aging.

KUT Morning Newscast for June 22, 2023

Central Texas top stories for June 22, 2023. Austin Energy power outages. Central Texas storms. Austin FC wins over Dallas. University of Texas mental health care expansion.

KUT Morning Newscast for May 17, 2023

Central Texas top stories for May 17, 2023. NBA number one pick goes to the Spurs. ACL tickets drop. Options for Austin Energy customers with life threatening situations.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for May 12, 2023

Central Texas top stories for May 12, 2023. Flood Watch 7PM-7PM Saturday. Texas bills targeting Austin Energy. Why Texas COVID disaster declaration continues. Austin ISD waiting to hear from TEA about managing special ed. Austin FC.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for May 09, 2023

Central Texas top stories for May 09, 2023. Daniel Perry sentencing hearing. Del Valle ISD pay raises. Search for new Austin Energy GM. Hutto city council runoff. Kyle growth plan option input. ACL lineup announced.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 21, 2023

Central Texas top stories for April 21, 2023. Austin Energy settles with ERCOT over 2021 plant shutdown. San Marcos schools getting armed civilians. Austin church covers AISD students’ meal debt. Preventing mosquitoes. Austin FC injury woes.

KUT Morning Newscast for April 19, 2023

Central Texas top stories for April 19, 2023. Austin Energy bills hearing. Kyle’s new city manager. San Marcos CISD bond. Travis County Public Health youth mental health awareness campaign.

KUT Morning Newscast for March 1, 2023

Central Texas top stories for March 1, 2023. Austin Energy rates. Federal funding for mobility infrastructure. Joshua Wright prayer vigil. Campus polling ban pushback. Rockdale ISD 4 day school week.