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KUT Morning Newscast for February 29, 2024

Central Texas top stories for February 29, 2024. Early voting ends tomorrow. Smokehouse Creek fire. Austin ISD is updating its success scorecard. Austin is trying to improve access to local soccer pitches. The Georgetown Water Utility is upgrading its water metering system.

KUT Morning Newscast for February 26, 2024

Central Texas top stories for February 26, 2024. Two former Williamson County deputies are on trial today for the death of Javier Ambler while he was in their custody. Last week of early voting. CapMetro apologies for problems faced at the brand new McKalla station on Saturday. Bell County declared a local state of disaster for the April eclipse. Austin ISD is not the only Central Texas school district dealing with a budget shortfall. UT Tower gets a facelift.

KUT Morning Newscast for February 23, 2024

Central Texas top stories for February 23, 2024. Austin police prepare for SXSW. UT-Austin’s involvement in the moon landing. Austin ISD is trying to boost attendance to help make up for this year’s budget deficit. Leander pipeline repairs begin. WIC funding deadline.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for February 13, 2024

Central Texas top stories for February 13, 2024. Austin ISD’s tricky budget situation. Austin’s police union is trying to prevent a voter-backed city ordinance from going into effect. The City of Austin is still 800 shelter beds short of its goals for 2025. Georgetown ISD trustees voted to call a bond election in May. Prescribed burns in southwest Austin. Gas prices spike overnight. The City of Austin wants to hear from the public on a new plan for historic preservation.

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 29, 2024

Central Texas top stories for January 29, 2024. Changes coming to Austin’s rules around euthanizing dangerous dogs. Activists sue to block I-35 expansion. Democrats running for Senate spar over immigration at debate. Sample ballots are now available for the primary election in March. Austin ISD is working to reduce an over $50 million budget deficit. ACC opens military network.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for January 22, 2024

Central Texas top stories for January 22, 2024. Flood advisories possible with this week’s rain. How the rain will impact drought conditions. The City of Austin will issue an apology to sexual assault victims. Reactions to the City of Austin hiring former APD chief Art Acevedo. The City of Kyle is now “storm ready.” Leander water restrictions during pipeline repairs. Austin ISD might vote on their next permanent superintendent this week.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for January 19, 2024

Central Texas top stories for January 19, 2024. Art Acevedo returns to Austin. How San Marcos animal shelters are navigating this weekend’s cold temperatures. Austin ISD’s superintendent finalist on facilities issues in the district. Former Austin city council member Kathy Tovo is running for Austin mayor. Texas Rangers visit Round Rock as champions. 3M Half Marathon is this Sunday. Longhorns Basketball.

KUT Morning Newscast for January 19, 2024

Central Texas top stories for January 19, 2024. Home sale prices in Austin are down from a year ago. The City of Austin to do a comprehensive review of its homeless services. The annual Point-In-Time count takes place across the state next week. Public forum with lone finalist for Austin ISD superintendent.

KUT Morning Newscast for January 18, 2024

Central Texas top stories for January 18, 2024. Federal appeals court blocks Texas from enforcing book restrictions. U.S. Justice Department will release a report today assessing law enforcement’s response to the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde. Austin could expand a program that provides safety resources for survivors of domestic violence. Austin ISD to host two public forums with the lone finalist for permanent superintendent. New report finds educators in Texas are better prepared to teach students to read than other parts of the country. Blues on the Green cancels this summer’s shows.

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 12, 2024

Central Texas top stories for January 12, 2024. Windy Friday. Change of plans for MLK day celebration. Austin ISD is making progress on special education evaluation backlog. Austin ISD budget deficit. Ascension Seton and Acadia healthcare partnership. A recent report finds white nationalist groups are putting up more banners and flyers in Texas compared to other parts of the country.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for January 10, 2024

Central Texas top stories for January 10, 2024. How the power grid will fare with the inbound freezing temperatures. Austin ISD gets $6 million to buy electric buses. St. Davids HealthCare announces expansion. 2 years since Austin Public Library got rid of late fees. Georgetown is building a new water treatment plan. City of Kyle to update folks on road projects.

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 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 December 11, 2023

Central Texas top stories for December 11, 2023. A Texas woman went out of state to seek an abortion while in legal limbo. Travis County judge orders City of Austin to coid housing programs. Kyle district 4 runoff results. Annual homeless vigil. Austin ISD is close to choosing a new permanent superintendent. Record low temperatures this morning. Lady Longhorns to the Final 4.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for December 6, 2023

Central Texas top stories for December 6, 2023. Shooting suspect in custody. Circle C residents react to the shootings. Emergency hearing in Travis County in the case of the woman suing Texas for the right to have an abortion. Longhorns Basketball.

KUT Morning Newscast for December 6, 2023

Central Texas top stories for December 6, 2023. Austin ISD shooting suspect in custody. Ascension Seton nurses are on strike today. Austin City Council set to vote on HOME initiative. A fourth special legislative session has ended.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for December 5, 2023

Central Texas top stories for December 5, 2023. An Austin ISD officer was shot this morning and is in stable condition. HOME initiative. Austin and El Buen Samaritano partner to keep folks in their homes. A Texas woman is suing the state for the right to an abortion. New methane emissions rules from the EPA. Integral Care needs your input on their new CEO. Texas State University school spirit is high ahead of the school’s first bowl game.