KUT Morning Newscast for April 27, 2023

Central Texas top stories for April 27, 2023. Stormy weather update. Williamson County supports violent crime victims. Sexual assault survivor support organization on SB8. Dell Children’s new hospital campus in North Austin. Bat season. Zilker bat found with rabies. School finance bill.

Expanded telehealth is coming to an end

A Texas couple chose midwife care over a hospital, and now their baby is in foster care. Why this story is sounding alarm bells for many across the state.

Changes are coming to telehealth with the end of a federal pandemic order – and some patients will have to return to in-person medical care.

A bill in the Texas Legislature could lead to fines for some Texans who report pollution concerns.

Texas is home to millions of bats. But according to a new report out this week, more than half of North America’s bats are in peril if action isn’t taken to protect them.

KUT Morning Newscast for March 20, 2023

Central Texas top stories for March 20, 2023. SXSW Emergency Medical Service report. Williamson County burn box. Indigenous Cultures Center in San Marcos. Austin bats. Longhorns in Sweet 16. Austin FC.

Texas Standard: October 5, 2022

A Texas National Guard member becomes the tenth person connected with Governor Abbott’s border mission to die. We’ll have the latest details. Other stories we’re working on: with public safety one of the big issues in this election, a spotlight turns to bail reform and the rhetoric surrounding it. Also, the questions swirling around the incumbent Ag Commissioner as he runs for re-election. And new home construction in Texas, only the homes aren’t for sale. We’ll have a closer look at the build to rent phenomenon. Plus the effort to save bats from the worst of Texas winters, a Politifact check about the impact of fentanyl and much more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: July 12, 2016

The nation mourns for Dallas. President Obama in North Texas today to remember 5 police officers. And bending the President’s ear. A US Representative from Dallas tells us what she has to say to the President… and what she wants her colleagues in Washington to know. And a convention in Cleveland. Events begin to ramp up for the Grand Old Party’s party… but not everyone is celebrating. Plus tens of thousands of precious Texas artifacts have been removed from the Alamo… where they’re going and why. And bats just might be useful allies in the fight against Zika… but don’t count on them to eradicate it. We’ll explain… Those stories and lots more today on the Texas Standard:

KUT Weekend – March 28, 2014

Saving Mexican free-tailed bats….how deep can taxes be cut in Texas…..why limes are becoming so expensive. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at