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With the eclipse days away, this small city is more prepared than most

A plan will cap co-pays for state subsidized child care – how much of a difference will it make in stemming a childcare crisis?
On Wednesday, a federal appeals court heard the latest arguments over SB 4, Texas’ controversial new immigration enforcement law. In the meantime, where does the legal back-and-forth leave migrants?
Ennis, a North Texas town that attracts 100,000 visitors each April to see its bluebonnets, has an extra draw for tourists this year: It’s in the eclipse’s path of totality.
And: Why the Judd Foundation, named for Marfa’s most famous modern artist, is taking on Kim Kardashian in court.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for October 4, 2023

Central Texas top stories for October 4, 2023. Rain, cooler-than-normal weather on the way. City of Austin concerned about aging Barton Springs Rd bridge. Mayor Watson on city response to disaster. Texas advocacy groups are urging superintendents statewide to refrain from removing books from schools. Austin Public Library Banned Book Week events. Fine arts wing named for beloved educator. Busy month of weekends ahead for Austin.