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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 October 5, 2023

Central Texas top stories for October 5, 2023. Today’s rain the most in Austin since mid-May. Georgetown offering rebates for xeriscaping. Gov Abbott announces agenda for special session. Flo being removed from Barton Springs Pool. Ballot prop would let Texas childcare centers save on property taxes. Special events mean busy month at Austin airport. CapMetro offers additional service on ACL weekend.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for September 29, 2023

Central Texas top stories for September 29, 2023. Travis Co resident dies from West Nile virus. Austin subsidized housing renters face increases. Austin Energy behind its own schedule for tree trimming, risking power outages. Drought closes Lake Walter E. Long to boating. Childcare facilities lose additional funding starting this weekend. Many Austin pools closing for season. Austin Parks Foundation increases funding for shade structures. 3rd-ranked Texas faces 24th-ranked Kansas.