cooling centers

KUT Afternoon Newscast for September 27, 2023

Central Texas top stories for September 27, 2023. City of Austin closing cooling centers after brutal summer. Poll finds less support for school vouchers. AISD adopting alternative special education plan. Ascension Seton nurses concerned about staff levels. Taylor Library dealing with book challenges. More musicians get to keep more of merch sales money.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 16, 2023

Central Texas top stories for June 16, 2023. Excessive Heat Warning. Extended hours for cooling centers. What caused the latest delays at Austin’s airport. UT Austin involved in new research on light. School safety bill signed. Clinic opens in South Austin. Foster kids reunited with families.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 15, 2023

Central Texas top stories for June 15, 2023. Heat Advisory extended until Friday evening. Agricultural fires in Mexico and Central America sending haze our way. San Marcos offering cooling centers. Austin budget process beginning. Gov signs bill restricting trans athletes. Travis offering free LGBTQ weddings to mark anniversary.  

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 14, 2023

Central Texas top stories for June 14, 2023. Heat Advisory extended until Thursday evening. Austin offering cooling centers. Austin-Travis Co EMS improves water emergency response time. 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline calls up 50% in first year. Austin looking to add homeless shelter capacity this summer

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 12, 2023

Central Texas top stories for June 12, 2023. String of triple-digit days ahead for Central Texas. Austin and other areas offering shelter from the heat. Austin has 32 pools and 10 splashpads open. New health clinic opens this week in South Austin. Austin Humane Society Summer Kids Series. Texas baseball goes big or goes home.

KUT Morning Newscast for August 22, 2022

Central Texas top stories for August 22, 2022. Central Texas under a Flood Watch. Affordable housing bond election. First day of fall classes at UT Austin and Texas State. Hays County school resource officers. Free CapMetro rides to Travis County cooling centers. East Austin Barrio Landmarks Project. Austin FC v Minnesota United. 

KUT Afternoon Newscast for August 10, 2022

Central Texas top stories for August 10, 2022. Hays county water conservation. Lakes Buchanan and Travis water flow. CapMetro cooling center rides. Austin ISD bond proposal.

KUT Morning Newscast for August 10, 2022

Central Texas top stories for August 10, 2022. Monkeypox declared a health emergency in Travis County. Rent in Austin keeps climbing at historic rates. Austin ISD school board votes Thursday on a potential 2022 bond package. School bus driver and crossing guard shortages. Capital Metro updates guidelines for free rides to cooling centers. Williamson County budget update.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for July 19, 2022

Central Texas top stories for July 19, 2022. Excessive Heat Warning today until tomorrow night for Austin area. New clear backpack rules. Bond work session tonight for AISD Board. Future funding for cooling centers. Census of Austin music scensters. Gas prices falling closer to $4.

News Brief 7-14-2022 9AM

Daily morning news update from the KUT newsroom. Hot weather and Austin’s mitigation planning. James Lee Dickey museum fire.