Election Day

KUT Morning Newscast for November 7, 2023

Central Texas top stories for November 7, 2023. Election day is today. Education propositions. Austin parks funding. San Marcos downtown plan. Longhorn basketball season openers.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for November 6, 2023

Central Texas top stories for November 6, 2023. Election day is tomorrow. Early voting in Travis County. Christopher Taylor trial. Burying power lines. ACC funding changes. Lower gas prices. Longhorns vs. TCU.

KUT Morning Newscast for May 5, 2023

Central Texas top stories for May 4, 2023. Election day roundup. League of Women Voters. City of Austin less-than-lethal force settlement. Lance Blanks. Jacobs Well remains closed. Severe weather.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for November 8, 2022

Central Texas top stories for November 8, 2022. Election Day. Students out of AISD schools. Bell Co time-change hiccup. Manor and Lago Vista weigh CapMetro. Travis Co gives millions to food banks. Longhorns basketball. 

KUT Morning Newscast for November 8, 2022

Central Texas top stories for November 8, 2022. Election day today. Free CapMetro rides. Election day student holiday. AISD Board of Trustees. PAC’s in school board races. Railroad Commission name origin. UT brain research.

Rest in Power, Takeoff

In this relatively somber episode of The Breaks, Fresh and Confucius reflect on the untimely passing of Migos co-founder Takeoff. But a bigger, two-part discussion lies behind all the fond memories. What does this mean for the longevity of hip-hop artists and why are white people so quick to scapegoat the genre when tragedy strikes?

Hip Hop Facts fills you in on plenty of Migos trivia plus Paul Mooney’s role on In Living Color.

Just in time for Election Day, Fresh’s Unpopular Opinion pleads rappers to stay directly out of partisan politics…lookin’ at you, Killer Mike.

Lastly, Confucius Reads the News about Elon Musk’s Twitter changes, Drake & 21 Savage’s new collaboration, and the latest punches from Clarence Thomas and Chief Justice Roberts.

Texas Standard: November 3, 2020

It’s the final countdown to what some fear may not be a final countdown tonight. As Texans go to the polls, we’ll tell you the latest and what to watch for. With a presidential race that appears to be more competitive in Texas than it has been for decades, and 8 million voters having already cast a ballot in Texas, and more in line as we speak, Karen Tumulty of the Washington Post and Evan Smith of the Texas Tribune join us live to talk about the issues on this election day. Also a closer look at how the vote counting process will play out across the Lone Star State, professor Steven Vladeck with the legal issues at play and much more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: November 2, 2020

One final push before election day 2020. Where do we stand? And what should Texans be looking for as returns come in tomorrow? Reporters from our partners in Dallas, Houston, El Paso and more with the latest on the general election as we prepare for a final vote in the general election and what many expect to be a long final tally. Also the many issues voters will be deciding across the Lone Star State that often get squeezed out by the big banner headlines. Plus a celebration of 20 years of life in outer space and the death of a very good machine puts some El Paso musicians in the international spotlight. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: November 9, 2017

A Texas senator says there’s bipartisan support for a bill some are calling gun control. This in the wake of the attack at Sutherland Springs. Four days after the church shooting, nearby communities lock arms for the largest public gathering there since the tragedy. And after election day, time to get ready for, election day? Two different takes on the sprint to November 2018. Also, a week or so into signups, a surprise for those who might have written off the Affordable Care Act. And trouble in the virtual space as Snapchat and Twitter face some real world considerations, like revenue. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard: