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KUT Morning Newscast for May 30, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 30, 2024. Advocates in Austin are asking state lawmakers to legalize fentanyl test strips after a recent surge in overdoses. CapMetro is looking to expand its on-demand pickup program in Leander. Austin city leaders are trying to help residents protect their homes from flood damage. The Austin City Council is trying to ease the process for starting and running a small business in the city. Austin FC’s home win streak comes to an end.

Texas Standard: September 11, 2017

Hurricane directly affected roughly one in three in Texas, but for kids in the state’s troubled foster care system, special concerns, we’ll have the story. Also- Houston and its environs are especially car dependent. So what happens to what may be half a million cars flooded by Harvey? We’ll find out. Plus the gasoline shortages are disappearing. How long till prices return to pre harvey levels? and why one fossil fuel was spared by the hurricane. And a new survey reveals what many have long suspected about where the big bucks go in high school salaries. We’ll explore who gets em and why. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard: