Gas Prices

KUT Afternoon Newscast for July 5, 2024

Central Texas top stories for July 5, 2024. Austin plans to have a labor contract with Austin Police by the end of the summer. Austin Community College is dedicating nearly 13 million dollars to helping current students get across the finish line. Austin Energy projects could impact traffic on South Lamar. Hurricane Beryl’s impact on Austin’s weather. San Marcos’ ban is not working so far. Gas prices have been holding steady heading into the long holiday weekend.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 17, 2024

Central Texas top stories for June 17, 2024. Police in Round Rock have released the names of two people killed by gunfire during the city’s Juneteenth celebration over the weekend. A trial to determine the fate of Austin’s planned light rail system. Thunderstorm chances this week. Another bat species in Texas has tested positive for White-Nose Syndrome. Gas Prices in the local area are now averaging less than three dollars a gallon.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 10, 2024

Central Texas top stories for June 10, 2024. Austin’s interim Police Chief will not apply for the permanent job. An attempt to remove Travis County DA José Garza from office may be dismissed soon. Almost 200 Austin Pets Alive workers have voted to unionize. Lower prices at the pump are set to continue. The Zilker Eagle is set to open to the public this week.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 22, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 22, 2024. Early voting began today. The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments today on a case that could change policies banning behavior related to homelessness in Austin. Construction is kicking off inside Austin-Bergstrom International Airport as part of a quarter-billion-dollar expansion of the Barbara Jordan Terminal. The City of Austin wants to raise awareness about the threat of drink spiking. Gas prices level off. Austin FC won in Houston on Saturday.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 17, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 17, 2024. What the next regular session of the Texas Legislature could mean for the state’s power grid. More lawsuits have been filed in the deadly Hays CISD bus crash. Texas State University needs more housing for students. The City of Austin wants to give more resources to re-envisioning how sexual assault cases are investigated. We are seeing another spike in prices at the gas pumps. The 47th annual O. Henry Museum Pun Off World Championships are coming up next month.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for March 28, 2024

Central Texas top stories for March 28, 2024. U.S. oil and gas production decreased slightly in the first quarter of the year. Central Health has started planning for its 2025 fiscal year budget. Eclipse day at Eanes ISD. New rules for E-Scooters. Gas prices. Longhorn sports.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for March 20, 2024

Central Texas top stories for March 20, 2024. Chance of severe weather starting late tonight. Texas schools endowment pulls out of investment firm over climate policy. Gas prices rise again. Austin Police watching court battle over arresting migrants. Austin school getting safety upgrades. Free tax filing available in Texas. 

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 March 18, 2024

Central Texas top stories for March 18, 2024. Texas AG suit over Project Connect funding threatens rail plans. Gas prices may be leveling off. Austin area man to federal prison over bomb-making materials. Some Travis parks still have room for eclipse reservations. Next storm chances for Austin area mid-week. Texas Women Number 1 seed in NCAA Tournament. 

KUT Afternoon Newscast for February 13, 2024

Central Texas top stories for February 13, 2024. Austin ISD’s tricky budget situation. Austin’s police union is trying to prevent a voter-backed city ordinance from going into effect. The City of Austin is still 800 shelter beds short of its goals for 2025. Georgetown ISD trustees voted to call a bond election in May. Prescribed burns in southwest Austin. Gas prices spike overnight. The City of Austin wants to hear from the public on a new plan for historic preservation.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for February 8, 2024

Central Texas top stories for February 8, 2024. Continued drop in Austin-area rent prices. UIL changes which local schools compete against each other. Williamson Co expands emergency assistance for veterans. Gas prices trending lower. Drought status improve in eastern parts of Central Texas.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for January 30, 2024

Central Texas top stories for January 30, 2024. Texas Supreme Court hears arguments on the latest lawsuit stemming from the 2021 blackout. The city of Austin is considering changing euthanasia rules for dangerous dogs. Austin State Hospital now has an estimated opening day. Researchers at the University of Texas announce opioid alternative breakthrough. A million more Texans now have health insurance through the affordable care act. Gas prices are on the rise.

KUT Morning Newscast for December 22, 2023

Central Texas top stories for December 22, 2023. Travis County Commissioners approve an expansion for The Sobering Center. Texas voters are skeptical of the state Legislature’s efforts this year to improve the safety of public schools. Gas prices climbing again. Holiday pet safety tips.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for December 12, 2023

Central Texas top stories for December 12, 2023. Austin police give an update on last week’s shootings. A federal judge upholds Texas’s TikTok ban. University of Texas at Austin fires two Teaching Assistants. A member of Congress from Austin says more needs to be done to chip away at the state’s backlog of food assistance and Medicaid applications. Kyle unveils its new comprehensive plan. Gas prices fall with inflation.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for December 4, 2023

Central Texas top stories for December 4, 2023. Gas is getting pricier. Travis County DA drops charges against APD officers. Texas Children’s new women’s clinic. New EPA methane emissions rules. Integral Care looks for a new CEO. Texas Longhorns are in the College Football Playoff. Q2 stadium to host matches for Copa America. Menorah Lighting ceremonies in Austin.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for November 27, 2023

Central Texas top stories for November 27, 2023. Gas prices buck inflation trend. Kyle runoff election. Austin-Bergstrom service changes. Fayette Coal power plant pollution study. Pecan Gardens renovation. Longhorns in Big 12 championship.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for November 21, 2023

Central Texas top stories for November 21, 2023. Gas prices low ahead of Thanksgiving travel. Homeless Strategy Office. Ascension Seton nurses to protest tomorrow. Shiloh Black Cemetery in Hutto. Texas school superintendent salaries. El Niño is expected this winter.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for November 13, 2023

Central Texas top stories for November 13, 2023. Animal shelter shortages. Red Line Trail plans. Food Bank needs volunteers. Gas prices continue to drop. Longhorns vs. Cyclones.

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.