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KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 4, 2024

Central Texas top stories for June 4, 2024. A Heat Advisory is in effect until 8PM. Travis County DA Jose Garza is filing a legal challenge to the pardon of Daniel Perry. A union representing ACC employees is asking for an 8.5% raise across-the-board. Calls for heat-related illnesses are on the rise. Local hospitals have access to electronic records again after a ransomware attack on the Ascension health care system. Longhorns back in the Women’s College World Series finals.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for May 24, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 24, 2024. Heat advisory. City workers feeling the heat. Capital Metro will close two downtown MetroRail stations next year until 2026. A lawsuit accuses Central Health of improperly using taxpayer money. Austin FC to play three matches in a week. The Texas Softball team opens their Super Regional Series tonight at McCombs Field against Texas A&M.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for September 6, 2023

Central Texas top stories for September 6, 2023. Another Heat Advisory, but relief may be on the way. Last-minute tussle over Central Heath budget. City of Austin can’t do much about autonomous cars. Austin airport traffic more than rebounds from COVID slowdown. CROWN Act inspires Hutto woman to give back.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for July 21, 2023

Central Texas top stories for July 21, 2023. Heat Advisory until Saturday night. Austin council eases lot-size rules, aiming for affordability. New temporary homeless shelter approved. AISD barbecue team learns more than cooking. New Liberty Hill high school. Lower speed limits near some Austin schools. New stretch of Violet Crown Trail now open. Leagues Cup competition starts tonight at Q2 Stadium.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for July 20, 2023

Central Texas top stories for July 20, 2023. Heat Advisory until Friday night. State climatologist on the extreme heat. Drought rapidly worsening in Central Texas. Austin Police officer fatally shoots man wielding knife. Blood donations needed in Central Texas.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for July 19, 2023

Central Texas top stories for July 19, 2023. Heat Advisory until Thursday night. Austin-Travis Co EMS seeing record numbers of heat-related calls. Hays Co fire 90% contained. $5.5 billion Austin budget proposal. Austin considers reserve police officers. Cost-of-living adjustment for retired Texas teachers on ballot. Austin airport needs more employees.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for July 10, 2023

Central Texas top stories for July 10, 2023. Heat Advisory in effect until Wednesday night. Getting rid of blue-green algae on Lady Bird Lake. Georgetown water restrictions. Downtown Austin Community Court prepares to go citywide. Texas Memorial Museum gets new name. Austin FC win streak.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 28, 2023

Central Texas top stories for June 28, 2023. Heat Advisory in effect, but conditions gradually improving. San Marcos water restrictions. Striking nurses turned away. UT Austin research into materials science. In first, Jurassic vertebrate fossil found in Texas. Mansfield Dam boat ramp closing.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 27, 2023

Central Texas top stories for June 27, 2023. Heat Advisory in effect. SXSW increasing artists’ pay. Slower-than-normal summer for We Are Blood. Correlation between jail and overdose death. Austin Parks board considers ending polo field parking. Del Valle Community Coalition fan drive.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 26, 2023

Central Texas top stories for June 26, 2023. Heat Advisory in effect. Austin-Travis Co EMS getting more heat-related calls. Nobel Laureate and UT Austin professor John Goodenough dead at 100. Ascension Seton nurses walking out over nurse-patient ratio. Kyle wants public input on planned skatepark. Austin FC leads chase for Copa Tejas.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 22, 2023

Central Texas top stories for June 22, 2023. Heat Advisory. Austin Energy outages. Round Rock ISD offers teachers affordable rent. Lake Travis ISD trying again to get bond approved. Cedar Park shooting death. Census data shows America is aging.

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 Morning Newscast for June 14, 2023

Central Texas top stories for June 14, 2023. Heat advisory extended. Free rides to cooling centers. Childcare access report. Austin building code changes. Pollinator week. Flies in Austin.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 13, 2023

Central Texas top stories for June 13, 2023. Heat Advisory for Austin and points south. Emergency preparedness events. New Texas law targets “rogue” prosecutors. New Texas law affects school library books. Austin looks at new regulation for for-profit zoos and aquariums. 3D-printed homes for sale in Georgetown. Texas baseball season ends.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for August 03, 2022

Central Texas top stories for August 3, 2022. Heat Advisory. Very High Fire Danger. Helping homeless escape heat. Williamson County monkeypox. Longhorn football one month away. German soccer coming to Q2.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for July 21, 2022

Central Texas top stories for July 21, 2022. Heat Advisory today for the Austin area. Austin City Council abortion decriminalization vote. AISD bond info in Spanish. Local drought update. UT songbird study. Gas prices falling more than 2 cents a day.

KUT Morning Newscast for July 21, 2022

Central Texas top stories for July 21, 2022. The Austin City Council will decide whether or not the city will decriminalize abortion. Another heat advisory is in effect today, and dehydration puts you most at risk for heat-related illness. The City of Kyle is asking residents to conserve water. The cost for Austin’s light rail project has nearly doubled. Austin ISD’s Bond Steering Committee met last night to discuss 2022 bond proposals.

KUT Morning Newscast for July 18, 2022

Central Texas top stories for July 18, 2022. Heat advisory for Central Texas. Austin ISD taking feedback on two bond proposals. Del Valle ISD will release students one hour early on Fridays. UT has first monkeypox case. Risk for the general population in Central Texas is low. CapMetro budget discussions to expand services. Austin FC soccer team in second place.