Central Texas top stories for June 6, 2023. Hotter-than-normal weather coming. First phase of Austin light rail gets formal approval. Travis mental health diversion center moves forward. Avoiding property fraud in Williamson. Austin Police officer faces another indictment. Ozone Action Day.
Daily morning news update from the KUT newsroom. Hot weather and Austin’s mitigation planning. James Lee Dickey museum fire.
Helsinki’s halo effect for the left? If the Texas Senate contest is any indication, it could mean stiffer pushback from Democrat challengers, we’ll have details. Also, we’ll take a closer look at how the President’s remarks at the summit with Russia might already be reflected in the race between Beto O’Rourke and Ted Cruz. Kevin Diaz of the Houston Chronicle joins us from Washington. Plus, what would be whistleblowers are telling us about conditions in immigrant detention centers in the Rio Grande Valley. And the fifth highest paid University administrator in the nation talks about student debt: Texas A&M’s John Sharp joins us and so much more on the National News Show of Texas: