KUT Afternoon Newscast for May 31, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 31, 2024. The Texas Supreme Court has unanimously rejected a petition by a group of women asking the state to clarify the medical exception to its abortion laws. Attorneys general in 14 states are calling for federal intervention after Governor Greg Abbott pardoned Daniel Perry. The City of Austin is looking at how to pay for projects that help combat climate change. The City of Austin has accepted an 11-million-dollar grant from TxDOT to expand the city’s bike-share program. The City of San Marcos passed an ordinance this month banning single-use beverage containers on the river within city limits and in certain areas of city parks. Hyundai drivers can bring in their vehicles for a free anti-theft upgrade tomorrow at an Austin Police Department office.

KUT Morning Newscast for May 27, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 27, 2024. Potentially record-breaking heat expected in the Austin area today. Some cooling centers will be open this Memorial Day. How Austin is helping city workers beat the heat. MetroBike will soon get an upgrade. Memorial Day closures. The Texas Softball team advanced to the Women’s College World Series yesterday.