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KUT Afternoon Newscast for May 1, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 1, 2024. A demonstration planned for today on the UT campus was postponed. Travis County has approved a new agreement to help manage overdose prevention after a string of drug overdoses in the Austin area this week. Early voting for the May 4th local elections has wrapped up. A flood watch is in effect in the Austin area. The City of Austin is going to start asking the public what should go on top of I-35 after the main lanes are lowered. The City of Round Rock has created a new ‘Tool Depot’ program. Splash pads operated by the City of Austin opened today.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for February 19, 2024

Central Texas top stories for February 19, 2024. Early voting begins tomorrow. Hays County Food Bank is moving. Round Rock is adding more parkland to its downtown area. Longhorns football head coach Steve Sarkisian could get a raise. Longhorns basketball.

KUT Morning Newscast for September 25, 2023

Central Texas top stories for September 25, 2023. Hail storms across Central Texas cause power outages and damage. New COVID vaccines are available. Round Rock votes on teacher raises.

KUT Morning Newscast for August 24, 2023

Central Texas top stories for August 24, 2023. Excessive heat warning returns for Travis County. Austin Community College and Round Rock ISD eye property tax proposals. Hays County debates a new police force.

KUT Morning Newscast for May 8, 2023

Central Texas top stories for May 8, 2023. May election results. Tenure for higher education. Overdose preventions. Amber alert. Man killed by DPS in Round Rock. 

KUT Morning Newscast for January 30, 2023

Central Texas top stories for January 30, 2023. Winter storm warning. Record temps in January. State hospital staffing. Austin homeless count. Round Rock library grand re-opening.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for November 1, 2022

Central Texas top stories for November 1, 2022. Austin Energy rate hike. Austin’s October rainfall. Round Rock special education stipends. Travis County gun violence resolution. Capital Metro service disruptions. Zilker Park reopens.

Texas Standard: March 24, 2022

Urgent meetings between President Biden and NATO officials. What’s next in the pushback against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine? Other stories we’re tracking: a new Omicron variant sparks new concerns for Texans, as health officials alter their approach in the fight against COVID-19. We’ll have the latest. Also how the pandemic is changing the nursing profession. And Texas’ missing ocelots. Only a hundred or so are believed to be living free in south Texas, but experts are hoping to turn things around. How they plan to do that plus Omar Gallaga on tech dramas taking over video streaming menus and much more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: May 3, 2018

Who will be the next speaker of the Texas house of representatives? The answer could have a big impact on you. We’ll look at how the race is shaping up. Who’s the next Joe Straus? That is: who’s likely to take over as the third leg in the triumvirate of Texas politics, and what will that mean for the rest of us? We’ll explore. Also, guess who’s coming to Dallas: the National Rifle association in the spotlight. And the Texas school that gave out too many scholarships- UT tyler struggles with a perfect storm. Those stories and more today on the Texas Standard:

KUT Weekend – February 21, 2014

Fracking and earthquakes, and the politics behind them…..inside the world of political opposition research….and five new places to eat in Round Rock. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend!