School Safety

KUT Morning Newscast for August 30, 2023

Central Texas top stories for August 30, 2023. Critical fire conditions for central Texas. “Death Star” bill and what it means for Texas cities. Dripping Springs school safety work.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 16, 2023

Central Texas top stories for June 16, 2023. Excessive Heat Warning. Extended hours for cooling centers. What caused the latest delays at Austin’s airport. UT Austin involved in new research on light. School safety bill signed. Clinic opens in South Austin. Foster kids reunited with families.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 25, 2023

Central Texas top stories for April 25, 2023. Chance of thunderstorms this afternoon into tonight. Travis improves energy efficiency, reduces emissions. School safety bills head for Texas Senate. CapMetro ridership approaching pre-pandemic numbers. Williamson reaches out to South Korea. Early Voting starts as semester ends.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for September 16, 2022

Central Texas top stories for September 16, 2022. AISD student arrested. AISD COVID. Monkeypox update. Unemployment. Protest action report. Police monitor election. Pecan street festival. UT Sports. Austin FC.

KUT Morning Newscast for August 8, 2022

Central Texas top stories for August 8, 2022. Wildfires in Central Texas. Austin ISD bond package. Eans ISD school safety measures.Texas jobs. Williamson County budget. Austin FC.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for July 27, 2022

Central Texas top stories for July 27, 2022. School safety exercise. Thorndale schools phone-free. State of Black education. Gas prices fall for six weeks. Austin’s hottest July. Being wildfire ready. Georgetown tax election. More affordable homes.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for July 20, 2022

Central Texas top stories for July 20, 2022. Excessive Heat Warning today for the Austin area. Avoiding heat-related illness. Bond meeting tonight for AISD Board. ​Huston-Tillotson University campus now on National Register of Historic Places. Gas prices now averaging under $4.

KUT Morning Newscast for July 20, 2022

Central Texas top storied for July 20, 2022. Austin ISD’s Board of Trustees may delay their vote on 2022 bond package proposals. Several area school districts will require clear backpacks for the upcoming school year. Hays County Commissioners are considering hiring more school resource officers. Advocacy groups in Austin are pushing for more funding for inclement weather shelters in the city’s upcoming budget.

Texas Standard: May 14, 2019

A bill killed by the LGBTQ caucus in the Texas House is revived in the senate. A battle in the culture wars? We’ll have the latest. Plus with the final day of this legislative session fast approaching, The Texas Senate appears to be fast tracking a religious liberty bill opponents say amounts to a license to discriminate against the LGBTQ community. We’ll have details. And, the helium shortage and Texas’ oversized role in it. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard: