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KUT Morning Newscast for August 5, 2022

Central Texas top stories for August 5, 2022. Hermosa Wildfire, Fighting Fires During Water Restrictions, Tax Free Weekend, Cepeda Library, El Buen Samaritano, Austin FC.

Texas Standard: August 10, 2018

Is it possible to prevent another Sutherland Springs? The military sure hopes so, that’s one reason it’s changing the way it reports domestic violence, we’ll have the story. Plus, there’s more political races to keep an eye on than the O’Rourke / Cruz one. But don’t fret, we’ll tell you which. And has the Rio Grande Valley perfected the formula that leads to academic success? Results from the last few years are hinting yes. And all the reasons why Texas is soon to be home to America’s largest cricket stadium, of course it’s a story about changing demographics. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: August 6, 2016

When Isis inspired shooters attacked an event last year in Garland did the FBI know in advance? Perhaps egging them on? We’ll explore. Plus the department of homeland security appears to be having a change of heart when it comes to family detention centers. We’ll here why and what it means. Also tax free weekend in Texas. Who wins and who stands to lose. Plus grabbing for the gold in Rio can mean big cash even for student athletes? We’ll hear about a loophole and the potential payout for a Texas swimmer. And we’ll tackle the story of the football team that’s undefeated since 1941…believe it… Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard: