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KUT Afternoon Newscast for July 3, 2024

Central Texas top stories for July 3, 2024. Austin needs more time and public input before the city calls for a bond package to address climate goals. The Biden Administration is pushing to roll out a national standard to prevent heat-related illness for outdoor workers. San Marcos’ ban is not working. The Texas State Board of Education is still considering making Native-American studies classes available to more students in Texas public schools. Dell Children’s Medical Center is working to give children access to stem cell transplants in the Austin area. Austin is seeking public input on e-scooters. We could get a break from the triple digit heat in a few days. About 400 students started swim lessons this week through the Austin Parks and Recreation Department.