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KUT Afternoon Newscast for January 29, 2024

Central Texas top stories for January 29, 2024. A lawsuit was filed attempting to block the I-35 expansion in Austin. Sunday was a record breaking solar power day. The City of Austin plans to set up a fund to help people who are experiencing homelessness. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is facing questions about undisclosed properties worth millions. The Texas State Board of Education delayed a vote on a Native American Studies course. Flu rates are climbing as COVID rates fall. Longhorns Basketball.

KUT Morning Newscast for December 13, 2023

Central Texas top stories for December 13, 2023. Update on last week’s shootings. Austin Energy upgrades its outage map. Preview of today‚Äôs Texas State Board of Education meeting. Bald Eagles sighted in Austin.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for November 15, 2023

Central Texas top stories for November 15, 2023. Taylor trial wraps up. Harper-Madison returns. TEA at State Board of Education. Uninsured children. Wimberley eclipse tourism. Native American Heritage Month. Longhorn sports teams in action tonight.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for September 02, 2022

Central Texas top stories for September 02, 2022. Indicted police officer. Austin ISD disciplinary actions. Social studies standards. Austin-Bergstrom labor day. Longhorns football. Austin FC. Longhorns volleyball.

Texas Standard: September 2, 2022

A vote about a change to the social studies curriculum in Texas public schools. Only it’s not the sort of vote some advocates wanted. Proposals to add teaching about Junetheenth, the murder of George Floyd and LGBTQ rights are on long term pause. We’ll hear the backstory. Also how what’s happening in San Antonio could give larger clues about how climate change is affecting Texas. And a perfect storm for animal shelters as more pets are abandoned, costs rising with inflation, and a shortage of vets and staffers have shelters scrambling. Plus the end of the bitcoin mining gold rush in Texas? The week in politics with the Texas tribune and more today on the Texas Standard: