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KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 16, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 16, 2024. Austin is facing a budget shortfall. San Marcos water restrictions may be changing soon. UT Austin President Jay Hartzell on staff layoffs to comply with a new state law banning DEI initiatives at public universities. “Bike lane bounty” initiative hits a snag. All Things Wild takes in a duck with a missing bill. Changes to Zilker Park’s weekend parking fee.

KUT Morning Newscast for January 22, 2024

Central Texas top stories for January 22, 2024. The City of Austin is becoming the first city to provide certain childcare facilities with 100-percent property tax exemptions. New charges could be brought in Uvalde. An update on Austin’s resiliency hubs. Art Acevedo on his return to Austin. Leander to enforce additional water restrictions during pipeline repairs. Industry effect snow.

KUT Morning Newscast for December 11, 2023

Central Texas top stories for December 11, 2023. Water restrictions over the summer did not lower water usage. Travis County contributed about $150 billion to the national GDP. Williamson County is training people to recognize opioid overdoses. The deadline to enroll in a healthcare plan that starts January 1st is this Friday. Kyle police on Grinch Watch.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for September 28, 2023

Central Texas top stories for September 28, 2023. Much more rain needed to have substantial effect on drought. Despite restrictions, some grass greener in San Marcos. Austin Energy bills going up. More kids getting free meals at school. Gas prices going down.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for September 4, 2023

Central Texas top stories for September 4, 2023. Hope for double-digit highs after this week. San Marcos favors carrot over stick on water restrictions. High fire risk conditions persist. Judge rules Austin political fundraising rule unconstitutional. Lockhart ISD bond to determine tax rate, whether teachers get raise.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for September 1, 2023

Central Texas top stories for September 1, 2023. Meteorological summer the hottest ever in Austin in every way but one. Strict water restrictions remain for western area of Georgetown. Kyle enters Stage 3 water restrictions. Austin tops pandemic in-migration list. Ascension nurse bargaining canceled. Pease building to get new role.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for August 25, 2023

Central Texas top stories for August 25, 2023. ERCOT calls again for electricity conservation. Austin area is in worst level of drought. San Marcos gets tougher water restrictions this weekend. Texas school districts sue over new accountability system. Travis County concerned about tenants in public housing.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for August 18, 2023

Central Texas top stories for August 18, 2023. Fines for violating Austin water restrictions. Advocates call for more extreme heat shelter options in Austin. Layoffs expected at Integral Care due to budget shortfall. Austin to start spiked drink testing kit program. Austin FC back in action after three-week break.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for August 11, 2023

Central Texas top stories for August 11, 2023. New Austin water restrictions coming next week as lake levels drop. Cedar Park lifts firefighting-related ban on outdoor watering, but more restrictions coming soon. Austin eyes more money for 911 call centers, homeless response. Travis Co top executive wants Austin in on high-speed rail. Austin Animal Center sees distemper cases, asks for temporary fosters. Higher passenger traffic at Austin-Bergstrom Int’l Airport.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for July 14, 2023

Central Texas top stories for July 14, 2023. Excessive Heat Warning. Austin setting up water and misting stations. Georgetown bans all outdoor watering. Austin Police Association won’t negotiate contract with city. I-35 lane closures this weekend. Lake Travis ISD offering more rides to school. Austin FC Sporting Kansas City grudge match.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for July 10, 2023

Central Texas top stories for July 10, 2023. Heat Advisory in effect until Wednesday night. Getting rid of blue-green algae on Lady Bird Lake. Georgetown water restrictions. Downtown Austin Community Court prepares to go citywide. Texas Memorial Museum gets new name. Austin FC win streak.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 28, 2023

Central Texas top stories for June 28, 2023. Heat Advisory in effect, but conditions gradually improving. San Marcos water restrictions. Striking nurses turned away. UT Austin research into materials science. In first, Jurassic vertebrate fossil found in Texas. Mansfield Dam boat ramp closing.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 23, 2023

Central Texas top stories for June 23, 2023. Extreme UV Index. Austin ISD adopts deficit budget. High-risk groups urged to get Mpox vaccine. Buda announces new water restrictions. Madison Cabin restoration plans. Greater Austin Comic Con. Heat delays Austin FC kickoff again.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for February 27, 2023

Central Texas top stories for February 27, 2023. Weather conditions raising fire risk. Leander water restrictions. CapMetro service to Q2 Stadium. I-35 lane closures. Austin FC. Texas basketball.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for September 23, 2022

Central Texas top stories for September 23, 2022. Liberty Hill water restrictions. Ascension Seton nurses union. School bonds forum. District 5 candidate forum. Kyle sign removal. Texas State University record enrollment. UT football. UT volleyball.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for September 20, 2022

Central Texas top stories for September 20, 2022. Leander water restrictions. Property tax rates. Early voting. Teacher shortage. Slaughter lane bus stop. Monkeypox vaccine clinic.