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May 15, 2020

KUT Weekend – May 15th, 2020

By: Jerry Quijano

Austin music venues worry the COVID-19 pandemic could leave them shuttered permanently. Austin Pets Alive! sees increase in fosters and adoptions as people spend more time at home. And, no prom, no graduation – but the Class of 2020 is still celebrating the end of high school.

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February 5, 2021

KUT Weekend – February 5, 2021

Austin Public Health tries to shed light on its confusing vaccine rollout. Plus, how coronavirus testing has become a “cash cow” for freestanding ERs in Texas. And an effort to preserve the memory of East Austin’s Metz Elementary School. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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January 29, 2021

KUT Weekend – January 29, 2021

Challenges of the coronavirus vaccine rollout in Bastrop County. Plus, what is the future of the Broken Spoke now that its founder James White has died? And why it takes years for some Central Texans to develop cedar allergies. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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January 22, 2021

KUT Weekend – January 22, 2021

The latest on Austin’s coronavirus vaccine rollout. Plus, Governor Abbott targets Austin’s move to relax rules where homeless people can camp. And Texas Parks and Wildlife eradicates a zebra mussel infestation for the first time. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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January 15, 2021

KUT Weekend – January 15, 2021

Austin opens an alternate care site for COVID patients in the convention center. Plus, the Texas legislature gavels in for its once-every-two-year regular legislative session. And UT researchers experimenting with empathy as a treatment for loneliness. Those stores and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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January 8, 2021

KUT Weekend – January 8, 2021

Austin prepares a field hospital at the convention center as hospitals fill with COVID patients. Plus, we’ll hear from two members of Congress while they were locked down as pro-Trump extremists stormed the U.S. Capitol. And the Texas Legislature gears up to start their once-every-two-years regular session next week. Those stories and more in this […]

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December 24, 2020

KUT Weekend – December 24, 2020

Austin moves to its highest level of COVID risk guidance. Plus, health care workers express relief as the vaccine rolls out statewide. And part 2 of the story behind some of Austin’s most prominent graffiti. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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December 18, 2020

KUT Weekend – December 18, 2020

An Austinite who’s still planting flags in his yard for every Texan who’s died from COVID-19. Plus, the voices of Central Texans facing hunger during the pandemic. And who’s spray painting some of Austin’s most visible graffiti? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend!

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December 11, 2020

KUT Weekend – December 11, 2020

Austin could move to Stage 5 of its COVID-19 risk based guidelines as soon as next week. Plus, Austin ISD’s decision to deny hundreds of teachers requesting pandemic medical exemptions the ability to work from home. And an Austin guitarist forced to rediscover his musical instrument following a stroke.

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