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KUT Weekend – November 29, 2019

A last-minute loophole could undermine a Texas law against surprise medical bills. Plus, Hill Country landowners say the energy company Kinder Morgan is lowballing them on land for a natural gas pipeline. And some Texas farmers going all in on hemp. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – October 25, 2019

Nobody seems to support Austin’s Proposition A, but we still have to vote on it. Plus, Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen resigns after a secretly made audio recording becomes public. And Austin’s music history is being preserved at a local museum that is opening in a new space this weekend. Those stories and more in…

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KUT Weekend – November 24, 2017

A new effort in Austin ISD to push for more equal outcomes among black, white and Hispanic kids. Plus, what the Thanksgiving weekend is like for southeast Texans still recovering from Hurricane Harvey. And why the Trump administration is considering a Texas professor to help lead the Census Bureau. Those stories and more in this…

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KUT Weekend – August 18, 2017

The city of Austin has been collecting taxes from unlicensed short-term rentals. Plus, efforts to remove a plaque at the Texas Capitol commemorating the Confederacy. And invasive zebra mussels spread to Lake Austin. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – February 10, 2017

Reports of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement conducting “targeted” raids in Central Texas. A bill that could criminalize sheriffs who don’t cooperate with immigration authorities passes the Texas Senate. How young black men are mentoring students at Kealing Middle School. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – November 11, 2016

A round up of local election results. An Austin city council member participates in protests against Donald Trump. Looking deeper at a boom in suburban housing construction. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – March 25, 2016

What power do East Austin neighbors have to halt changes brought by development? A mild winter brings Bluebonnets a bit earlier than usual. How one group of cowboys is disrupting the business of rodeo. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – February 5, 2016

Four arguments that sum up Austin’s debate over Uber and Lyft. In Austin’s Mueller development, a possible school raises a lot of questions. The candidates vying to replace Central Austin’s Democratic State Rep. Elliot Naishtat agree on many issues. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

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Michel Martin Tells Us More (Ep. 49, 2015)

Michel Martin, host of NPR’s weekend edition of “All Things Considered,” discusses the Black Lives Matter movement, her personal and family history, plus what’s next for her.

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KUT Weekend – October 23, 2015

Austin’s population growth and housing boom show no signs of slowing….after-school meals at Austin schools….the Delorean’s ties to Texas….a dining guide to Austin and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weeekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – October 9, 2015

The gender gap at ACL…new smog rules explained….and the history of Jews in Texas! Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – September 11, 2015

Low income Austin high school grads struggle to make it to college….feds could withhold funding from cities that “criminalize” homelessness….and what this year’s grape harvest means for Texas wines. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – July 10, 2015

Austin’s sidewalk problem and how to fix it….businesses catering to people waiting five hours in line at Franklin BBQ….and why the Austin Music Hall will not be missed by everyone. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe: http://weekend.kut.org Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/kut-weekend

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KUT Weekend – June 26, 2015

Gay couples in Travis County get marriage licenses after the Supreme Court rules on gay marriage….battle over Confederate symbols in Austin…and Austin musicians struggle to afford health insurance. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – May 8, 2015

A debate over whether kids should be arrested for skipping school…..trailer park residents band together to form a neighborhood association….and the tax cut debate at the Texas legislature. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe here: http://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – April 24, 2015

How Texas imposes unfunded mandates on Austin….drama in the state legislature between the House and Senate….and where to see live music in Austin this weekend! Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend. Download or subscribe here: http://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – March 20, 2015

The Texas legislature debates handguns on campus….how being a victim of sexual assault could lead to bills of up to $100,000….and veteran rock critics review SXSW. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe to the podcast here: http://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – February 13, 2015

The politics of where children live in Austin….Lawmakers consider value of land under Texas School for the Deaf….and how craft brewing is growing in Texas. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – February 6, 2015

Why some Texas workers are paid pennies an hour…the struggle to fine places to build affordable housing….and how one local all-boys school is teaching kids about interactions with police. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – January 30, 2015

Anti-Muslim protestors at State Capitol….Why generic gas is cheaper than brand name gas…and a look at Capital Metro’s ridership numbers. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend. Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

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