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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 https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – January 2, 2015

How combat might help people retain memories…the role of the Cactus Cafe in nurturing Texas music….and new restaurant openings to watch in 2015. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – November 14, 2014

People being forced to leave state supported living center in Austin…challenges facing child immigrants to Texas….and how to convince Mark Cuban to give you $1 million. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – November 7, 2014

Battleground Texas founder on why Democrats lost….how private donations affect public school equity…and Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield on the thrill of space travel. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe to the podcast at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – October 17, 2014

Ebola concerns…what does the Texas Lieutenant Governor do….and getting health care at Wal-Mart. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – October 10, 2014

Challenges at small claims court, how to fund a political campaign, and what to do about the eroding banks of Texas bayous? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – October 3, 2014

Tackling sex assault on the UT campus, 10-1 vs. urban rail, and a posh new restaurant continues the transformation of East Austin. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org  

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KUT Weekend – September 12, 2014

Prospects for relief from the Texas drought, helping older adults get their high school diplomas and how Austin’s growth might affect the Congress bridge bat colony. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – September 5, 2014

Local vs statewide political campaigns, will light rail solve Austin’s traffic problems, and a tour of the Tejano trail! Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe to the show at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – August 29, 2014

Austin’s new express buses not as popular as hoped….who is Gov. Perry sending to the border and why….could tiny homes help the chronically homeless? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend.  

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KUT Weekend – August 15, 2014

Governor Perry and the border crisis…Texas rice farmers hit hard by drought….and could 10-1 could change the character of Austin? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend!

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KUT Weekend – August 1, 2014

Austin abortion clinic closes….what the city budget could mean for property taxes….and touring an immigrant detention facility. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend!

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KUT Weekend – July 11, 2014

UT Austin President Bill Powers scores major political victory….leprosy persists in Texas….what did President Obama eat while in Austin? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend!

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KUT Weekend – July 3, 2014

Shortage of immigration judges makes problems worse on the border….Texas the only state without workers compensation….how to eat like a king in Mexico City. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend!

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KUT Weekend – May 30, 2014

What happens when Austin runs out of water….middle school principal tries to turn school around….and what to new Texas drinks to try this summer. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend!

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KUT Weekend – May 23, 2014

Major demographic shifts make Austin a fastest growing city but the percentage of African Americans in the city is declining….why are foster kids being fed psychotropic drugs….and paying for a $1.4 billion urban rail system. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend!

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KUT Weekend – May 16, 2014

Gentrification in one of Austin’s poorest neighborhoods….Republicans go negative in Railroad Commissioner race….unlikely Austin friends who met because of desegregation. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend!

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KUT Weekend – May 9, 2014

Austin middle school defies teen pregnancy trends….Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate differ sharply….and cooking food in the Hill Country. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend!

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KUT Weekend – April 11, 2014

How oil cleanup can harm ecosystems….historical architects look to preserve rapidly changing Austin….and a look back at Jim Crow-era Texas. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend!

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