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KUT Weekend – August 25, 2017

Hurricane Harvey threatens millions across Texas. We update you on the Austin-area and then speak with officials on the Gulf Coast. Plus, how unregulated development in Houston could make flooding worse. And how a multi-million dollar project aims to protect downtown Austin from flooding. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe…

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KUT Weekend – August 4, 2017

What the city of Austin’s new budget could mean for property taxes. Plus, helicopters are being used more to fight wildfires. And why Hippie Hollow is the only clothing-optional public park in Texas. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – June 30, 2017

The battle over the “sanctuary cities” law heads to court. The city of Austin worries possible budget cuts to the EPA could erode efforts to clean polluted land. What are those blue flaps on the Lamar Boulevard underpass north of Lady Bird Lake? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at…

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KUT Weekend – May 12, 2017

Hundreds of bills killed in the Texas House as the legislative session nears an end. Why the Austin heat can make you crazy. The history behind Convict Hill. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – May 5, 2017

How does Texas’ “sanctuary cities” bill compare with Arizona’s “show me your papers” law? A deadly knife attack at the University of Texas highlights deficiencies in the campus alert system. The story of legendary Austin honky-tonk, the Broken Spoke. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – April 28, 2017

A proposal to punish “sanctuary cities” clears a major political hurdle in the Texas legislature. Why people are racing lawn mowers in the Texas Hill country. And that glass of Texas wine might not be as Texas as you think. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – April 7, 2017

Central Texas members of Congress react to U.S. bombing of a Syrian airfield. The first ever strategic plan to improve housing affordability in Austin. Remembering comedian Don Rickles’ last visit to Austin. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – January 6, 2017

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick unveils a new bathroom bill aimed at transgender people. How a new A-to-F report card for public schools works. New restaurant openings to look forward to in 2017. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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Texas Standard: December 14, 2016

The countdown is on- just 5 days left until a new rule takes effect across Texas, and no one’s quite sure how to implement it. The story today on the Texas Standard Closing in fast on 500: across the border from what was recently called the safest city in the nation, a new surge in…

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KUT Weekend – November 4, 2016

The weird wording of voter ID rules is confusing people. How a pecan on a sidewalk in East Austin can wind up in China. A new Austin dining guide recommends 100 restaurants. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – October 21, 2016

New polling shows Hillary Clinton three points behind Donald Trump in Texas. Why are there so many crickets around Austin this time of year? A new Italian restaurant in the Mueller Development is run by a former chef at Franklin BBQ. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – October 7, 2016

How Austin’s homeless are voting in this election. What a mock election at local schools tells us about the local electorate. Learning all about Barton Springs Pool. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – September 23, 2016

Texas could pull out of the federal refugee resettlement program. More Africans are immigrating to Austin. How did Austin become known as the Live Music Capitol of the World? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – September 9, 2016

People who live near 12th and Chicon turning the page on the intersection’s past reputation. A new poll shows Hillary Clinton ahead of Donald Trump in Texas. How a historically African-American church in East Austin is responding to the neighborhood’s demographic changes. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – August 19, 2016

The Austin City Council takes the final step to send a $720 million transportation bond to voters. The city aims to protect renters who feel they’ve been targeted by landlords. The gay softball world series comes to Austin. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – August 5, 2016

A member of Congress wants tougher regulation of hot air balloons after last weekend’s crash that killed 16. Austin police meet with the public to talk about racial profiling. A surf park operator is in a legal battle with Travis County over water sanitation. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe…

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KUT Weekend – July 29, 2016

Texas Democrats nominate Hillary Clinton in Philadelphia. Del Valle residents wish they had a grocery store. After all these years, is Austin still keeping it weird? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – July 22, 2016

Austin’s police chief apologizes for the violent arrest of African-American elementary school teacher. People bilked by construction contractors find little assistance from the state. More than a dozen Austin restaurants are trying to get you to drink the German wine Riesling. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – July 8, 2016

Five police officers are killed in Dallas. The state quietly seeks to create new rules for abortion clinics. Why more festivals and special events might be held outside Central Austin. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – July 1, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court’s Texas abortion ruling will not immediately reopen clinics. Texas prisoners and prison guards swelter in the summer heat without air conditioning. Austin’s drinking culture can make it hard to be sober. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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