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KUT Weekend – June 26, 2020

Texas reverses its phased reopening. Plus, suburbs around Austin confront monuments to the Confederacy in their backyards. And what happened when Big Bend reopened? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – May 10, 2019

A plan to increase the state’s sales tax is dead. Plus, black advocates demand changes in library policies after a 13-year-old’s arrest. And how did Texas become the only state with its own toast? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – May 3, 2019

Why the Austin school district is turning to realtors to better market its schools. Plus, a CDC study saying many Austin scooter riders don’t wear helmets, ride fast and don’t know what they’re doing. And how do musicians make the cut for the Austin City Limits TV series? Those stories and more in this edition…

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KUT Weekend – September 21, 2018

Beto O’Rourke’s challenge to turn out Latino voters in his bid to unseat Sen. Ted Cruz. Plus, how Texas farmers are being hit by tariffs. And an update on a child from El Salvador who became a symbol of the family separation crisis. Those stories and more this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – September 14, 2018

A state agency created to tackle institutional racism is shut down. Plus, questions from parents about the possible merger of three East Austin elementary schools. And in 1956, UT football didn’t want to desegregate, so a USC fullback did it for them. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – August 31, 2018

In the Trump Era, Texas Republicans are split on how much to court Hispanic voters. Plus, venues in Austin’s Red River district have a new full-time paid advocate. And a year after Hurricane Harvey, a Port Aransas entrepreneur is helping returning tourists get around in style. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT…

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KUT Weekend – June 15, 2018

Texas Republicans hold their first convention since Donald Trump became president. Plus, the Democrat trying to defeat Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick. And why can’t you swim in Lady Bird Lake? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – May 4, 2018

Shell’s multibillion dollar bet on the future of oil off the shores of Texas. Plus, reflections on racial bias in Austin’s public spaces after the Philadelphia Starbucks arrests. And what’s the difference between ranch-to-market and farm-to-market roads? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – March 30, 2018

After the serial bombings, uncomfortable truths emerge about racial divides in Austin. Plus, CodeNEXT could be put to voters in November. And why Texas wine keeps getting better and better. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – January 12, 2018

Austin’s EMS workers seek higher pay. Plus, how an East Austin school is convincing parents forced out by higher property tax to keep their kids enrolled. And who cleans up the Christmas decorations from trees on Loop 360? 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 – 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 – 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 – February 26, 2016

What are the effects of a warm winter on crops and wildlife? New poll shows almost half of Texans support closing the border to non-citizen Muslims. Is the city council recall election having a “chilling effect”? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – February 18, 2016

A drug that to curb opioid overdoses is not being made widely available available. We return to a small Texas town grappling with the oil bust. How do you pronounce the Mueller Development? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – February 12, 2016

The future of Uber and Lyft in Austin will be put to voters. Mobilizing Latino voters in Austin and beyond. Beyoncé embraces her black Texas roots. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – January 22, 2016

Why did Uber and Lyft supporters gather 65,000 signatures? Local billionaire Michael Dell is buying small TV stations around the country. How many guns can one person open carry? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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KUT Weekend – November 13, 2015

A girl from Juarez, Mexico who crosses the border everyday to attend school in Texas….traffic researchers declare I-35 in Austin the most congested roadway in Texas….why Killeen has a lot of Korean restaurants for a town its size…and a lot more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

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