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KUT Weekend

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KUT Weekend is a look at the top stories in Austin and Central Texas. Produced by Nathan Bernier and the KUT News staff.

Most Recent Episodes

KUT Weekend – August 23, 2019

How a psychological shift could be helping Texas Democrats. Plus, why is it so difficult to prosecute sexual assault cases in Travis County? And a mom who put her kids into a school with fewer resources to get them into classrooms with more diversity. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

KUT Weekend – August 16, 2019

What you need to know about toxic algae blooms on Lady Bird Lake. Plus, how Austin's past failures at desegregating schools affect today's decisions about school closures. And why do city of Austin lifeguards blow their whistles in an unusual way to clear city swimming pools? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

KUT Weekend – August 9, 2019

Gun politics in Texas after a mass shooting in El Paso. Plus, who cleans up bat guano under the Congress Avenue Bridge? And the story of a woman who helps older Austinites stay connected. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

KUT Weekend – August 2, 2019

Fears surrounding school closures and consolidations in Austin ISD. Plus, Dripping Springs takes a community approach to mental health care. And why are there no billboards on MoPac? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

KUT Weekend – July 26, 2019

Democrats are betting the state's changing suburbs will help them win Congressional seats in 2020. Plus, migrants facing legal limbo as asylum laws change. And why some Central Texas lakes could be lowered for safety. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

KUT Weekend – July 19, 2019

Austin gets its first triple digit heat of the summer. Plus, how new city rules on panhandling may benefit buskers. And why does the top of Austin's tallest building look 'unfinished'? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

KUT Weekend – July 12, 2019

The University of Texas at Austin plans to give a free education to students whose families make less than $65,000. Plus, how the Travis County District Attorney is changing the county's approach toward low level drug offense. And who's the guy with the giant bird in South Austin? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

KUT Weekend – July 5, 2019

Why Austin ISD is planning to close some of its schools. Plus, how a wet spring is causing a relatively cooler summer in Austin. And why the state's surge in wind power has some people in remote areas of West Texas complaining about the view. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

KUT Weekend – June 28, 2019

Why Texas is at greater risk than ever this summer of rolling blackouts. Plus, Austin ISD's top budget official on what the state's new school finance law means for the largest school district in Central Texas. And we meet a widower who has helped to foster more than 170 newborn babies. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

KUT Weekend – June 21, 2019

The Austin City Council approves $8.6 million for a new homeless shelter on Ben White Boulevard. Plus, why is Austin's "official" LGBT Pride celebration in August instead of June? And who is the motorcycle rider who does wheelies around Austin in pool floaties? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

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