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

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 – April 16, 2021

New challenges in the rush to get people vaccinated: unfilled appointments! Plus, renters still stuck in limbo after their homes were damaged by the February winter storm. And how librarians are using the outdoors to get kids reading together again. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Survey at survey.kut.org

KUT Weekend – April 2, 2021

COVID numbers continue to flatten in the Austin-area. Plus, why it's so hard to find out what Austin Energy circuit your home is on. And how an out-of-work musician's latest album was inspired by having to spend hours on hold with the unemployment office. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

KUT Weekend – March 26, 2021

Texas expands coronavirus eligibility to everyone over 16 in Texas starting Monday. Plus, the legacy of Austin civil rights leader Bertha Sadler Means. And the story behind Herman the singing plumber. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

KUT Weekend – March 19, 2021

A recording of the state's top utility regulator that caused him to lose his job. Plus, bills in the Texas legislature that seek to undo what local election officials did to try to make voting safe during the pandemic. And how some farmers are trying to get by after the winter storm decimated local farms. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

KUT Weekend – March 12, 2021

The Austin school district needs to evaluate 800 students for special ed. It doesn't have the staff to do it. A UT Austin committee determines the intent of the school song 'The Eyes of Texas' was 'not overtly racist.' And Austin rents have dropped, ever so slightly, so now some renters see a chance to negotiate. Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

KUT Weekend – March 5, 2021

Frontline workers react to Governor Abbott rescinding the mask mandate. Plus, local officials prepare for an influx of COVID vaccine. And how local otters stayed warm during last month's extreme winter weather. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

KUT Weekend – February 26, 2021

State lawmakers considering how to stop last week's power outages from happening again. Plus, some Austin apartment dwellers still have no water. And how those sad mounds of dead cactus across Central Texas may be reborn. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

KUT Weekend – February 12, 2021

A dangerous cold snap freezes Austin. Plus, Austin Police Chief Brian Manley retires. And who's buried in that cemetery on 51st Street? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

KUT Weekend – February 5, 2021

Austin Public Health tries to shed light on its confusing vaccine rollout. Plus, how coronavirus testing has become a "cash cow" for freestanding ERs in Texas. And an effort to preserve the memory of East Austin's Metz Elementary School. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org

KUT Weekend – January 29, 2021

Challenges of the coronavirus vaccine rollout in Bastrop County. Plus, what is the future of the Broken Spoke now that its founder James White has died? And why it takes years for some Central Texans to develop cedar allergies. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org