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.

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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 – May 17, 2019

Why Austin's mayor supports a plan to add lanes to I-35 even though he doesn't think it will fix traffic congestion in the long run. Plus, where are all these people moving to Austin coming from? And how DJ Southpaw bridged a gap in Austin's hip-hop scene. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

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 http://weekend.kut.org

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 of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

KUT Weekend – April 26, 2019

What's happening with school finance and property tax cuts at the Texas legislature. Plus, presidential candidates court women of color at a Texas forum. And how one Texas man almost lost everything when it was his word against border officials. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

KUT Weekend — April 19, 2019

In a special edition of KUT Weekend, we bring you a half-hour look at why many students of color are struggling in Austin's public schools. It's a documentary called Held Back, produced by KUT's Claire McInerny.

KUT Weekend – April 12, 2019

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick considers the "nuclear option" to pass property tax legislation. Plus, problems with the state's STAAR test. And a Texas family's tradition of bloodless bullfighting. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

KUT Weekend – April 5, 2019

A battle over renewable energy takes shape at the Texas Capitol. Plus, how a wave of tech expansion could further strain affordability in Austin. And who is the crossing guard who waves to everyone near Mendez Middle School? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

KUT Weekend – March 29, 2019

Texas Senate budget writers agree to spend an extra $9 billion on public education and property tax cuts. Plus, local entrepreneurs look to change the face of Austin's startup scene. And why everything in Austin is covered in green gunk right now. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

KUT Weekend – March 15, 2019

We revisit the origin story of Austin as 'The Live Music Capital of the World.' Plus, how brands transform downtown Austin during South by Southwest. And the human cost of the Texas construction boom. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

KUT Weekend – March 8, 2019

The high cost of childcare in Austin. Plus, neighbors of last year's Austin bombing victims reflect on their recovery. And a chat with the new general manager of KUT/X. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at weekend.kut.org

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