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KUT News Now is a fast and easy way to get local news for Austin and Central Texas delivered to your favorite podcast app. Every weekday, you'll get morning and afternoon news updates along with in-depth stories from KUT and our reporting partners.

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KUT News Now is a fast and easy way to get local news for Austin and Central Texas delivered to your favorite podcast app. Every weekday, you'll get morning and afternoon news updates along with in-depth stories from KUT and our reporting partners.

    KUT Afternoon Newscast for February 26, 2024

    KUT Afternoon Newscast for February 26, 2024

    Central Texas top stories for February 26, 2024. Voter turnout during early voting. Record day for wind and solar power. Two former Williamson County sheriff’s deputies are on trial in Travis County. Quiet zones still a few weeks away.

    • 5 min
    What is an aquifer?

    What is an aquifer?

    Over the last few days, the KUT Newsroom has been focusing on water. We’ve talked about droughts, strained water infrastructure, and even our history of using water to generate electricity. Today…we’re going to explain one of the key components of our water system – the aquifer. You’ve probably heard the word used a lot…but may […]

    • 4 min
    KUT Morning Newscast for February 26, 2024

    KUT Morning Newscast for February 26, 2024

    Central Texas top stories for February 26, 2024. Two former Williamson County deputies are on trial today for the death of Javier Ambler while he was in their custody. Last week of early voting. CapMetro apologies for problems faced at the brand new McKalla station on Saturday. Bell County declared a local state of disaster […]

    • 4 min
    KUT Afternoon Newscast for February 23, 2024

    KUT Afternoon Newscast for February 23, 2024

    Central Texas top stories for February 23, 2024. Deadline for mail in ballots is today. Austin Energy rates are going up again. McKalla station update. Samsung’s impact on Taylor. San Marcos is still looking for public input on its long-term development plan. Heart of Texas Regatta.

    • 5 min
    Just six years from now, Georgetown may not have enough water for everyone

    Just six years from now, Georgetown may not have enough water for everyone

    The city Georgetown is one of the fastest growing places in the country. That rapid growth has lead to lots of issues…specifically when trying to get city infrastructure like roads and utilities to keep up with increased demand. That includes water! The KUT newsroom is spending a few days focusing specifically on water and all […]

    KUT Morning Newscast for February 23, 2024

    KUT Morning Newscast for February 23, 2024

    Central Texas top stories for February 23, 2024. Austin police prepare for SXSW. UT-Austin’s involvement in the moon landing. Austin ISD is trying to boost attendance to help make up for this year’s budget deficit. Leander pipeline repairs begin. WIC funding deadline.

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