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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.

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    • 4.8 • 39 Ratings

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 – April 16, 2021

    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

    • 30 min
    KUT Weekend – April 2, 2021

    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 […]

    • 28 min
    KUT Weekend – March 26, 2021

    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

    • 27 min
    KUT Weekend – March 19, 2021

    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. […]

    • 30 min
    KUT Weekend – March 12, 2021

    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 […]

    • 37 min
    KUT Weekend – March 5, 2021

    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

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

FacetiousMonkey ,

Great Podcast for All Things Austin

I tune in each week to get a well produced report of everything that’s happening in Austin/Central Texas

Claire_Mac ,

Nathan Bernier is the best host

I love him on the radio and I live listening to him recap the weeks news.

brettduhidiot ,

False information

2-14-2020 episode has a guest with absolutely false information regarding the sound enforcement department. This show should actually speak to one of the venue owners whose business is getting destroyed by the city’s terrible policies. Poor journalism.

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