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🌞 Good morning. 🌞 @NWSSanAntonio expects the high to be around 99°F today in Austin. So, let's take a second and celebrate the 116th birthday of air conditioning.
@MendezMiddleSch's new principal tells @ClaireMcInerny that project-based learning and STEM-focused curriculum will help bring the school up to state standards. #txed
We're live! Watch our discussion with @jenstayton and Steven Saylor, author of "A Twist at the End," at @BookPeople:
We're pre-empting @nprfreshair tonight to carry @NPR's special coverage of the #HelsinkiSummit2018 hosted by @arishapiro.
Join us at @BookPeople for KUT Book Club! Tonight, we'll discuss Steven Saylor's "A Twist at the End." More info here:
Hours after the Trump-Putin #Helsinki meeting, @TheJusticeDept charges a 29-year-old Russian graduate student living in D.C. with conspiracy.
Join us for a live discussion on how immigration policy affects Austin:
Le invitamos a una discusión sobre la aplicación de la ley de inmigración a Austin.
RT @AP: BREAKING: Russian woman charged with infiltrating American political organizations at the direction of a senior Kremlin official.
President Trump did not attempt to contradict Russian President Vladimir Putin's denials that Moscow interfered with the 2016 election. | via @HorsleyScott:
RT @eramshaw: Come to our next @TexasTribune Summer Salon — “How Long Can You Afford To Live Here?” — hosted with our friends at @KUT. July…
SOON: Trump, Putin expected to hold a press conference after their hours-long #HelsinkiSummit2018. Watch LIVE:
@MendezMiddleSch's new principal says project-based learning and STEM-focused curriculum will help bring the school up to state standards. #txed
Texas' law requiring the burial of fetal remains is headed to a federal court today. Arguments are expected to continue all week. More from @marissaaevans: #txlege
Fear and uncertainty persist in the small immigrant community of Stony Point after arrests and deportations. | @AshLopezRadio:
Last month, @BastropCountySO instituted a "zero-tolerance" traffic enforcement policy, arresting about two dozen people; some for minor traffic offenses.
Thirteen of those arrested were turned over to @ICEgov to begin deportation proceedings.
emphasized the initiative had “nothing to do with immigration,” that the department was simply enforcing the law and that the arrested “had no business operating a vehicle on our roads.”
But one undocumented resident, Margarita, says the policy is "unjust." Her husband, who is also undocumented, was arrested for a broken taillight. Now, she faces the possibility of leaving her family behind if her husband is deported.
María, another neighbor whose husband is undocumented, says she's "scared every day." She's had difficulty explaining to her 9-year-old daughter, who was born in the U.S., that they may have to return to Mexico.
After community pushback, @BastropCountySO said it would no longer call the efforts "#zerotolerance" policies and that deputies would expand enforcement to areas outside of Stony Point.
Trump blames "U.S. foolishness and stupidity" for strained relations ahead of his #HelsinkiSummit2018 with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Presidents Trump and Putin are now meeting in Helsinki.…
Grades...class admissions. Students compete in lots of ways in school. How to re-frame and channel competition in education on this week's Best of @KUT #podcast "Higher Ed" w/ @ebb663 and @jenstayton Listen here:
#LesBlues have won their first #WorldCup in 20 years, besting Croatia 4-2 in the final.
@USArmy's Futures Command is coming to Austin.
More than half of Texans surveyed in a @KaiserFamFound study released this week said it's difficult for them to afford health care; a quarter said it is "very difficult."
RT @nprpolitics: #Breaking: Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed charges against 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking the Democ…
When it comes to #tariffs, the Texas economy has a lot at stake.
@USArmy confirms its Futures Command is coming to Austin.
The Army's aiming to develop new weapons systems and technologies and says the site will allow for an "entire modernization process under one roof."
@USArmy officials are expected to announce this morning they've selected Austin as the site of its new Futures Command.
After controversy over @DomainNORTHSIDE's brochure outlining its "quintessential shopper," Austinites want more than just mandatory diversity training.
The state vs. city narrative is not new in Texas, but typically it unfolds at the Capitol. Lately, however, it's been taking place in the courtroom. | @AKMcGlinchy
Austin has been chosen for the @USArmy's new weapons development post.
The Justice Department is seeking to overturn a ruling that enabled AT&T to take over Time Warner.
RT @AshLopezRadio: Bastrop Interfaith released a statement after their sit-down with the @BastropCountySO. They discussed the recent traffi…
@UTAustin has factored race and ethnicity into its admissions since 2003. But how much does affirmative action impact the diversity of the student body? | via @nadzhamz
@austintexasgov's legal team has had more cases involving the state lately than usual. | via @AKMcGlinchy:
The founder of @COHIntl says the humanitarian crisis in the Rio Grande Valley is equal to if not worse than crises in other parts of the world.
RT @AKMcGlinchy: Remember that PAC that tried to recall @D5Kitchen? Per a local attorney, the Texas Ethics Commission ruled that the PAC sp…
RT @nextgenradio: Deadline July 23, Midnight CDT. Looking for current or recent college grads around Central Texas. @NPR #nextgenradio is a…
Texas' @HyperloopOne dreams are no longer confined to a pipe.
The federal government says it's reunited 57 immigrant children under the age of 5 who had been separated from their parents after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. | via @MWatkinsTrib:
Traditionally, fights between #txlege and @austintexasgov play out at the statehouse. Lately they've been at the courthouse. | via @AKMcGlinchy: #atxcouncil
RT @jerryquijano: AUSTIN!! You can hear this @deathsexmoney special LIVE tonight at 8 p.m. on @KUT 90.5 and https:/…
District 8 Council Member @EllenforAustin will not seek re-election in November. More from @AKMcGlinchy: #atxcouncil
RT @AKMcGlinchy: BREAKING: Austin City Council Member @EllenforAustin will not seek re-election.
While President Trump is in Brussels attacking #NATO, members of both political parties in Washington are reaffirming U.S. commitment to the alliance.
Texas' @HyperloopOne dreams are no longer confined to a pipe.
Will stores bring back free single-use plastic bags now that the bag ban in Austin has ended? @MoseBuchele asked around.
Join us next week for a conversation about how federal immigration policies are impacting communities in Austin. RSVP here:
In a new @KaiserFamFound / @Health4Texas survey, more than half of those surveyed said it's difficult for them and their families to afford health care | @AshLopezRadio
RT @MoseBuchele: The Texas Supreme Court has ended Austin's disposable plastic bag ban. But stores might keep pushing re-usable bags anyway…
@KenPaxtonTX, 12 other attorneys general and @Governor_LePage are backing an effort to dissolve the @CFPB | #txlege
@SarahWeddington, the Texas attorney who argued #RoevWade before #SCOTUS and won, says she thinks #BrettKavanaugh would help overturn the landmark decision. LISTEN:
Across town, @austinmobility's crosswalk signals are using a voiceover with this distinctively Texan flair. But who is it? #ATXtraffic #ATXplained
Campus carry is back in court today. | via @matthewchoi2018: #txlege
Now that bag bans are lifted statewide, will stores in Austin start restocking single-use bags?
More than half of Texans surveyed in a new @KaiserFamFound poll said it was difficult for them to afford health care:
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Join us July 18 for #BeyondTheBorderATX – a live discussion about how federal immigration policy affects communities in Austin. RSVP and more info here:
@SarahWeddington talks with @KUTnathan about how she brought the Roe v. Wade lawsuit when she was only 26.
Democrat @NelsonforTexas, who is running for Texas AG, took folks on a bar crawl last week to highlight how congressional districts are gerrymandered in Texas. | @AshLopezRadio
@NFLPA has announced that it has filed a grievance against the NFL "on behalf of all players" over its national anthem policy.
In a new @KaiserFamFound / @Health4Texas survey, 61 percent of Texans said they've skipped or postponed medical care because of cost. | @AshLopezRadio
Attorney @SarahWeddington, who was 26 when she successfully argued Roe v. Wade, talks with @KUTnathan about Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to #SCOTUS and the future of the landmark abortion ruling.
Have federal immigration policies affected you in Austin? Tell us your story, and we may include it in our live discussion next week at the Carver Museum.…
RT @jenstayton: College students, recent grads in/near Austin: don't miss this chance! Application deadline July 23 for @NPR #nextgenradio…
Why is @KenPaxtonTX trying to remove members from @austintexasgov's Planning Commission? @KUTsyeda looks at a city statute.
@KenPaxtonTX and 13 other states have filed a brief arguing @CFPB doesn't have constitutional authority to levy fines.
RT @ThisSongKUTX: . @jamilawoods is playing @KUTX's 5th birthday concert this Saturday, July 14th at Hogg Auditorium w/ @sarahljaffe & a sp…
Join us next week for #BeyondTheBorderATX – a live discussion about how federal immigration policy affects communities in Austin. RSVP here:
RT @cactuscafeatx: Tonight: KUT's Views and Brews presents CodeNEXT, join host Rebecca McInroy along with Syeda Hasan of @KUT news to de-co…
After #SCOTUS punted on partisan gerrymandering in Texas, Democrats are taking matters into their own hands. | via @AshLopezRadio: #txlege
Still to emerge from the #Thaicaverescue: a doctor who stayed with the stranded after they were found last Monday and three Thai Navy SEAL divers who helped with the rescue operation.
Who is Brett Kavanaugh? @DomenicoNPR has a deep-dive on President Trump's #SCOTUS pick:
Here's why @KenPaxtonTX wants to kick members off @austintexasgov"s Planning Commission. | via @KUTsyeda: #atxcouncil #atxgov
After two weeks in darkness, 12 boys and their soccer coach have been rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand #Thaicaverescue
Join us next week for #BeyondTheBorderATX – a live discussion about how federal immigration policy impacts communities in Austin. RSVP here:
Join us July 18 at the Carver Center as we listen to stories from the community about the impact of federal immigration policies.
RT @kelsey_snell: The statements are rolling in and Schumer essentially calls out Murkowski and Collins without naming them directly: https…
Here's everything you need to know about #BrettKavanaugh, President Trump's #SCOTUS nominee. | via @DomenicoNPR:
RT @nprpolitics: #Breaking: President Trump is nominating Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme Court.
RT @NinaTotenberg: The Justice, Season 2 has a winner: Judge Brett Kavanaugh.
WATCH LIVE: President Trump Announces Supreme Court Nomination
We're hosting a community conversation about how the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown is affecting people and businesses in Austin. Join us July 18 at the Carver Center.
Join us for a live discussion July 18 about how federal immigration enforcement affects communities in Austin. RSVP here >
RT @ClaireMcInerny: .@KUT is hosting a live discussion about immigration enforcement in Austin. Join us July 18 at the Carver Center https:…
RT @KUTsyeda: Join @KUT next week for #BeyondTheBorderATX - a live discussion on how federal immigration policy impacts Austin: https://t.c…
RT @ClaireMcInerny: Yesterday, hundreds of Episcopal church leaders gathered outside of the Hutto Detention Center to pray for women separa…
@starbucks says it plans to eliminate plastic straws from its 28,000 stores worldwide by 2020.
RT @BBCBreaking: Boris Johnson resigns as UK Foreign Secretary, following the resignation of Brexit Secretary David Davis…
RT @NWSSanAntonio: 8:45 am - showers with the occasional lightning strike continue across much of the region. Watch out for some possible u…
Crews in Thailand have reportedly rescued four more members of the soccer team trapped in a cave | via @publicbill:
Downtown Austin has seen 1.68 inches of rainfall in the last hour. | via @LCRA: #atxweather #atxwx
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