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UT Head Coach Mack Brown has seen his football team drop its last four games at home.
Gretch Sanders for KUT News
UT Head Coach Mack Brown has seen his football team drop its last four games at home.

Building Blocks for Learning

Lego bricks literally came to life at the Delco Events Center Saturday, as kids from across Central Texas took part in a First Lego League competition. News 8 Austin reports the Legos were married with electronics, to give budding engineers a chance to create task-oriented robots.

Report Highlights License Suspension Work Around

A driver who has their license suspended for suspicion of driving while intoxicated can get what’s called an “occupational driver’s license.” The Austin American-Statesman and KVUE report on the apparent ease of obtaining the temporary license.

Longhorns Fall to Oklahoma State

Texas lost another home football game Saturday night, getting bounced by 10th-ranked Oklahoma State, 33-16. It was the first time the Cowboys have been the Longhorns in Austin since 1944. UT has now lost four in a row at home for the first time since 1956. The ‘Horns need to win both of their remaining games, against Florida Atlantic and traditional rival Texas A&M, to be eligible to play in a post-season bowl game.

Ian Crawford joined KUT as News Editor in 2008, after spending over four years as a reporter/anchor at KLBJ Radio in Austin. He began his broadcasting career while still in high school in Southern Oregon. During high school and college at the University of Oregon, he worked at times as a reporter, news anchor, sports play-by-play reporter, music host and commercial producer before moving to Texas in 2003.