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KUT News Audio Roundup

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The internet is cool and all, but not as cool as a classic vintage radio! (Trust me on this one.) If you don't have a radio, here's the local news you're missing.

Stories you may have heard on 90.5 FM over the past 24 hours.
KUT's Matt Largey reports on how people fleeing drug violence from the Mexican border town of Ciudad Mier are asking for help from Texas.

Meanwhile, KUT's Crystal Chavez spoke with Julian Aguilar with our reporting partner the Texas Tribune about his recent visit to a shelter housing people who fled drug violence in Ciudad Mier.

KUT's Mose Buchele tells us how shabby roads in Texas are damaging our cars to the tune of more than $20 billion a year.

KUT's Nathan Bernier has this story on how the state's budget crisis could mean cutbacks on textbook spending.

KUT's Ben Philpott speaks with his colleagues at the Texas Tribune about the challenge of closing a massive budget hole with so many freshman lawmakers in the state legislature.

KUT's Jennifer Stayton speaks withPBSNowhost David Brancaccio about traveling the country looking for creative and experimental business models, including one catering collective here in Austin.

Nathan Bernier is the transportation reporter at KUT. He covers the big projects that are reshaping how we get around Austin, like the I-35 overhaul, the airport's rapid growth and the multibillion-dollar transit expansion Project Connect. He also focuses on the daily changes that affect how we walk, bike and drive around the city. Got a tip? Email him at Follow him on X @KUTnathan.