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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.

http://media.kut.org/sounds/news_00023253/Largey_Ciudad_Mier_Refugees_MIX.mp3

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.

http://media.kut.org/sounds/news_00023248/Ciudad_Mier_mp3.mp3

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.

http://media.kut.org/sounds/news_00023251/web_transit.mp3

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

http://media.kut.org/sounds/news_00023254/Bernier_SBOE_Buying_Textbooks.mp3

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.

http://media.kut.org/sounds/news_00023249/11_17_2010_TribLive.mp3

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

http://media.kut.org/sounds/news_00023247/Q_A_Stayton_Brancaccio_Fixing_the_Future_long_for_web.mp3