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KUT Audio News Roundup

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Long before the internet, people used these cool looking devices to consume information. And they still do to this day! Tell you what, it's cheaper than broadband.

Take a listen to some of the local audio news we've produced over the past 24 hours.

Wikileaks Fallout

KUT's Ben Philpott talks to the researchers at the LBJ Library at the University of Texas who decide whether to declassify White House documents from President Johnson's tenure. They have some interesting opinions about the mishandling of classified diplomatic cables published by Wikileaks.

Disc Golf Debate Takes Flight

KUT's Mose Buchele reports on the tension in Southeast Austin between some local residents and city plans to build a disc golf course in Roy Guerrero Colorado River.

Community Gardens in Private Backyards

KUT's Nathan Bernier talks to a woman whose organization is opening community gardens in people's private backyards.

City Promoting Urban Rail With Exhibit

The City of Austin trucked in two urban rail vehicles from Oregon as part of its ongoing pitch to the public for a downtown rail line. KUT's Mose Buchele talks to KUT's Crystal Chavez about the politics behind such a measure.

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.