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Check out some of the audio news we've produced over the last 24 hours.

Education Cuts on the Horizon

School funding formulas are so complicated in Texas that the Comptroller has ordered a study to compare school district finances on a level playing field.  KUT's Ben Philpott previews the report, due out later this month.

German Ambassador in Austin

Klaus Scharioth, the German Ambassador to the United States, was in Austin as a guest of the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law. KUT's Mose Buchele got to interview him and began by asking about the effect Wikileaks has had on the US-German relations.

Straight Out of the Trailer: Part 2

Despite cramped quarters, working in a food trailer provides an independence to employees that is rarely seen in the service industry. Katie Pengra reports on Austin's growing truck food scene.

Council Talks Sunpower Incentives

The city is considering a $900,000 incentive package to bring 450 solar jobs to Austin. KUT's Mose Buchele talked about the briefing council members got yesterday.

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.