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KUT Audio News Roundup

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Some of the audio news we've produced in the past 24 hours.

Public Hearing Will Address Shipping Radioactive Waste to Texas

A public hearing in Austin tomorrow will address a proposed rule allowing 36 other states to ship their low-level radioactive waste to west Texas. As KUT's Erika Aguilar reports, the rule has environmentalists and the new governor of Vermont raising their eyebrows.

http://media.kut.org/sounds/news_00023419/Aguilar_Radioactive_Waste_Rule_MIX.mp3

State Looks To Preserve World War II Internment Camps

69 years ago yesterday, the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor propelled the US into World War II. The War also led to the internment of thousands of Japanese, German and Italian Americans. As KUT's Matt Largey reports, researchers are now trying to preserve and memorialize those sites in Texas.

http://media.kut.org/sounds/news_00023413/Largey_TX_Internment_Camps_MIX.mp3

Desperately Seeking Offense

A year ago, the Texas Longhorns were preparing for the national college football title game against Alabama. As KUT's Ben Philpott reports, this year was a different story, leading to changes for next year that are already underway.

http://media.kut.org/sounds/news_00023414/WEB_Philpott_Davis_Replacement_MIX.mp3

Remembering Elizabeth Edwards

Elizabeth Edwards passed away Tuesday at her home. We revisit a conversation with Edwards during a visit to Austin a few years ago.

http://media.kut.org/sounds/news_00023420/CRAWFORD120810.mp3