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The Lead: Officer-Involved Shooting, ERCOT's Summer Evaluation, F1 Track Race Ready

The State of Texas executed Cleve Foster, 48, last night. He was put to death for the sexual assault and shooting death of Nyaneur "Mary" Pal in Fort Worth in 2002.

Here’s what KUT News has been working on this morning:

  • ERCOT Board Examines Summer Power Usage, Makes Predictions for Fall

Here’s a roundup other Austin and Texas stories from around the web:

  • Austin's First 'Kids Only' Yoga Studio (KEYE)

KEYE reports that The Little Yoga House is Austin's first "kids only" yoga studio. Creators say it teaches kids not only about the importance of a healthy lifestyle but also about dealing with stress in a healthy way.

  • Playboy Magazine Releases Its List Of America’s Top 10 Party Schools (PRNewswire)

The University of Texas ranks fourth. Last year it came in fifth, a steep fall from its first place ranking in 2010. 

    The self-proclaimed "Queen of all Media" posted a a shot of Ryan Gosling and Rooney Mara in Austin filming the nextTerrence Malick movie. Perez writes:

    Enjoy the rest of your time in Austin, guys! Make sure to check out the local music scene when you have a night or two off.

    Laura first joined the KUT team in April 2012. She now works for the statewide program Texas Standard as a reporter and producer. Laura came to KUT from the world of television news. She has worn many different hats as an anchor, reporter and producer at TV stations in Austin, Amarillo and Toledo, OH. Laura is a proud graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia, a triathlete and enjoys travel, film and a good beer. She enjoys spending time with her husband and pets.
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