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What's New on NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered

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Here's a second-by-second break down of the new NPR news clock.

Changes are coming to the Morning Edition and All Things Considered broadcast clocks.

Starting this week, you'll hear more local coverage from KUT News every hour.

KUT and NPR member stations across the country are changing schedules to bring more local stories to our audience during morning and afternoon programming.

So, national newscasts will be more frequent — about every 20 minutes, instead of at the top and middle of every hour. But, we'll have local newscasts at the top and bottom of the 6, 7 and 8 a.m. hours. Additionally, longer KUT stories will most commonly be heard now at the 45th minute of every hour during Morning Edition.

Confused? Allow us to explain. Broadcast clocks are set templates that stations like ours use to track the timing of a show's stories and interviews, newscasts and funding credits each day. The shift helps us align programs with the way people listen to radio today, and include more local news and information that's important to our audience.

Have questions? We'll be sharing your feedback with NPR as these changes rollout, so let us know in the comments or email us at news@kut.org.