KUT Morning Newspod April 20, 2011
Wildfires Continue to Burn Near Fort Worth
Wildfires burning west of Fort Worth have destroyed nearly 150 homes and one church. The Texas Forest Service says evacuations have been ordered near Possum Kingdom Lake, including the evacuation of a jail. Listen to today’s newspod for more on the North Texas fire.
Will Comptroller’s Security Breach Affect Her Political Future?
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott says there is a new phone scam targeting Texans who had their personal information exposed by the Texas Comptroller’s office. For KUT News and the Texas Tribune, Ben Philpott takes a look at how the security breach could affect Comptroller Susan Combs’ political ambitions.
NRG Exiting Nuclear Expansion in South Texas
Japan’s nuclear troubles appear to have put the brakes on the expansion of a nuclear plant in South Texas. NRG Energy has announced it’s not investing any more money to add two new reactors to the South Texas Project it partly owns in Matagorda County. Hear more details on the newspod.