KUT Morning Newspod June 29, 2011
City Council to Vote on Formula One
The Austin City Council is scheduled to take a vote Wednesday that could unlock state funding for the planned Formula One racetrack in Southeast Travis County. The council had postponed the F-1 vote last week.
House to Vote on Anti-Groping Bill
A last minute battle over a bill that criminalizes some airport security procedures has the Texas House and Senate trading jabs, even as Senators end their work and head home. For KUT News and the Texas Tribune, Ben Philpott reports.
“W” Austin Hotel to Replace Every Glass Panel
Managers of the W Hotel and Residences in downtown Austin say they will replace every piece of glass on the balconies of the high-rise. That’s after several more panels shattered from the building Tuesday. KUT’s Matt Largey reports.