KUT Morning Newspod September 19, 2011
10th Austin City Limits Music Festival Comes to a Close
Clean up crews worked through the night getting Zilker Park back into shape as the 10th annual Austin City Limits Music Festival came to a close. For KUT’s Texas Music Matters, David Brown reports.
Bastrop Homeowners Look Ahead to Rebuilding
Bastrop County Officials say the Bastrop County Complex fire was 95 percent contained as of Sunday. With more than 1600 homes burned to the ground in Bastrop County, many in the area are now looking to re-build their homes. In the exact same spot. Where two fires have struck in the past three years. For KUT News and Reporting Texas-dot-com, Reshma Kirpalani reports.
Wildfire May Tighten Austin Rental Market
Thousands of people whose homes were destroyed in the Bastrop County wildfires may be looking to Austin to find rental housing while they rebuild their homes. That could further tighten an already tight rental market. KUT’s Emily Donahue speaks with Cody Lyon from the Austin Business Journal.