KUT Morning Newspod December 29, 2011
Horns Win the Holiday Bowl
The Texas Longhorns won Wednesday night’s Holiday Bowl in San Diego. Texas beat the Cal Golden Bears 21-10. The Horn’s defense forced five turnovers. UT Quarterback David Ash threw one touchdown and caught a touchdown pass. The win brings Texas’ overall record this season to 8-5. This was a return to a bowl game for the Horns who weren’t bowl-eligible last season.
Perry Making His Final Case in Iowa
Texas Governor Rick Perry has been traveling around Iowa the last couple of weeks, trying to gain some momentum going into next week’s Iowa caucuses. For KUT News and the Texas Tribune, Ben Philpott reports on whether the effort is paying off.
Stratfor Providing ID Protection Following Security Breach
The Austin-based intelligence company Statfor is providing one year of free identity protection services to its members whose personal information may have been compromised. The hacker group Anonymous claimed responsibility Christmas weekend for stealing information and thousands of credit card numbers from people who subscribe to Stratfor’s intelligence reports. The company expects its website to be down for at least another week.