Joy Diaz

Joy Diaz is a city reporter for KUT Austin who has been covering the reaction of Austinites and Google’s competitors to this announcement.

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Texas Farmworker: 1966 Strike 'Was Like Heading Into War'

Friday, August 12, 2016

In the summer of 1966, farmworkers staged a historic march across Texas to protest low wages and poor working conditions. Fifty years later, some of them are telling their stories for the first time.


Meet A Tractor That Can Plow Fields And Talk To The Cloud

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

A city boy came up with a great idea for farmers in Africa: a mini-tractor that costs only $4,000 and has cool digital features.


Fastest Growing U.S. City Faces Housing Shortage

Friday, July 04, 2014

Census data show San Marcos, Texas, is the U.S.'s fastest growing city. Students make up many of the 10,000 people who've moved there since 2010, pushing the population from 45,000 to over 54,000.


Introducing The Takeaway Bike Challenge

Monday, September 16, 2013

Bikes are taking over America. Major cities like New York, Chicago and San Francisco are launching public bike sharing systems for the first time, joining Boston, D.C. and Denver. Get...

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City of Austin Appeals to Residents to Fight 5-Year Drought

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

In Austin, Texas, a drought has plagued residents for five years. Now there is an initiative to replant parts of the city with “native” or “drought-resistant” plants that better suit ...

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Google's High Speed Internet Headed to Austin

Thursday, April 11, 2013

In Austin, Texas a new innovative project is in the works. This week, Google and the city of Austin announced a deal to launch the next city-wide super-high-speed internet project, ...

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