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Top Austin news: City expected to announce shelter-in-place; state moves to ban most abortions

Top Austin news: City expected to announce shelter-in-place; state moves to ban most abortions
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By Hoodline - Published on March 24, 2020.

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Austin.

Austin reportedly expected to announce shelter-in-place order

The city of Austin is expected to announce a shelter-in-place order today to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, according to KXAN News.

Read the full story on KPRC2 / Click2Houston.

Texas moves to ban most abortions, due to virus outbreak

The governor and attorney general of Texas are moving to ban most abortions in the state during the coronavirus outbreak, declaring they don't qualify as essential surgeries.

Read the full story on KGET - TV 17 Bakersfield.

Man faces intoxication manslaughter charge after running red light, driving into pole, Austin PD says

This crash marks Austin's 21st deadly crash of 2020. Twenty-two people have died in crashes so far this year in the Austin area.

Read the full story on KVUE.

Austin startup Vinder helping restaurants sell perishable goods

The startup is currently seeking volunteers to help deliver the purchased items.

Read the full story on KVUE.

How to help: Website helps you navigate nonprofits in your area

If you're at home and wondering how you can still help your community, there's a website that can help you track down different spots.

Read the full story on KVUE.


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