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Top Austin news: Lt. Gov. faces backlash after saying grandparents would be willing to die; more

Top Austin news: Lt. Gov. faces backlash after saying grandparents would be willing to die; more
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By Hoodline - Published on March 25, 2020.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Austin.

Texas lieutenant governor bashed for saying grandparents willing to die to revive economy

Texas Lieutenant Gov. Dan Patrick is facing a backlash after saying he'd be willing to die to restart the American economy amid the coronavirus pandemic  — and he thinks other grandparents would, as well.

Read the full story on WNCN.

Austin school moves to virtual classes during coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus is impacting the way Austin students learn.

Read the full story on KVUE.

Austin photographer captures Sixth Street 'ghost town'

One of the liveliest places in Austin on most weekends now sits empty, with bars locked and boarded up.

Read the full story on KVUE.


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