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Top Austin news: Cop involved in fatal shooting was connected to 2019 shooting; SXSW free film fest

Top Austin news: Cop involved in fatal shooting was connected to 2019 shooting; SXSW free film fest
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By Hoodline - Published on April 28, 2020.

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Austin.

All eyes on Austin and the governor as restaurants might fully reopen soon

Gov. Greg Abbott set dates for increasing economic activity in the state, which includes the reopening of several nonessential businesses, including restaurants.

Read the full story on Houstonia Magazine.

Officer involved in Friday's southeast Austin fatal shooting was involved in another shooting in July 2019

According to APD Chief Manley, Officer Christopher Taylor fired the fatal shot on April 24. Taylor was one of three officers involved in a shooting in July 2019.

Read the full story on KVUE.

What to know about the free virtual film festivals from SXSW, Amazon, Tribeca and YouTube

The SXSW/Amazon collaboration is available now, while the YouTube showcase, which includes programming from 20 top film festivals, arrives next month.

Read the full story on Boston.com.


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