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Top Austin news: Man allegedly pushed park ranger into lake; governor discusses reopenings; more

Top Austin news: Man allegedly pushed park ranger into lake; governor discusses reopenings; more
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By Hoodline - Published on May 06, 2020.

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

Man allegedly pushed Austin park ranger enforcing social distancing into a lake

Austin police arrested a man who allegedly pushed a park ranger enforcing social distancing into a lake. The incident occurred on Thursday at Commons Ford, a public park that is home to Lake Austin, and was captured on a video posted on social media.

Read the full story on ABC News.

Gov. Abbott: Salons can reopen May 8, manufacturers and gyms can reopen May 18

In a Tuesday conference from the Texas Capitol, Gov. Greg Abbott announced several developments on the state's response to the coronavirus. 

Read the full story on CW39.

Texas rocker Joe Ely tackles the pandemic with new album

A few days into his self-quarantine, Joe Ely suddenly felt disoriented. The scale of the coronavirus pandemic had finally sunk in, in waves.

Read the full story on Preview from the Houston Chronicle.


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