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Top Austin news: 5 injured in shooting; union demands protective equipment for officers at protests

Top Austin news: 5 injured in shooting; union demands protective equipment for officers at protests
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By Hoodline - Published on June 23, 2020.

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

Police union ready to tell officers to stop working at protests unless demands are met

The head of Austin's police union said he plans to tell officers who work with the Special Response Team and the Mobile Field Force to not do their jobs during protests unless they get the equipment needed to protect themselves and citizens.

Read the full story on KVUE.

5 injured, 3 seriously, in weekend shooting 

Three of five people injured in a weekend shooting in downtown Austin were seriously hurt, police said Monday.

Read the full story on www.fbherald.com.

H-E-B makes ‘Texas Proud Pay’ raises permanent, largest wage increase in company history

H-E-B announced Monday that it will make its $2/hour raises permanent, making the wage increase the largest in company history. The "Texas Proud Pay" raises were extended three times since the pandemic began in March.

Read the full story on kxan.


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