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🌱 Flu Has Peaked In Dallas County + Man Found Dead In South Dallas

🌱 Flu Has Peaked In Dallas County + Man Found Dead In South Dallas

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Hello and happy Tuesday. I’m back in your inbox this chilly morning to walk you through the most important things happening in Dallas today.

But first, today’s weather:

Colder with a soaking rain. High: 43 Low: 34.

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Here are the top three stories in Dallas today:

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  1. A Dallas County health leader says the flu has peaked in the area. A downward trend of cases and hospitalizations in Dallas County in the last few weeks has made public health leaders confident the virus peaked. The first week of December there were over 1,200 flu cases, compared to the first week of January which only saw around 300 cases. (NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth)
  2. A man was found dead on Sunday night in South Dallas with multiple gunshot wounds. Police responded to the 3500 block of Cliff Creek Crossing Drive around 6:35 p.m. after reports of shooting in the area. The investigation is ongoing and Dallas Police are searching for the shooter. (Subscription: Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
  3. Maliki Brown, 20, was arrested at a local hospital on a warrant for Capital Murder which occurred on Jan. 21. Brown was the suspect of a shooting in the 9100 block of Skillman Street where a man was found in a parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound. The man later died at the hospital and police learned a suspect, who turned out to be Brown, was at the hospital. The possibility of a second suspect is waiting to be identified/located by the Dallas Police. (Irving Weekly)

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Today in Dallas:

  • Toddler Storytime At Dallas Public Library –Preston Royal Branch (10:30 AM)
  • Tallboy & Tequila Tuesdays At Backyard (5:00 PM)
  • Angel Olsen At The Studio At The Factory (8:00 PM)

From my notebook:

  • Nickelback’s “Get Rollin’ Tour” will be in Dallas July 22-23. Tickets go live on Friday at 10:00 a.m. (CultureMap Dallas)
  • Full- and part-time job opportunities are available in the Dallas area. Available positions include call center agent, JCC membership engagement specialist, appliance repair sales associate, service coordinator, bilingual call center confirmation specialist, and more. Click the link for more details about companies hiring in the area. (Dallas Patch)
  • Are you looking to fill your social calendar this week? Check out the list of food and drink events happening in and around Dallas this week at the link! (CultureMap Dallas)

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Thanks for following along and staying informed. See you all tomorrow for another update!

Nicole Fallon-Peek

About me: Nicole Fallon-Peek is a journalist and copywriter with a degree in Media, Culture and Communication from New York University. She has served as a freelance reporter, managing editor, copy editor, and editorial director for a variety of B2B news outlets. She currently co-owns and operates content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.

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