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Good day, neighbors! It’s me again, Meagan Falcon, your host of the North Austin-Pflugerville Daily.

While we may have had a chilly weekend, I hope everyone was able to have a fantastic Saturday and Sunday. Let’s kickoff today’s newsletter with some good vibes and everything you need to know today in town.

First, today’s weather:

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Morning mist; cloudy, warm. High: 73 Low: 67.

Weekly forecast:

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A steady warm-up is expected this week across all of south central Texas. As moisture in the low-levels increases, look for some shower chances to the east and morning fog. High temperatures will climb into the 70s and lower 80s with overnight lows mainly in the 60s. Rain chances return for Friday night out ahead of the next cold front, which will arrive on Saturday.

Here are the top 5 stories today in North Austin-Pflugerville:

  1. Two men were arrested Monday in connection to the shooting death of a 38-year-old man and his dog on Walnut Street over the weekend in Pflugerville. (North Austin-Pflugerville Patch)
  2. Imani Tatum picked up a tattoo gun while many picked up needlework during the pandemic. A year and a half later, the 23-year-old now has her own tattoo parlor in North Austin — Nana’s Prayers Tattoo Studio, which opened for business in July at 715 Powell Lane. (austin360)
  3. Austin apartment development is booming, but unlike in most major cities, the area’s new apartment construction is spread throughout the metro area, rather than heavily focused in downtown. (Axios)
  4. An executive with an Austin-based auto dealership has been indicted for his involvement in the plot to kidnap and murder a man and woman in Tennessee. (Austin Patch)
  5. The University of Texas at Austin reports three people may have tested positive for the new omicron variant over the weekend. The three cases mark the first reports of the highly contagious variant in Austin-Travis County. (Austin Patch)

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From my notebook:

  • Pflugerville Fire Department: “Push-In & Wetdown Ceremony, 2021.” (Facebook)
  • Pflugerville, TX Municipal Government: “We’re making progress installing new water meter registers as a part of our Automated Meter Infrastructure (AMI) project. See a comparison of the old and new meters below. ” (Facebook)
  • Pflugerville ISD: “One of our former students set an outstanding example of responsibility and attitude this weekend:” (Facebook)
  • Pflugerville Pets Alive: “Are you not quite ready to commit to adopting a new pet, but still want to help out? Then please consider fostering this holiday season!” (Facebook)
  • Wieland Elementary PFISD: “One of our former students! What a great example and attitude! #AlwaysAWildcat” (Facebook)

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Alrighty, you’re all caught up for today. See you all tomorrow for another update!

Your friendly neighborhood journalist,

Meagan Falcon

Meagan covers local news for Patch in Austin, Round Rock, Cedar Park, Leander and Pflugerville.

About Meagan: I was born and raised in Corpus Christi and spent three years covering breaking news and things to do in South Texas before I moved to the Austin Metro. When I am not reporting the news, I am enjoying a good book, tending to my garden and spending time with my pup. I am a green thumb novice so if y’all have gardening tips, I would love some.

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