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DOT Starts Environmental Assessment Of I-84 ProjectThe Department of Transportation is beginning its assessment of how the I-84 replacement project will impact the environment. The reported cost of the project will be between four and five billion dollars.
CT State Police: Nearly 1,700 Caught Speeding Over Labor Day WeekendConnecticut State Police step up enforcement over Labor Day weekend every year, and Troopers released their final statistics for 2016 on Tuesday morning.
Parents Cautioned After Attempted Child Abduction In BethelAn attempted child abduction in Bethel has prompted police to urge parents to talk to their kids about the dangers of getting in or near strangers' cars.
Teen Hospitalized In Milford After Being Hit By CarA 14-year-old boy was hit by a car in Milford Tuesday morning, according to police. Police said the teen was trying to cross the street when he was hit.
Connecticut Agency Still Awaits River Water Testing ResultsConnecticut officials are still awaiting the results of water and soil sediment tests taken after an estimated 300 gallons of chemicals spilled into the Quinnipiac River in Southington.
FDA Advises Zika Screening For All US Blood CentersThe Food and Drug Administration wants all U.S. blood banks to start screening for Zika virus, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne disease.
Several CT Swimming Areas Closed Due To High Bacteria LevelsSeveral state run swimming area have been closed due to high bacteria levels, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced Wednesday.
Connecticut On Track To Meet Goal Of Ending Chronic HomelessnessConnecticut is reportedly expected to meet its goal of ending chronic homelessness by year's end, based on current data projections shared at an event Monday highlighting the news in Hartford.
Connecticut Farmers To Learn How To Reduce Health RisksState officials are hoping to teach Connecticut farmers how to reduce risks to public health when they hold open houses and tours.
Connecticut DOT To Inspect Bridge With Unmanned DroneThe Connecticut Department of Transportation plans to use an unmanned aerial vehicle to conduct a limited visual inspection of the Gold Star Memorial Bridge.
Yale Study Identifies Cells In Placenta Susceptible To ZikaResearchers at Yale have determined which kind of cells allow the Zika virus to move from an infected mother to a fetus.
Stamford Officials To Discuss New Regulations On Food TrucksStamford officials are considering a potential overhaul of the city's regulations for food trucks and other mobile vendors.

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