Things You Need To Know Today: Schaghticoke Tribe Can Pursue Casino
Things you need to know on February 3. Schaghticoke Tribe Can Pursue Casino; Metro North Sets Ridership Record; Zika Can Be Sexually Transmitted; CVS Moves Into Target Starting Today.
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- Their time has come. The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation says the state is giving it the authority to pursue a commercial casino in Connecticut. The Kent based tribe says it received word from the Secretary of the State's office of the approval yesterday. WFSB.com
- 2015 was the busiest ever on Metro North's New Haven line. Ridership on the line topped 40 million passenger trips last year, which is a two percent increase over 2014 numbers. The numbers mean that the New Haven line is again the busiest commuter rail line in the country.
- The mosquito-borne Zika virus can also be sexually transmitted. Dallas County Health and Human Services have confirmed that someone got the disease after sexual contact with an infected person. It's the first known case of Zika being transmitted in the U.S. NBCnews.com
- CVS Pharmacy is moving into Target. CVS agreed to pay almost two-billion dollars for the Target pharmacy business last June. Over 16-hundred Target pharmacies in 47 states will be rebranded as CVS Pharmacy within six-to-eight months. Target.com