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Election Results

On Tuesday, Democrats and Republicans chose their parties’ nominees for a variety of local offices, Congress, and the U.S. Senate, as well as delegates for this summer’s Presidential nominating conventions.

Senate Approves Bill To Expand NJ Drug Court Program

TRENTON – A bill sponsored by Union County state Senators Raymond J. Lesniak and Nicholas P. Scutari which would expand eligibility for the State’s drug court substance abuse treatment program and create a pilot program in two counties in which any offender who’s eligible would be automatically enrolled in a drug treatment program was approved by the Senate Thursday by a vote of 33-2.

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: I understand there is good news about the recovery of bird species like the Peregrine Falcon, Bald Eagle and others owed to the 1972 ban on DDT. Can you explain? — Mildred Eastover, Bath, ME