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NJ SUPREME COURT WEIGHS SCIENCE USED BY POLICE

Yesterday, the state Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that evaluates how police officers determine how intoxicated a driver is — from cannabis or 4ef2ddad-68fe-4367-af9d-5f794a541b69other drugs, not alcohol. It centers around a man who received two DWIs even though his blood alcohol level was under the legal limit. His attorneys argue that his convictions were based on the work of so-called "drug recognition experts," and he questions their methods. The state disagrees. (WHYY)

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS REBUKE LNG TERMINAL PLAN

On Monday, about 30 environmentalists gathered in Cherry Hill to discuss how to stop a project led by Delaware River Partners: a dock to export liquefied natural gas (LNG). The proposed site in Gibbstown would receive at least 360 trucks every day, each carrying potentially explosive material. (NJ Spotlight)

PORTAL BRIDE BOAT TRAFFIC DEAL COULD BE PERMANENT

"Workers often have to bang the old bridge into place with a sledgehammer to get it to close properly," Colleen Wilson writes of the Portal Bridge over the Hackensack River. Still, Sen. Bob Menendez said yesterday that the plan is to extend this new Coast Guard deal indefinitely. If that holds, commuter traffic won't be delayed during peak hours. (The Record)

NJ TRANSIT TO TEST SELF-DRIVING MINI-BUSES — SLOWLY

NJ Transit may have a new vehicle in its fleet, if a $950,000 Federal Transit Administration grant is approved and its multi-year testing goes well. The vehicle is small and autonomous, like others nationwide. But you won't find these 15-passenger shuttle buses on a street near you yet, though. The first phase is for the buses to ride around a closed test course at the former Fort Monmouth — but not too fast. Their top speed is 15 miles per hour. (NJ.com)

 

🙈 We're also keeping an eye on—

  • Next month’s Assembly elections: several heated battles (NJ Spotlight)
  • Texas company may have scammed businesses (TAPinto Westfield)
  • Talking Trump with former US Attorney at book fest (Morristown Green)
  • Jersey City Council could see salaries nearly double (Jersey Journal)
  • $8B verdict for J&J: Breast tissue growth in men (Associated Press)
  • Guard backyards, state says after illegal dumping crackdown (NJ.com)

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