We talk to Robert F. Williams, Constitutional Law Professor at Rutgers-Camden, about Governor Christie’s new nominees for the New Jersey Supreme Court. Carolyn Beeler reports patients in a cancer therapy trial are showing high rates of remission two years later. State Impact, Pennsylvania’s Scott Detrow travels to Towanda in Bradford County, Pennsylvania to see how the shale boom has changed the complexion of the town. Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts fills us in on the effort to find water on Mercury. And Chris Satullo contends the tendency of red states to opt for the federally run health exchange is hypocritical.