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News Minute: Here is the latest Missouri news from The Associated Press

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri lawmakers have given final approval to a bill dealing with where lawsuits involving railroads should be considered. House members approved the bill 107-44 yesterday. It passed the Senate on a vote of 28-4, and it now goes to Governor Jay Nixon.

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - The University of Missouri journalism school has modified its classroom use of aerial drones as a legal challenge to the FAA ban on commercial use of the flying robots unfolds. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports the School of Journalism grounded its outdoor use of new- gathering drones after receiving a cease and desist letter from the Federal Aviation Administration last summer.

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A former employee of a large beer distributor faces a drunk-driving charge involving a fatal pedestrian accident in west St. Louis County. KMOV-TV reports that 44-year-old Brian Miller of Fenton is accused of driving while intoxicated and careless operation of a vehicle in connection with the October 2013 death of 43-year-old Mona Moynihan.

CASEYVILLE, Ill. (AP) - A southwestern Illinois police chief has been charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct and battery for his actions during a village board meeting. The Belleville News-Democrat reports Police Chief Jose Alvarez allegedly made threatening gestures and stalked about the room during a meeting of the Caseyville Village Board on February 19th.

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