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ST. CHARLES, MO (AP) – A Texas man faces second-degree assault charges after allegedly striking a bicyclist while driving drunk.
 
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 47-year-old David E. Walker of Plano is accused of hitting 39-year-old cyclist Jeffrey Weckerherlin Wednesday evening on Missouri Highway 94.
 
The Missouri Highway Patrol says Weckerherlin suffered moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to a local hospital.
 
Walker was jailed on a $50,000 cash-only bond. The assault charge incorporates his operation a motor vehicle while intoxicated, resulting in injury.

Rauner skips GOP event over pastor's comments

Thursday, 24 April 2014 13:44 Published in Local News
MOLINE, Ill. (AP) - GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner (ROW'-nur) isn't attending a Republican dinner in Moline because he says he disagrees with past statements from a pastor asked to speak at the event.
 
The Moline Dispatch Rauner was to attend Thursday's Rock Island County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner where the Rev. Donald Johnson of Rock Island's Destiny Baptist Church is speaking.
 
Rauner told The Associated Press Thursday he "strongly strongly" disagrees with Johnson's comments. He wouldn't elaborate.
 
The Dispatch reports Johnson's books accuse President Barack Obama of "anti-Biblical" actions and that he "homosexualized the military."
 
Johnson was taken off the program then added back.
 
He declined comment to the newspaper. Calls to his church went unanswered.
 
 County GOP chairman Bill Bloom says Johnson's social conservative message made Rauner's campaign "nervous."
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 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.
 
The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that a judge in early March ruled that the federal agency lacks the authority to enforce such a ban. The FAA has appealed that ruling to the National Transportation Safety Board.
 
Mizzou students in the one-credit drone journalism class fly the devices indoors while the ban on outdoor use remains. The FAA has said it expects to issue revised rules on commercial drone use by next year.

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