Taylor Kinnerup

Taylor Kinnerup is a undergraduate student at the University of Missouri, set to graduate in December 2017 with a degree in radio broadcast. Over the past five years, Taylor has worked at four different news station, including an international reporting internship in Brussels, Belgium. She has held various positions in different news rooms but hopes to pursue a career in producing.

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri mother has donated nearly eight gallons of breast milk to the victims of flooding in Texas.

KMOV-TV reports that Danielle Palmer, of Owensville, had a freezer full of milk because her youngest son, Truett, was born with a congenital heart defect and was unable to take her milk for much of his life. Most of his nutrition came through an IV.

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The University of Missouri campus may be opening its doors to families of students affected by Hurricane Harvey, according to an email sent by university officials Monday.

The email sent by Chancellor Alexander Cartwright and Provost Garnett Stokes said families in need of temporary housing may contact Residential Life’s Guest Housing.

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Francis Quadrangle, home of the famous University of Missouri columns, was a popular place for people to gather to watch the 2017 solar eclipse in mid-Missouri.

Thousands were expected to flock to Columbia and Jefferson City to view the two-minute-long total eclipse of the sun.

MU parents, alumni and students brought food, blankets and protective glasses to the quad to watch the event.

Drew Zarbuck said he and his wife drive down from Chicago to be with their children, who attend the university. The family got there around 10 a.m.