Eclipse Impact

8/17/2017

Couple uses Airbnb to provide extra lodging for the eclipse

Couple uses Airbnb to provide extra lodging for the eclipse

Posted 7:47 PM 8/17/2017 by Michael Rizzo, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Hotels in Columbia are already over 95 percent full for the upcoming eclipse weekend. 

Megan McConachie, Strategic Communications Manager for the Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau, said Columbia will see a major increase in people.

"We’re kind of saying (More)

8/16/2017

William Woods campus closed to general public on solar eclipse day

William Woods campus closed to general public on solar eclipse day

Posted 10:06 AM 8/16/2017 by Kristen Reesor, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

FULTON - The President of William Woods University announced Wednesday that the university's main campus in Fulton will be closed to the general public on Monday. Aug. 21 is the first day of fall semester classes and coincides with widespread viewings of the solar eclipse. The eclipse is (More)

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