If you are a fan of wine, particularly European wines, from France, Italy or Germany, you can be proud of the role Missouri plays in creating that wine.
Ever since the mid-1800s roots from Missouri grapes have been grafted on to European varieties, because of their natural resistance to certain pests.
Updated with reactions from students and faculty, added video May 7
James Dreas, a senior studying aerospace engineering, was hustling to get to church on Sunday morning.
He said he’s not up on all the details, but the way things went down doesn’t sit well with him.
“It’s kind of a shame he had to leave, if he didn’t want to, that is,” Dreas said.
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