The door swings open to the production floor of Bissinger’s new candy factory on the St. Louis riverfront, and . . . oh, my . . . CHOCOLATE. “You can feel the smell when you walk through the door, right? It surrounds you?” That’s chief chocolatier Dave Owens, who pauses to let his suddenly-distracted visitors breathe deep and savor the moment. Wafting through the air is the sweet, rich aroma of melted chocolate that’s being formed into bars and Easter bunnies and poured over molasses puffs...
St. Louis on the Air
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The Missouri National Guard reports it has diversified its ranks by 25 percent over the last year, even as some law enforcement agencies around the state have struggled to do so.
The Missouri Charter School Association has hired St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay’s top education adviser as its first-ever executive director. Robbyn Wahby has worked with the mayor’s office on school reform policy since 2001, when charter schools first started taking root in the city. She will start her new job in early May.