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In case you missed them, here were some of the top headlines from Florissant and Hazelwood Patch sites over the last few days:
Schnucks' CEO Issues Apology for Credit Card Breach: Scott Schnuck, chairman and CEO of Schnucks, issued a video apology on YouTube.
: Some Bridgeton residents are being offered a temporary housing alternative, while the community grows concerns about the landfill's odor.
New Hazelwood QuikTrip Now Open: It's supposed to be bigger and better. What's your take on the new store? Tell us if you've stopped by in the comments section.
Ferguson-Florissant Board Approves $5.7 Million in Capital Improvements: The board unanimously approves the allocation from the 2010 no-tax-increase bond issue.
Local Residents Testify at Senate Hearing on West Lake Landfill: West Lake Landfill is an Environmental Protection Agency Superfund Site. Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal is seeking to have it transferred to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. A hearing was held Wednesday morning to discuss the matter.
Popportunities Springs into Florissant Business Community: The newest business in town offers a touch of gourmet to a favorite snack.
: An organized movement of strikes began in St. Louis and is spreading across the region. Employees at McDonald's in North St. Louis County, and Jimmy John's took to the picket lines Wednesday.
Florissant Walmart Plans Enter Next Phase to Become Reality: THF Florissant is working to secure the proper permitting before the deal closes on the site.
Update: St. Louis Jimmy John's Workers Go On Strike: Employees at the Soulard sub shop walk off the job because they want respect and better pay. But, a manger at the Hazelwood location said it would not be affected.
Hazelwood Central Students Honored at NCCU Dinner: Students in the Hazelwood School District received recognition in academics, athletics and community service during the evening.
Garrett Elementary Educator Named One of Missouri’s Outstanding Beginning Teachers: The Missouri Association of Colleges for Teachers Education named William Livingston one of Missouri’s Outstanding Beginning Teachers. Livingston has taught fifth-grade math at Garrett Elementary School for two years.
Florissant Photographers Wins Top State Honors: One man has been named one of the 10 best professional photographers in the state.
: The company also closed four other locations: three in Florida and one in Missouri the same day the restaurant, located at St. Louis Outlet Mall, closed.