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Benezet Realty CEO talks Stover plant deal, future of Montrose’s Western Slope Food and Innovation Center | Local News StoriesBenezet Realty CEO talks Stover plant deal, future of Montrose’s Western Slope Food and Innovation Center | Local News Stories

Last August, Mitchell Bennett, CEO of Benezet Realty Partners, a real estate investment company focused on food logistics, storage and production solutions, was in Montrose, working with local producers on the Western Slope through a USDA grant.

Bennett was already a fan of the area and its proximity to other regional towns, as well as the growing community. While in Montrose, the Russell Stover manufacturing facility was up for sale.

The company hadn’t before come close to completing an acquisition of that size — purchasing a 278,400-square-foot facility. But as Bennett continued to work with local producers, his conversations with

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Richard Robinson, longtime Scholastic CEO, dead at 84Richard Robinson, longtime Scholastic CEO, dead at 84

NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Robinson, who as the longtime head of Scholastic Inc. shaped the reading habits of millions of young readers through such bestsellers as J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” novels and through a wide range of educational materials, reading clubs and book fairs, has died. He was 84.

The children’s publishing giant announced that Robinson died Saturday, but did not immediately provide a cause. He had been in excellent health, according to the publisher.

“We are deeply saddened by the sudden passing of Dick Robinson,” Scholastic’s board of directors said in a statement. “Dick was a true visionary

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