The Once & Future Kings

St. Pete Times chiefs have unchecked power over their company; they say they respect the risks

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While much could happen during those years to influence the choice, prudence requires that someone be named now in case Tash gets hit by the proverbial bus. Those arrangements were formalized the Friday before Barnes retired, but the name will not be disclosed.

Why not?

"I have my reasons," the unflinching Tash replied with a smile.

Planet editor Jim Harper can be reached at 813-739-4854 or at [email protected].

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