The ridiculousness of Judy Genshaft & Chris Steinocher extolling "regionalism" virtues of St. Pete Times' name change

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Among the “community leaders” St. Petersburg Times publisher Paul Tash lined up (obviously in advance) to vouch for his plan to change the name of the newspaper to the “Tampa Bay Times” are University of South Florida Judy Genshaft and St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce executive director

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