Marion K. Poynter Withdraws Lawsuit Against Times Publishing Co.

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As reported by the Tampa Bay Times, Marion K. Poynter's trust filed a lawsuit against her late husband's (Nelson Poynter) former newspaper company, Times Publishing Co., claiming it was owed millions of dollars. The claim was filed in the U.S. District Court in Virginia in December 2018 and sought $7.8 million plus interest. The St. Petersburg Times (now The Tampa Bay Times) had been in the Poynter family since 1912 and the trust was established in 1990 when the company warded off a potential takeover. Times Publishing Co. granted a note to the...

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