Howard Saltz was once among the most powerful figures at the Denver Post, serving as deputy business editor, deputy managing editor and DenverPost.com editor before becoming a veep at MediaNews Group, its parent company. More recently, he's been named editor of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. But there's one story that paper hasn't rushed to cover since his hiring: Saltz's decision to walk away from at least $3 million in debt. Rich Abdill of our sister paper, the Broward-Palm Beach New Times, has the whole story. Click to read "Former Denver Post manager Howard Saltz bailed on millions in debts."
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