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Buzz about $9 cut will keep Crist's barber busy

Published April 25, 2007

Carl Troup, left, with Gov. Crist.

You could call him a tonsorial consultant, but Carl Troup, the St. Petersburg man who cuts Gov. Charlie Crist's hair, prefers a simpler title: barber. Yet Troup (pronounced troop) can be found under the phone listing Northeast Pyramid.

Still, after the St. Petersburg Times contrasted John Edwards' haircut with the $9 Troup charges Crist, his phone started ringing.

"I've got about six new customers today already," Troup said.

[Last modified April 25, 2007, 08:30:19]

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