Tag Archives: Chris Blair

Mobile Jail Cell Educates Public About Life In Jail

By on September 24th, 2014 | Last updated: September 30, 2014 at 12:52 pm

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office launched a program to educate the community about life in jail. A mobile jail cell called the “jail on wheels” shows the typical specifications of a jail cell and is housed in a standard utility trailer.

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Language on Medical Marijuana Amendment Fuels Debate

By on September 18th, 2014 | Last updated: September 18, 2014 at 9:28 am

The wording of Amendment 2 for the legalization of medical marijuana in Florida has sparked debate as the November vote approaches. John Morgan of Morgan & Morgan spoke at The Swamp Restaurant in support of the amendment.

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Bondi promises to continue fighting synthetic drugs

By on February 1st, 2013 | Last updated: February 5, 2013 at 1:41 pm

Attorney General Pam Bondi announced that she will continue her efforts in fighting synthetic drug creation and abuse. The drugs can cause complications in young adults, who are the most prominent users.

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Powder mailed to Marion County sheriff leads to emergency procedure

By on January 25th, 2013 | Last updated: January 25, 2013 at 5:06 pm

A suspicious package containing a unknown powder was sent to the Marion County Sheriff’s office, and contained a written threat to Sheriff Chris Blair. The powder is now being tested.

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Candidates for Marion County sheriff race tout different experiences

By on November 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 4:49 pm

About a month after former Republican candidate Dan Kuhn dropped out of the Marion County Sheriff’s race after a highly publicized sex scandal, his Republican replacement is getting ready to square off in the Nov. 6 election against Constitution Party candidate Bernie DeCastro.

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In the News: Colorado search, new US diplomat, Romney ahead, Obama in Miami

By on October 11th, 2012 | Last updated: October 11, 2012 at 3:58 pm

Police: Search Continues for Missing Colorado Girl – Colorado police are looking for a 10-year-old girl who disappeared during her walk to school. Police recently said they have found a body in a park, but have not disclosed if it [...]

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Marion County GOP selects new sheriff nominee

By on October 11th, 2012 | Last updated: October 25, 2012 at 4:26 pm

The Republican Party has selected Chris Blair as a the nominee for Marion County sheriff. Blair will replace Dan Kuhn on the ballot in this November’s election.

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Election wrap up

By on August 15th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:53 pm

One race from the Tuesday ballot may take a few days to resolve.  Longtime Congressman Cliff Stearns is going to have to depend on provisional and overseas ballots if he wants to continue his career in congress. Running in the [...]

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