Tag Archives: jail

Inmates will receive kosher meals in Florida jails

By on January 15th, 2013 | Last updated: January 16, 2013 at 6:19 pm

The state will resume the practice of providing religious inmates with kosher meals after more than five years without the option.

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How kids are treated in Florida jails

By on June 7th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 2:57 pm

The standards for juveniles in Florida’s county jails are  causing some concern. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Ashley Goodus reports, how underage offenders in jail are treated will be reviewed this summer.

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Marion County inmates learn special agricultural skills at UF’s Plant Science Center

By on May 16th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:35 am

On Tuesday hundreds gathered for a dedication ceremony for the University of Florida’s Frank Stronach Plant Science Center near Citra.  The facility is home to the Institute of Food and Agricultural Science’s research operations for everything from fruit and vegetables […]

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Marion inmate dies

By on May 8th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:39 pm

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has taken over the death investigation of a Marion County Jail inmate who died late Monday.  The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says 37 year old Frederick Charles Kimball tried to kill himself around five […]

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