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Prosecutors dismiss child abuse charges against former Hillsborough Commissioner Brian Blair

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From The SPTimes: The Hillsborough State Attorney’s Office won’t prosecute Brian Blair on child abuse charges.

Blair was arrested on Father’s Day after a confrontation involving his two sons.

In a memorandum, Assistant State Attorney Rita Peters characterized the scuffle between Blair and his 17-year-old son Brett as “discipline,” given the history between the two.

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including,,, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.

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