Celine Dion breaks down, reveals husband’s throat cancer struggle: ‘He can’t eat so I feed him’

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From The Daily Mirror: “The singer, [a Jupiter Island homeowner] who will return to her Las Vegas residency later this year, has been off to look after her husband René Angélil. ‘He can’t eat so I feed him,’ she said. ‘He’s got a feeding tube. I have to feed him three times a day. … Click here to read more

Obama’s Sunday foursome: Halliburton director, Houston Astros owner, Boston Celtics investor

Martin County Sheriff's vehicles are seen outside the entrance of Palm City's Floridian National Golf Club. (Source: US News & World Report)

From US News & World Report: “Obama was joined for Sunday golf by Jim Crane, Floridian owner who also owns the Houston Astros. Also in the foursome was Milton Carroll, on the board of directors of Halliburton, the oil company closely associated with former Republican Vice President Dick Cheney. Private equity investor Glenn Hutchins rounded out the president’s group … Click here to read more

TCPalm: Governor appoints three to Florida Development Finance Corp.

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“Gov. Rick Scott on Friday announced three appointments to the Florida Development Finance Corp. The quasi-governmental agency in August agreed to issue $1.75 billion in tax-free bonds to All Aboard Florida, but later discovered that its board members’ terms had expired … Click here to read more

Obama in Palm City: President golfs with Mourning

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The Palm Beach Post on the President’s visit to Palm City: “President Barack Obama will take to the par-71 course at Floridian National Golf Club on Saturday afternoon with former Miami Heat great Alonzo Mourning, pool reports say. Also playing with Obama on Saturday are broadcaster Ahmad Rashad, a former NFL Wide receiver, and Cy Walker, an attorney and a close friend of the president. … Click here to read more

Census: Florida city tops list of fastest-growing areas

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From The Associated Press: “New figures released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau showed Florida was home to six of the nation’s 20 fastest-growing metro areas from July 1, 2013, to July 1, 2014. The driving force behind it being home to many of the nation’s fastest-growing cities has been the return of hospitality, trade and construction jobs. … Click here to read more

Where President Obama will be playing: About Palm City’s Floridian National Golf Club

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In 2010, Houston businessman, Jim Crane, purchased Floridian from H. Wayne Huizenga and quickly turned the spectacular property into one of the nation’s premier golf clubs. Renovations began in Spring of 2011 … Click here to read more

WPEC video: Congressman Patrick Murphy is running for US Senate

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“Congressman Patrick Murphy made it official on Monday morning. He is running for Marco Rubio’s US Senate seat in 2016. The Treasure Coast Democrat released this statement: ‘I’m a CPA and small businessman – not a career politician – who saw the dysfunction in Washington and decided to do something about it … Click here to read more

President Obama expected to stay at Palm City’s Floridian Golf Club this weekend

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President Obama will be vacationing in South Florida this weekend, sources have confirmed for WPBF 25 News. The White House has not confirmed the trip, but the president is expected to stay at the Floridian National Golf Club in Palm City. The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a Temporary Flight Restriction for the Palm City area for Saturday and Sunday.The TFR is for at least a 10-mile radius, a size usually reserved … Click here to read more

MCSO: JB High School student duped other boys into sending nude photos

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From WPBF: “A male student at Jensen Beach High School pretended to be a girl on a popular cellphone app to entice other boys at school to send him nude photos, according to the Martin County Sheriff’s Office. The allegations surfaced after a boy told his parents that the leader of a school club … Click here to read more

‘No’ vote on customs facility shows confidence of Martin Commission

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From The Palm Beach Post’s award-winning blogger, Sally Swartz: “A controversial $1.6 million customs facility business owners wanted Martin County to build and operate at Witham Field is dead. On Tuesday, Commissioner Anne Scott, once again the swing vote on an issue … Click here to read more

Workshops and Consent Agenda Creep in Tuesday’s Board of County Commission meeting

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“When commissioners warn residents of impending disaster due to financial inability to repair or replace failing infrastructure, shouldn’t that warning be accompanied by an explanation of why $46 million is being held in a rainy day fund while taxpayers are being soaked?” Civic activist and renowned local attorney Virginia Sherlock poses that question and several others regarding Tuesday’s BOCC meeting … Click here to read more