Monthly Archives: December 2013

Gift triples U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy's personal wealth

The month before he took office, U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy boosted his personal wealth with $1 million to $5 million in family company stock from his construction executive father, according to federal financial disclosures. Current Subscribers – Activate Now Already … Continue reading

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Two raccoons that attacked dogs in West Palm Beach and Jupiter Farms had rabies, health department says

Advice on preventing rabies • Keep rabies vaccinations up to date for all pets. • Keep your pets under direct supervision so they do not come in contact with wild animals. If your pet is bitten by a wild animal, … Continue reading

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Rabid raccoons attack PBC dogs

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. – Two raccoons that attacked dogs in West Palm Beach and Jupiter Farms last week were confirmed positive for rabies, the Florida Department of Health said in a news release Monday. Officials said a third raccoon … Continue reading

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Dolphin genetic study provides revelations

The old saying goes: “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” Well, the same could be said about bottlenose dolphins. Bottlenose dolphins are the most common and well-known of their kind – famous in TV and movies. And while one bottlenose dolphin … Continue reading

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Family pleas for help on murder anniversary

Story by Chuck Weber/CBS 12 JUPITER, Fl. — Parents of a murdered Jupiter woman made a plea on Friday, for the public’s assistance solving their daughter’s murder. For the first time, Catherine and Frank Lombardo visited the spot where their … Continue reading

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Martin County Community Calendar, updated Dec. 29

NEW LISTINGS Fun Day Camps: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 30, Jan. 2, 3. Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast, 1707 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. Ages: 5-12. $20-$35. Register: 772-225-7575; www.childrensmuseumtc.org. Commercial Landscape Maintenance Training: Workshop provides participants with … Continue reading

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Florida about to pass New York in population — moving into the top 3 states

Evidently not hurt much by news about the Stand Your Ground law and giant pythons in the Everglades, the Sunshine State is on a tear to pass the Empire State among the most populous states, according to The New York … Continue reading

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Wave of sand projects to bolster county beaches

Dredge boats are expected to start pumping about $6 million in new sand — enough to fill about 13,000 dump trucks — onto north county beaches next month. About one-third of the 230,000 cubic yards of sand is scheduled to … Continue reading

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9 people reported injured when boat hits sandbar in Jupiter; 2 hospitalized

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — No tickets matched all four numbers plus the Mega Ball in the Mega Money game, so the jackpot has rolled over to $800,000, Florida Lottery officials said Saturday. Article source: http://cbs12.com/news/top-stories/stories/9-people-reported-injured-boat-hits-sandbar-jupiter-2-hospitalized-12154.shtml

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Wave of sand projectsto bolster county beaches

Dredge boats are expected to start pumping about $6 million in new sand — enough to fill about 13,000 dump trucks — onto north county beaches next month. About one-third of the 230,000 cubic yards of sand is scheduled to … Continue reading

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