Florida Today reports a rumor that President Barack Obama might visit the Space Coast this weekend.
Several Democrats said they had heard about the prospect of a visit Sunday, but did not want to be identified with the news because it has not been confirmed.
The Obama campaign would neither confirm nor deny that the president would be making a post-convention visit here. The campaign does have another campaign visit planned at St. Petersburg College on Saturday morning.
Still, word seemed to be leaking out about a potential visit, at least online. "An exciting week for Melbourne," tweeted one Twitter user who described herself as an Obama campaign volunteer. "Excited about the President Obama's visit this coming Sunday."
Well, it is the last weekend to see the orbiter Endeavour at Kennedy Space Center before it leaves for the California Science Center in Los Angeles ...