Tuesday 22nd July 2014,
Michael Stone Online
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Growers Hope to Develop Olive Trees that Flourish in Florida

Graphic credit: Florida Olive Council [...]

July 21, 2014 Business, Nature & Wildlife
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VIDEO: No Flying for the Deep-Diving Flightless Cormorant

Endemism in the Galapagos has brought the world some pretty cool creatures. Iguanas that can shrink their bone size when food’s scare. A tropical penguin. And a blue-eyed bird with scrappy, unusable wings. The flightless cormorant (Phalacrocorax harrisi), a Vulnerable species, [...]

July 16, 2014 Nature & Wildlife, Travel

How to Become a Journalist: 5 Big Steps to Starting, and Skyrocketing, a Career

__ The image of a writer: a moneyless starver, compiling newspaper obits just for crackers and bill appeasement, toiling at barrel’s bottom with all the traveling musicians and junkyard painters. Though I doubt you’ve met an alleged writer in such dire [...]

July 10, 2014 Journalism/Communications
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Uber Taxi Service Looks to Gainesville

A mobile-application taxicab service that has drawn scrutiny elsewhere in Florida for allegedly not following the law – even leading to the impounding of drivers’ cars – is considering a Gainesville expansion. [...]

July 10, 2014 Business, Tech, Travel
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Truck Stop with McDonald’s to Replace Cracker Boys’ in Hawthorne

A Love’s truck stop and convenience store is set to replace the closed Cracker Boys’ Country Café on U.S. 301 in Hawthorne. [...]

July 2, 2014 Business, Travel
Wildlife Catalog

Wildlife Catalog: Dozens of Unique Critters

It took me a while, but I finally got all the mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and arthropods moved over from my old site. [...]

July 1, 2014 Nature & Wildlife, Photo