Thursday 31st July 2014,
Michael Stone Online
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Gainesville Chamber Seeking Input on City’s Small-Biz Prospects

Gainesville’s city government is working with the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce to collect opinions from businesspeople and anyone else interested in how to better the local small-business climate. [...]

July 31, 2014 Business
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VIDEO: Swimming with Sharks in the Galapagos

It’s been some months since I had the opportunity to venture to the Galapagos Islands, but I’m still sifting through all the shots I took of this spectacular and unique place. One of the more special aspects for visitors is openly swimming with the [...]

July 27, 2014 Nature & Wildlife, Travel
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Grooveshark Bites on Using Bitcoin as Payment

Online music player Grooveshark started accepting Bitcoin this week, a move the company says obliges the growing demand for the virtual currency. [...]

July 24, 2014 Arts, Business, Music
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With More Projects in Works, New Tenants Head to Innovation Square in Gainesville

Trimark Properties seems to have its hands full of late as more tech pros look to take refuge in Innovation Square, the series of buildings being constructed and renovated between downtown and the University of Florida. [...]

July 24, 2014 Business, Tech
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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