Saturday 01st August 2015,
Michael Stone Online
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From support role, vet saw joys and horrors of World War II

— Bob Overton and three other members of the 217th Military Police Company settle down for the night in a hotel lounge just over the German border. Behind them: the 10-months-long trail of bloodshed that [Read More]

July 9, 2015 History, Journalism/Communications
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Best Everglades boat tour? The one where dolphins chase you

— The highlight of my family trip to the Everglades and Florida Keys in May had to be the Atlantic bottlenose dolphins chasing our boat in the waters around the [Read More]

July 7, 2015 Nature & Wildlife, Travel & Culture
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Adobe Media Encoder ‘Not Currently Encoding': How to fix Adobe Media Encoder

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June 30, 2015 Journalism/Communications, Tech

10 Essential Steps for Applying to Grad School

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June 22, 2015 Reflections
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Nazi death train at Farsleben: ‘They were next to skeletons’ (WWII oral history)

Frank Towers, a 97-year-old World War II veteran and one of the main subjects in my “Christmas at War” story from last year, witnessed two major but largely untold events [Read More]

June 7, 2015 History, Journalism/Communications

New species added: Galapagos brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis urinator)

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May 24, 2015 Nature & Wildlife, Photo, Travel & Culture
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Michigan State launches medical exchange with Mexico — In January, representatives from Michigan State University and its longtime partner in hospital education, Sparrow Health System, landed in Merida, the capital of the Mexican state of Yucatan. [Read More]

May 21, 2015 Journalism/Communications, Travel & Culture
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Saving Florida’s Water: As struggles deepen, opportunities abound to ensure future for our rivers and springs

— When Getzen Fowler started working maintenance at Poe Springs in 1951 for 23 cents an hour, it was vastly different than today. The park, then privately owned, had a [Read More]

May 5, 2015 Journalism/Communications, Nature & Wildlife, Photo, Travel & Culture