Monday 02nd March 2015,
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Still in Debt, Gator Stompin’ Pushes on with ‘Contained’ Budget

GatorStompin.com — The debt owed to restaurants, bars, contractors and others following last year’s Gator Stompin’ event has been chopped to roughly half — or about $65,000 from an amount [Read More]

February 20, 2015 Business, Music & Arts, Travel & Culture
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The Last Public Swastikas in Berlin (video and photos)

— During my trip to Berlin last year, I asked our tour guide, a university researcher in Nazi history, if there are any public displays of swastikas left in Berlin. Sure [Read More]

February 18, 2015 History, Photo, Travel & Culture
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How to Make Money on YouTube — My First $100

Keep up with the latest by subscribing to the free newsletter, adding Michael on LinkedIn and following him on Twitter. [Read More]

February 11, 2015 Business, Journalism/Communications, Photo, Tech
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Kurt Vonnegut Quotes: My Top 5 Excerpts from Slaughterhouse Five

— After tackling Cat’s Cradle and Breakfast of Champions, the next clear Vonnegut choice was his magnum opus, Slaughterhouse Five. The story centers around Billy Pilgram, a chaplain’s assistant in [Read More]

January 30, 2015 History, Music & Arts
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Gainesville’s Warrior Institute Raising Money for Vets Through New Coffee Shop

— A Gainesville nonprofit that provides outdoor excursions for area veterans is settling in to the new location of its coffee shop, a move made to increase the organization’s visibility [Read More]

January 28, 2015 Business
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The Real Slaughterhouse Five (in photos)

A G.I. taken prisoner in the Battle of the Bulge, Kurt Vonnegut was held by the Germans in Schlachthof Fünf, or Slaughterhouse Five, an actual slaughterhouse in the eastern German city [Read More]

January 8, 2015 History, Photo, Travel & Culture
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My New Year’s Resolutions….from When I Was 5

Being home at the ‘rents house for the holidays is an annual immersion in nostalgia. Childhood photos on the walls. Boxes of preteen clothes in the closet. Maybe your old [Read More]

January 1, 2015 History, Reflections
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New Gainesville Web Company Hits $1M in Profits

As classrooms continue to move from traditional to virtual, one new Gainesville online company is making waves by reporting more than $1 million in profits in its first year. Under [Read More]

December 31, 2014 Business, Tech