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Michael Stone Online
  • My 9/11 Recollections

    They aren’t anything impactful or otherwise of importance, but here they are. In ninth grade at Boyd Buchanan in Chattanooga. At far side of school’s relatively new high school building, coming from biology and rounding

  • Russell Pickett, Last of Omaha Beach’s ‘Suicide Wave,’ Dies at 95

    Russell Pickett, the last known survivor of the Company A “suicide wave” at Omaha Beach on D-Day, passed away on Aug. 2 at age 95. I’ll be forever grateful to Pickett for welcoming me into

  • Florida Shorebirds See Breeding Bump After Hurricane Michael

    In October 2018, Hurricane Michael and its Category 5 winds inflicted tremendous destruction to Florida, causing an estimated $18.4 billion in damage and an eventual 50 deaths in the state. More than a year later,

  • Remembering World War II Veteran Bob Gasche

    In 2016, Bob Gasche joked about besting fellow World War II veteran and former President George H.W. Bush. They had both went skydiving in old age, “but he was on his 90th birthday,” Gasche told

Germany Day 3: Berliner Dom, Largest Mercedes Showroom

Weather canceled our walking tour through Berlin, but we still managed to get to the Berliner Dom, the world’s largest Mercedes-Benz showroom and cylindrical fish tank, a bike race that closed many of the city’s streets, and some other sites. [...]

May 21, 2014 Travel & Culture

Megabus Adds New Orleans, Other Routes from Gainesville

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May 20, 2014 Business, Travel & Culture

Germany Day 2: Berliners Rally for Gay Pride, Rights

Today started with a bike tour around Berlin through Fat Tire Bike Tours, based at the foot of the mammoth TV Tower in the Alexanderplatz square. Getting some type of tour—bus, bike or foot—when you first enter a city is [...]

May 17, 2014 Uncategorized

Germany Day 1: Berlin Wall, Oldest Beer Garden

Welcome to Berlin, Germany! I arrived about 5:30 a.m. on Friday (1:30 a.m. U.S. east coast time) and will be spending some time here this summer for a graduate photography class with Dr. John Freeman from the University of Florida, [...]

May 16, 2014 Travel & Culture

VIDEO: How to Extract Sound from Video and Produce Audio News in Garage Band

I made this tutorial for the online class, Multimedia Reporting, I teach at the University of Florida. Hope you find it useful! [...]

May 14, 2014 Tech

BLAB-TV Coming to Gainesville, Florida

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May 13, 2014 Business, Tech