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Lynda.com Names Chief Revenue Officer, Opens San Francisco Office

Carpinteria-based Lynda.com said this morning that it has named a new Chief Revenue Officer, Andrew Wait, and opened up a new office in the San Francisco area.

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Related Topix: Blurb, Startups

Mon Aug 18, 2014

USA Today

TV shows mine celebrities' ancestry for big reveals

Anderson Cooper's ancestor owned 12 slaves. Sally Field is descended from the man who founded Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Who Do You Think You Are?, African American Lives, Emmy Awards

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Witches and Ireland and Bears, Oh My! -- Ancestry.com Celebrates 75th ...

Ancestry has also linked Emerald City creator L. Frank Baum and other actors from the cinematic classic to the Emerald Isle.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Family, The Wizard of Oz, Adventure, Musical Movies, Margaret Hamilton, Salem, MA

Nashoba Publishing Online

Who am I?

Genealogy is sort of like a black hole. The more you find out about your ancestors, the less you know.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Libraries

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WPTE-FM Virginia Beach

Who Does Valerie Bertinelli Think She Is?

TLC has some interesting series, not the least of which is Who Do You Think You Are? where researchers take a look into the pasts of famous people.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Family Tree Magazine

Listen to the August episode

Sign up for our e-newsletter full of genealogy research tips, resources and news, and we'll give you a free, decorative family tree form PDF.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Genealogy

Tue Aug 12, 2014

MacLife

Review: Family Tree Maker for Mac 3

The family-history market has shifted in the two years since Family Tree Maker for Mac 2 was released.

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Related Topix: Social Software

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Manhattan Mercury

Rocky Horror,' genealogy class and more

The Manhattan Arts Center presents "The Rocky Horror Show," 2 p.m. Also 10 p.m. Friday, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Gospel

Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Confederate soldier buried in Norfolk finally gets headstone

Annabelle Xanthos, great-great-great-granddaughter of Pvt. Samuel Dawson Bell, reads a poem during a wreath-laying ceremony for a new headstone for Pvt.

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Related Topix: Norfolk, VA, Virginia, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Virginia Beach, VA, Veteran Affairs

Fri Aug 08, 2014

VentureBeat

Survey: Coding bootcamps actually work. For the graduates, at least

Check out this article! http://venturebeat.com/2014/08/08/survey-coding-bootcamps-actually-work-for-the-graduates-at-least/ Bootcamp school-finder Course Report commissioned a survey of 432 bootcamp graduates and found that the average salary of those who enrolled in such bootcamps increased 44 percent and full-time employment jumped 26 percent [ ... (more)

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Scotts Valley Banner

Datebook

F, Scotts Valley 95066. Deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday. Entries are subject to editing, and publication is not guaranteed.

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Related Topix: Scotts Valley, CA, Felton, CA, Libraries, Home Gardening, Home

Examiner.com

The 1800 United States Census

The second United States Census was taken in 1800. It took nine months to compile beginning on August 4, 1800.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Genealogy

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Switched

Genealogy: Tips for When You're Stuck in the 19th Century

My story is not different from thousands of yours. Srul Avram Yisroel Kvar lived in a town called L'Viv somewhere in the Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Genealogy

Suwanee Democrat

72-year-old Live Oak woman meets brother for the first time

Live Oak resident Sandi Pauly lived over 70 years of her life as an only child. However, little did she know that a little research to learn more about her father would lead to the discovery of a sibling residing in Michigan.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, NE

USA Today

Rachel McAdams' ancestor had 'very Downton Abbey' life

Rachel McAdams' ancestor had 'very Downton Abbey' life Actress and sister appear on episode of 'Who Do You Think You Are?' Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1nsOyVM Rachel and Kayleen McAdams meet a historian in Ottawa to learn about the life of a Loyalist during the American Revolution.

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Related Topix: Who Do You Think You Are?, Entertainment, Television

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Answer Man: Get a DNA kit to confirm if you are related to someone

While doing a genealogy search, I may have stumbled upon a cousin I did not know about.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, St Clair County, IL

Freshnews

AboutOne Appoints Paul B. Allen to Board of Directors

AboutOne , the world's only family and household management platform and the smart, powerful solution for managing family memories and household information, today announced the appointment of Paul B. Allen to the company's Board of Directors.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Science / Technology, Internet

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Hispanic Business

Forest City residents celebrate 150 years

Borough residents gathered Saturday to celebrate the 150th anniversary of a small community where, as they put it, everybody knows everybody.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Scotts Valley Banner

Datebook

F, Scotts Valley 95066. Deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday. Entries are subject to editing, and publication is not guaranteed.

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Related Topix: Scotts Valley, CA, Felton, CA, Libraries, Home Gardening, Home

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WSYR-AM Syracuse

Where I Got My Red Whiskers

About a month ago I spit in a tube and mailed it to Ancestry.com, hoping to learn my genetic genealogy.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Westchester County, NY, Steuben County, NY, Pulteney, NY, Allegany County, NY

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