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29 min ago | SILive.com

Staten Island Jewish organizations show support for Israeli soldiers

The following is a roundup of Jewish events taking place on Staten Island. For more information on upcoming Jewish community events, Shabbat services and Torah classes, visit the Council of Jewish Organizations' website at www.cojosi.com .

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4 hrs ago | ABC News

World War I photo: Researchers strive to identify Diggers

It is one of the most memorable Anzac photos of World War I, depicting about 700 soldiers of Western Australia's 11 Battalion on the Cheops Pyramid at Giza, in Egypt in January 1915.

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6 hrs ago | The Independent

BBC's The Secret History of Our Streets reveals a fascinating window into Britain's past

The stylishly shot series, which returns with three films looking at Scottish streets, is the inverse of Benefits Street - delivering warmth instead of cynicism Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

How much of your DNA is shared with other living creatures?

A scientist claims he has a found a way of tracing where our DNA was formed, over 1000 years ago.

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9 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

Carnegie Mellon's Scott Sandage Helps "Modern...

Sandage, associate professor of history in CMU's Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences , is a cultural historian who specializes in 19th century and the changing aspects of American identity.

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14 hrs ago | ABC News

Cynthia Nixon Shocked to Learn Ancestor Was Axe Murderer

The "Sex And The City" star discovered that her great-great-great grandmother, Martha Curnutt, killed her abusive husband, Noah Casto, with an axe in 1840s Missouri.

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16 hrs ago | This is Bath

Taunton Somerset Military Museum to have First World War Victory...

A First World War Victory medal, found in a field in the 1950s, is to be donated to the Somerset Military Museum in Taunton.

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19 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

Nas Discovers His Ancestors Were Sold As Slaves

Rapper Nas was shocked to discover his ancestors were sold as slaves in 1859 during his appearance on a genealogy Tv show.

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20 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

Hollywood star Ricky Gervais has links to county - Fact

A GENEALOGIST with a keen interest in celebrity family trees has traced the ancestors of one of the nation's most famous comedy performers to an area of rural Dorset.

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23 hrs ago | Reuters

Disenchanted with Putin, some Russians vote with their feet

Most of Vladimir Paley's clients want him to dig up their family history with one goal in mind: making a case to obtain foreign citizenship and leave Russia.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Switched

It's Entirely Possible That Your Spouse Is Also Your Cousin

A.J. Jacobs, an author and Esquire Editor at Large, joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss this potentially uncomfortable scenario.

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Access Hollywood

Dan Bucatinsky

Dan Bucatinsky is no longer on "Scandal" after his character, James Novak, was murdered, but the actor is still in touch with his former co-stars, including former gladiator Columbus Short.

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The Mount Pleasant Daily Voice

Barbella Memoir Highlights Growing Up In Tarrytown

Six months after publishing his family memoir "22 Cottage Place" -- a book about his family and growing up in Tarrytown -- Peter Barbella Jr. is already working on the sequel.

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Related Topix: Tarrytown, NY, Elmsford, NY, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, Life, Hobbies

Steuben Courier

Lisa Kudrow Tracks Down a New Season of TLC's Who Do You Think You Are?

What's new? What's hot? What's next? TLC's celebrity genealogy show Who Do You Think You Are? doesn't give a hoot about the zeitgeist - certainly not when the past is so damn dramatic! Executive producer Lisa Kudrow gives the scoop on the new season , kicking off tonight with a former Sex and the City star making a horrifying discovery.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Athens-Clarke library to host genealogy workshop

The Athens-Clarke County Library's Heritage Room will host a workshop 6-8 p.m. Tuesday to teach patrons how to use FamilySearch, the world's largest repository of free genealogical records.

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Softpedia

Excel Family Tree Chart Template Software 7.0

Family trees are comprised of all of your direct ancestors, such as your parents, grandparents and so on.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bombala Times

Libraries put family history on display

TO mark the centenary of Australia's involvement in World War 1, Monaro Regional Librar-ies and local family history volunteers will hold a special photographic exhibition at Bombala Library during Family History Month in August.

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Whitefish Bay

class ring returns home from Japan

What he found buried under the sand that April afternoon opened a gateway to an experience lived more than 70 years ago from 6,000 miles away, in a place he had never heard of called Whitefish Bay.

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Cousinconnect.com

Genealogy Query - COLLETTE : MURPHY : TRAINOR

I am searching for any information about, birth mother, Father, or Siblings only information I have currently is about birth mother.

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BBC News

'Cock-up' over Irish genealogy site

Sensitive information about living individuals, such as birth dates and maiden names, was available on Irishgenealogy.ie site until last week.

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