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  1. Roots & Branches: Tracing and extending - umbilical lines' of mtDNARead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Altoona Mirror

    ... Day post, I wanted to get the birth and death years right and didn't quite remember them for Sybilla. So I went on Ancestry.com for her death certificate, and that led me down an intriguing rabbit hole. Of course, there will be some verification and ...

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  2. Dyson Column: a few drops of spit can solve puzzle of our pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Fredericksburg.com

    IF WE thought the internet took us everywhere on the information superhighway, just wait and see where a few drops of spit will lead. Almost everywhere I turn, I'm hearing about people who sent off saliva in a bottle to one of those ancestry sites, hoping to fill in some pieces of their past.

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  3. Mendocino Countya s heritage: Skeins of historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Ukiah Daily Journal

    ... of the members of the Ladies Aid Society was Mrs. D. L. Brayton. In looking up Brayton, both in our database and on Ancestry.com, it is learned that Mr. D. L. Brayton was a friend of the Ford family of Mendocino and later of Oakland. Durlin Lee ...

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  4. Man finds birth father with help from Japanese birth motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 19 | The Daily News-Record

    ... military bases. But a couple years ago, curious about his Caucasian half, Hollywood had his DNA tested with an Ancestry.com kit. The results were clear: Half his ancestors were from East Asia, and the rest from Ireland, Spain and other parts of ...

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  5. The library is about community and connectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | Capital Weekly

    ... by staff to track down a friend in Rockland she hadn't seen in 50 years; patrons explore library resources such as Ancestry.com, to trace their family tree or find relatives they knew nothing about; even news reporters use the microfilm to write a ...

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  6. Investigation complete - The Sheriffs of Kane County a successRead the original story

    Thursday May 17 | Southern Utah News

    ... commission minutes, having direct interviews with family members, as well as researching the former sheriffs on Ancestry.com and Familysearch.org. "I primarily did it while at work, but there were times during the project I'd end up going much ...

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  7. Daughter finds father in Louisville after 40-year searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | WHAS11

    ... me," Cornett said. Cornett said she has been looking for her father for more than four decades. She signed up for Ancestry.com two years ago, hoping to find answers. She said she found many distant cousins but did not find anything that would lead ...

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  8. Skinny Jeans Inventor Claims QVC Stole Her DesignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Phillymag.com

    ... represented the premium denim line Joe's Jeans and these days counts the New York Times , Martha Stewart, Ancestry.com, and GrubHub among his clients. "Someone makes a chip that looks like a Dorito. Well, Dorito would have a difficult time alleging ...

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  9. Eligibility for Hawaiian school not based on web DNA testRead the original story

    Wednesday May 16 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Q uestion : Will Kamehameha Schools accept a DNA test as proof of Hawaiian heritage for admission to its programs? I mean like from Ancestry.com ? My mom's test came back "Polynesian," but we don't have all the paperwork.

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  10. His Japanese birth mother gave him a slip of paper with his...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | SFGate

    ... military bases. But a couple years ago, curious about his Caucasian half, Hollywood had his DNA tested with an Ancestry.com kit. The results were clear: Half his ancestors were from East Asia, and the rest from Ireland, Spain and other parts of ...

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  11. Air Force vet's Japanese birth mother gave him a slip of paper with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Stars and Stripes

    ... military bases. But a couple years ago, curious about his Caucasian half, Hollywood had his DNA tested with an Ancestry.com kit. The results were clear: Half his ancestors were from East Asia, and the rest from Ireland, Spain and other parts of ...

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  12. 23andMe Files Lawsuit Against Ancestry.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | Family Tree Magazine

    Here's what you need to know. On Friday, May 11, 2018, 23andMe hit genealogy rival Ancestry.com with a false advertising and patent infringement lawsuit in California federal court.

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  13. The Business Leadership Podcast: Michael Katchen, CEO of WealthsimpleRead the original story

    Monday May 14 | ITWorld Canada

    Michael Katchen is the CEO and co-founder of Wealthsimple, a leading online investing service operating in Canada, United States, and the United Kingdom. Before starting Wealthsimple, he worked at a YC-backed startup called 1000memories, and we sold the business to Ancestry.com in 2012.

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  14. During Her Final Semester at Penn State, a Senior Discovers a Long-Lost CousinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 13 | Statecollege.com

    ... of my grandparents, my mom, her brother, her sister and my three cousins, was not as little as we thought. Through Ancestry.com, my Uncle Gary found out he, my mother and my Aunt Marla had a half-brother named David. My grandpa (David's biological ...

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  15. Sherwood Park area woman will meet long-lost sister for first time in 54 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 12 | CBC News

    ... Karen Nadolski, for the first time on Thursday. Nadolski found her family last October through DNA testing on Ancestry.com, said Podsednik, the youngest of the 10 siblings. It was a distant cousin who helped Nadolski get in touch with the oldest ...

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  16. John Kelly doesn't want unskilled immigrants. He should check his own family tree.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 11 | Mashable

    ... as "unskilled." Monica Pattangall, who goes by the Twitter handle @Yokumbrook , first made the discovery on Ancestry.com. She shared it with Jennifer Mendelsohn , who included it in her project Resistance Genealogy. (Mendelsohn also recently tracked ...

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  17. Eight of 20 Best-Paid CEOs of 2017 Are No Longer on the JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | Wall Street Journal

    ... Mattel said Ms. Georgiadis wasn't entitled to severance on her departure. She is slated to become CEO of Ancestry, which provides DNA tests and the ancestry.com genealogy website, on May 10. , who made $34.5 million before resigning in February 2018 ...

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  18. How to Print Your Family Tree for Mothera s DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | Family Tree Magazine

    ... tree, to creating them yourself, we've rounded up the tools available to help you create a special gift for mom. Ancestry and other major genealogical companies give you the option to print family trees directly from your account. Your can print ...

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  19. List Partners Acquires Search Consultant AAR PartnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | MediaPost

    ... resident Lisa Colantuono and her team." AAR has recently led agency searches and related projects for firms such as Ancestry.com, ClearChoice Dental Centers, El Pollo Loco, Aruba Tourism Authority and others.

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  20. Farm Bill Would Cut Food Stamps, Is Friendly To FarmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | Yahoo!

    ... nephews to receive subsidy payments, rather than just immediate family members, as under current law. "They've put Ancestry.com in charge of our farm subsidy system in a way that's going to expose the taxpayer to untold new costs," said Scott Faber ...

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