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  1. Woman Receives 'Christmas Miracle' Over Half a Century After Her...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | TheBlaze.com

    ... reaching back in time." Nick Buchanan happened upon the ring near the crash site and, with his nephew's help, used Ancestry.com to track down Wharton, WABC reported. Soon, her mother's still-sparkling ring was making the 3,000-mile journey from ...

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  2. Classrooms get access to historic dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Grand Haven Tribune

    History can come alive in classrooms around the country under a new project that enables students to access a trove of old data that can help them discover their own places in the broad sweep of the American story. The for-profit online family history company, Ancestry.com, has opened its collection of historical documents to schools for free, drawing on help from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to guide teachers in using them in their classrooms.

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  3. Logan County NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | News Democrat

    ... all of you, and I as well, could live to be a hundred and twenty-five, be healthy and of sound mind. I have joined Ancestry.com and am having great fun looking up my ancestors through the advent of the computer. I have traced back five to eight ...

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  4. Classrooms get access to historical data in just a few keystrokesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    The for-profit online family history company, Ancestry.com , has opened its collection of historical documents to schools for free, drawing on help from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to guide teachers in using them in their classrooms. The idea behind the project, which was officially unveiled last month, is to help students look at historical documents, analyze them and put them in context, said Cheryl Mason Bolick, who helped lead the effort as a faculty supervisor of LEARN NC , the outreach arm of the UNC School of Education.

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  5. Domo Named Best Company to Work for Third Year in a RowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Market Wire

    ... sts of some of the most sought after talent in the industry with experience that includes Amazon, American Express, Ancestry.com, eBay, Endeca, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, MLB.com, Omniture, salesforce.com and SAP.

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  6. Grants Help Make Tolland Public Library a Vibrant PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... The Foundation's funding also provided library patrons and Tolland residents with useful databases, including Ancestry.com, the Job Now employment database and an extensive auto repair database. Established in 1996, the Foundation receives donations ...

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  7. are You Interested in Searching for Your Ancestors?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... and maybe travel all over the country tracking down information," Hamilton says, "Now with the help of the Ancestry Library Edition, it's a lot easier because it puts all the data in one convenient place." The Ancestry Library Edition is an enhanced ...

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  8. Domo 20/20 Tour Announces 15 New Stops to Wrap 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Market Wire

    ... sts of some of the most sought after talent in the industry with experience that includes Amazon, American Express, Ancestry.com, eBay, Endeca, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, MLB.com, Omniture, salesforce.com and SAP.

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  9. Roots and Branches: DNA testing at top of genealogist's gift listRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | The Lebanon Daily News

    ... while the top and bottom lines of the pedigree chart could be enhanced with the Y and MT tests, they left the whole ancestry in between to fend for itself with only what could be found in a paper document trail. Autosomal DNA, on the other hand, ...

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  10. Top of the genealogist's gift list is DNA testingRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2014 | Altoona Mirror

    ... while the top and bottom lines of the pedigree chart could be enhanced with the Y and MT tests, they left the whole ancestry in between to fend for itself with only what could be found in a paper document trail. Autosomal DNA, on the other hand, ...

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  11. Discover your family history with Craven librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | Lancaster Guardian

    ... navigate their round the 1000s of military records available on the two premier genealogy resources on the web, Ancestry.com and Find My Past, both of which can be accessed free in all libraries in North Yorkshire. These events are part of the ...

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  12. In the know... Pipe Creek/LakehillsRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2014 | The Bandera County Courier

    ... who is interested in learning more about how to research their family tree. The library has a subscription to Ancestry.com that is available for public use within the library. If you would like to come to a meeting and learn more about genealogy ...

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  13. Yadkin County Library NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | The Yadkin Ripple Incorporated

    ... is required. If you are you interested in tracing your family roots or need help in learning to use Ancestry.com, the library offers a free workshop, with volunteers, J.E. Brown and Patricia Rogers. Classes are now being offered on Tuesdays at 11 ...

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  14. Spread holiday cheer with the gift of family historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | The Georgetown Times

    ... about family history. Here are some pointers to get started: Start with what you know: Using a website like Ancestry.com, or the Ancestry app (available on iOS and Android), enter the information you know into your family tree. Upload photos to ...

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  15. Christmas Countdown: 30 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Paulding Progress

    ... about family history. Here are some pointers to get started: Start with what you know: Using a website like Ancestry.com, or the Ancestry app (available on iOS and Android), enter the information you know into your family tree. Upload photos to ...

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  16. 129 out of 150 A/NZ websites fail Online Trust Alliance auditRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | ComputerWorld

    ... n 30.2 per cent of companies qualifying for the global honour roll. These sites included Netflix, Sony Electronics, Ancestry.com, Walmart and American Greetings.

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  17. Opportunity Is About To Knock So Get Ready To Open Your DoorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Forbes.com

    ... cost. At first FamilySearch began letting the word out quietly and a few bigger players have already jumped in - Ancestry.com , findmypast.com , MyHeritage.com , etc. as well as some smaller App developer players. A couple of "Cinderella" stories ...

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  18. Roots and Branches: Search 120 million records at Find A GraveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | The Lebanon Daily News

    ... 2013, the site was overwhelming Tipton and his small team, so he sold Find A Grave to the company that owns Ancestry.com . There was the usual weeping and gnashing of teeth from the crowd of people in the genealogy world that tends to talk ...

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  19. Branching Out: Tracing Family RootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Steuben Courier

    ... today's digital age tracing your roots has never been easier. Start your Search Step One: Interview Crista Cowan, Ancestry.com corporate genealogist, says: Start with what you know. Gather details such as where your parents were born, where they ...

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  20. Trempealeau man abandoned as an infant reunites with siblingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | WKBT

    ... his birth family. However, recently he started to become curious about his ethnic make-up. "I took a DNA test on Ancestry.com not knowing any of this was going to happen." The website instantly came back with a match. "Low and behold, part of it is, ...

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