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Doris Wheeler
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Family seeker/detective
Family seeker/detective

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Ancestry Communities
For those who have tested with Ancestry.com, there is a new game in town. You may notice now or later that you suddenly belong to a new "community." Here is an article describing the new feature. Looks like fun...

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Help protect our privacy... health, DNA testing, and more. Stop H.R. 1313 now! It's speeding through Congress.

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GINA under attack
This important law that protects us all from invasions into our privacy, especially our health and DNA, is facing extinction. Write your congressman, senators, president... Stop this bill HR 1313: http://www.legalgenealogist.co m/2017/03

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DNA testing after death
As interest in genealogy and family history grows, more and more families are faced with having postponed that DNA test of a relative until it's too late. Or is it? Judy Russell, The Legal Genealogist, provided simple guidelines a few years ago on what you ...

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23andMe, or how to succeed
If your main interest is in genealogy, it is worthwhile now to test with 23andMe. (I know, I know, I too gave up on them more than once.) Now that most of their users have been converted to the "new experience," it is significant that they have also upgrade...

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Good news for all atDNA testers
Family Tree DNA is now offering the ability to transfer (actually copy) your DNA results from Ancestry or 23andMe to Family Finder, regardless of when you tested and on which version. And the transfer cost is only $19.00. This is really good news for all of...

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Useful tips and reminders
For an excellent guide, please see   http://dnaandfamilytreeresearch.blogspot.co.uk/2017/01/getting-most-out-of-your-y-dna-test.html . Even though it is especially directed to Y-DNA testers, there is a great deal of useful information for all DNA testers.

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Last chance for best prices
If you've been procrastinating... or just not quite ready to buy a DNA test to further your genealogy... orknow a distant cousin who is willing to test but not willing to pay for it... Now is the time to invest in your genealogy. Read today's edition of one...

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A very important discovery!
I learned an important lesson this morning and have to share. Many of us have had atDNA tests at one or more of the Big Three companies and dutifully uploaded the results of one or more to Gedmatch.com . Following up on advice to have only one active (publi...

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Would you like your own genealogy website?
Good news! John Cardinal, brilliant developer and owner of Second Site, an amazing program limited to users of the now defunct The Master Genealogist, now brings to genealogists everywhere a similar program that accepts GEDCOM input. This means you have a b...
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