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Fold3 Free Access Through May 26 2018

According to Fold3 on Twitter, it is offering free access through May 26, 2018. If it allows you to save records, you may want to save copies to your computer as those records probably won’t be accessible after the free … Continue reading

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GenCove To Discontinue Offering Invidiuals DNA Testing June 15 2018

I found out GenCove was shutting down individual accounts and no longer allowing new accounts after June 15, 2018 when I logged in GenCove a few days ago. Here’s the direct link to the announcement: https://medium.com/the-seeq-blog/sunsetting-gencove-for-individuals-7d24f951193c You still have time … Continue reading

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B-29 Doc Adds 3 New Summer 2018 Tour Stops

Doc, one of only two flying B-29 bombers added three new tour stops to its Summer 2018 calendar. Doc is based in Wichita, Kansas and the full 2018 tour list can be found at http://www.b-29doc.com/events/. You can learn more about … Continue reading

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New Feature On 23andMe – Root for Your Roots

Received an e-mail about a new feature on 23andMe – Root for Your Roots (Note: you will need to be logged into your 23andMe account for the link to work). You are given three choices, but can load more choices. … Continue reading

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Alaska and DNA Testing

I noticed a while back that MyHeritage has a restriction against DNA testing if you live in Alaska. It took me a while to find out why as my favorite and several least favorite search engines failed me. However, as … Continue reading

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MapS Phasing DNA Analysis

Update: It finally downloaded and am in the process of trying to get it to run. My Anti-Virus program keeps running a scan and finding nothing, but so far hasn’t let me do a lot with it yet. It may … Continue reading

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BillionGraves Updates Its Privacy Policy

Something that’s become common to my e-mail Inbox lately is a growing number of updated Privacy Policy notices due to the EU’s new GDPR privacy policy that goes into effect on May 25, 2018. If you aren’t familiar with the … Continue reading

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