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Letter: Genealogical Societies offer exciting and sometimes hard histories

I am new to Princeton. That is to say, though I now live here, I grew up elsewhere and moved here only a few years ago. But my family lore held that sometime in the past, a great-grandfather Moseley of mine moved from Princeton, Illinois, to Lake City, Iowa, married there, and subsequently begot my […]

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Search histories, location data, text messages: How personal data could be used to enforce anti-abortion laws | CNN Business

New York CNN Business  —  Update: This story was originally published on May 6. It has been updated to reflect the Supreme Court’s final decision. The Supreme Court’s Friday ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade is almost certain to spark a wave of new state legislation taking aim at abortion rights, and to reinforce existing […]

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Oral histories of Black Middle Tennesseans to be preserved

Historical preservation has deep roots in the life of Jason McGowan, a Murfreesboro native and oral history associate with MTSU’s Albert Gore Research Center. His late grandfather, Willie McGowan, stood in front of a bulldozer to prevent the demolition of Bradley Academy and led efforts to preserve the site of Rutherford County’s first school for Black […]

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Laredo library event unites genealogical researchers to discuss family histories

Knowing how important families are to many in Laredo, an event occurred at the Joe A. Guerra Laredo Public Library last week and was in conjunction with the co-sponsorship of the Villa San Agustin de Laredo Genealogy Society. It featured various presenters and exhibitors who discussed genealogical research, family histories and also other interesting displays focused […]

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Science

There’s One Way Time Travel Could Be Possible, According to This Physicist

Have you ever made a mistake that you wish you could undo? Correcting past mistakes is one of the reasons we find the concept of time travel so fascinating. As often portrayed in science fiction, with a time machine, nothing is permanent anymore – you can always go back and change it. But is time […]

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Descendants Trace Histories Linked by Slavery

Each week, Sharon Morgan sits at her desk and consults property records, deeds and wills that draw a clear line from her computer in Noxubee County, Miss., to her ancestors who were enslaved at a nearby plantation. Sometimes Ms. Morgan, 71, still has to climb a rickety ladder at the county courthouse to retrieve heavy […]

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Learn to use newspapers to trace family histories

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Check it Out: Genealogist joins library to help with resources, databases on family histories

With a long-standing background in genealogy, and a love of helping people navigate the various resources and databases to find their family histories, Byron Holdiman has joined the St. Tammany Parish Library as the genealogy librarian at the Covington branch. He joins the library is St. Tammany from Quincy, Illinois, where he worked for Quincy […]

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Ellwood City history group looking to collect church histories

ELLWOOD CITY — The Ellwood City Area Historical Society will be looking to collect the early history of the different churches in the area. Society President Everett Bleakney said he wants to paint a picture of the early individuals who settled and lived in Ellwood City, which will help current residents locate past relatives and friends, […]

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‘Yellowstone’ Cast’s Dating Histories

Finding The One! Yellowstone may not always have romance at the forefront of the story, but Kevin Costner and Luke Grimes are just some of the cast members who found love with their respective partners off screen. Costner, for his part, met Cindy Silva while they were both in college in 1975. After three years […]