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The following articles are listed in this week’s Plus Edition email:

(+) Why Are We Limited to Soundex?

How Do You Pronounce “Ye”?

10 Letters We Dropped From The Alphabet

MyHeritage Releases Three Major Collections of Greek Historical Records

A Correction to the Correction Concerning the New Prime-Time Television Series “The Genetic Detective”

How to Download Free Ebooks and Digital Audiobooks from Public Libraries

rootstrust, Version 2 Beta now Available

Surnames Dictionary is Free During Lockdown

Forensic Genomics, a Dynamic New Peer-Reviewed Journal, is Launching in the Fall of 2020

American Ancestors│NEHGS and the Boston Public Library to Look at “How DNA Testing is Upending Who We Are” in a Virtual Event

Ancestry® Announces Virtual Memorial Day “Parade of Heroes” in Honor of 75th Anniversary of the End of World War II

Greater West Cork Area (Ireland) Genealogy Records are Now Online – for Free

New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 11 May 2020

New WW2 Records Available to Search this Findmypast Friday

Ohio Genealogical Society Launches New Website

Australian Genealogist Keith Johnson Elected a Fellow of The IGRS

The Celtic Connections Conference in Wheeling, Illinois has been Canceled

Virginia Beach Man Finds a Receipt for the Sale of Four Slaves in 1858. He Now Wants to Find Their Descendants.

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