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Punishing Pet Owners for Not Picking Up

If you’ve been paying attention to the media lately, there are a number of rental properties all over the world taking punitive action against pet owners for not picking up after their dogs. 314 more words

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DNA you didn't get

DNA is a fascinating topic for genealogy, and an increasingly popular one as well.  I’m talking here about autosomal DNA – not the father-to-son (Y chromosome) or mother-to-daughter (mitochondrial) DNA that goes back to forever.  248 more words


The Black Death : where we are now

 My proposal that the Black Death of the 14th century differed so much from modern bubonic plague as to be a different disease altogether (1) started a debate that is still active thirty years later. 3,408 more words



I recently ordered an AncestryDNA Test Kit to see what results I would get and to potential connect with distant cousins that could help build my tree.   290 more words


Decades to justice for Florida man on death row for 1985 murder

More than two weeks after the Florida Supreme Court threw out his death sentence for a 1985 murder, Hildwin remains in a cell measuring 6 by 9 feet (1.8 by 2.7 meters), one of 395 inmates on the nation’s second-largest …

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AG, Lawyers for Hank Skinner Argue Over DNA in Death Penalty Case - Texas Tribune

Houston Chronicle AG, Lawyers for Hank Skinner Argue Over DNA in Death Penalty Case Texas Tribune Lawyers for death row inmate Hank Skinner told a court, in documents filed Friday, that testing on long-sought-after DNA evidence in his case should…

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