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Aug 2, 2010

The news includes:

  • Announcements about the Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference in Knoxville, Tennessee, on August 18-21, 2010.
  • ALERT: The IRS has reviewed non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporations and is planning to revoke non-profit status on October 15, 2010, for those that still have not complied with their reporting. Details can be found at,,id=225889,00.html and The Guys strongly urge you to check your society's status on the respective state reports.
  • The Guys provide an update about the situation on the Library of Michigan, both from Tom Koselka and from an article in Library Journal.
  • Family Tree Magazine is hosting a Giveaway Sweepstakes at through August 31, 2010. Enter the sweepstakes every day to win your choice of hundreds of genealogy books, CDs, and DVDs.

Drew reads a question from Jim about a French puzzle. Drew will respond on this after he has a chance to review the details.

The Guys discuss technology, including the iPhone and Drew's new iPad and a number of applications - apps at the iTunes store and on the Web: