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NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - TheArkansas Genealogical Society is planning two days of events to mark its 50th anniversary.

The organization is hosting its annual seminar and book fair on Oct. 26 and 27 at the Wyndham Hotel in North Little Rock.

Friday's featured speaker will discuss how computer-assisted research has changed genealogical research, which the group says will be geared toward both novices and experienced researchers.

Also Today's THV's Craig O'Neill will be there for a special program Friday night.

Other topics include finding ancestors with links to the Civil War and using a new mapping service.

The cost for the seminar is $50.You can get aregistration form(PDF) online.

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