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2014-10-22 12:20:53

MTV Personality Sway Calloway Joins Local Influencers, Green Thought Leaders to Promote Sustainability Mission TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Green Initiative will celebrate five years of partnership with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) during the State Farm Magic City Classic in Birmingham, Ala. Launched by Toyota in 2009, the Toyota Green Initiative (TGI) is an environmental stewardship platform that educates HBCU students, alumni, and...

2014-10-21 23:01:54

W. Steven Nichols rejoins Christian & Small LLP Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 The law firm of Christian & Small LLP, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, announced today that W. Steven Nichols has rejoined the firm as an Associate focusing on areas such as product liability, premises liability, business, personal injury, transportation and insurance law. “I am excited and ready to continue my legal career at Christian & Small,” Nichols said. “I was drawn...

2014-10-16 08:33:45

Changes Will Further Enhance Company's Ability to Grow Profitably BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, today announced new division leadership and changes to its organizational structure that will further enhance the Company's ability to serve customers and increase profitability while also continuing to capture strategic growth opportunities across its footprint. The new...

2014-09-29 20:23:48

Now offers new homes for sale in Madison, Hampton Cove, Huntsville, Madison County, Hoover, McCalla, Bessemer, and Shelby County AL BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North Alabama - Home Builder Valor Communities expands with six new home communities in Birmingham and Huntsville, Alabama New home buyers and realtors looking for exciting new homes for sale in Huntsville and Birmingham Alabama now have more choices thanks to Valor Communities. On their anniversary of...

2014-09-24 16:24:48

- They brought financial literacy programs to more than 25,000 students BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass and NBA Cares celebrated surpassing their goal of bringing financial education to 25,000 students in 2014 at their final event of the year Wednesday. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139263 This year's BBVA Compass and NBA Cares initiative tipped off in February in Houston. Since then, more than 25,000 students in 400 schools across 19...

2014-09-11 23:01:37

Kenneth O. Simon provides participants with an inside view on the 10 most effective ways to overcome barriers to settlement Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The law firm of Christian & Small LLP, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, announces that Kenneth O. Simon, Esq., a Partner in the Firm, has been given the honor and opportunity to hold a webcast for the National Judicial College (NJC).The informative webcast entitled Dispute Resolution Skills: Top Ten Ways to...

2014-09-02 23:04:20

Birmingham City Schools realize both cost and time savings with Registration Gateway Online Student Enrollment Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Birmingham City Schools (BCS) implemented a new process this year to register students for the 2014-2015 school year. As part of this initiative, BCS brought in Registration Gateway from SRC Solutions to automate the process. "It is estimated that BCS will save costs related to personnel hours, paper, and printing. The main goal...

2014-08-21 12:27:09

BALTIMORE, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that J.C. Lowe, who was Sinclair's General Manager in Birmingham, will become the General Manager of WEAR (ABC) and WFGX (MyNet) in Pensacola, FL. Mike Murphy will be the General Manager of WBMA (ABC), WABM (MyNet) and WTTO (CW) in the Birmingham, AL market. Mr. Murphy will also be responsible for the oversight of WDBB (CW), which is a simulcast operated by Sinclair under a local...

2014-07-28 12:27:45

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced that Arthur J. Tipton, Ph.D., President and CEO of Southern Research Institute, has been named president of the Controlled Release Society (CRS) for the 2014-2015 term. The inauguration took place at the Society's annual meeting on July 12 in Chicago with attendees from more than 40 countries. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140728/130523 The Controlled Release Society is...

2014-07-24 16:29:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) will release second quarter financial results on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 before the market opens and will host an investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. CT (11:00 a.m. ET). Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090710/CL44887LOGO The Company invites investors and other interested parties to listen to the live webcast of the conference call at www.vulcanmaterials.com. To participate by phone,...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin