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2008-07-09 06:00:27

By Sherry Youngquist, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jul. 9--YADKINVILLE A countywide referendum on alcohol is coming to Yadkin County in September, setting off debate about greater access to liquor and beer. Some county officials say that allowing restaurants throughout the county to sell beer and liquor by the drink would help attract tourists and promote development. But others worry that more sales of alcohol would lead to problems in families. Yadkin County commissioners have set...


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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