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2007-09-07 12:00:48

By Steve Jordon, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Sep. 7--The 91-year-old Blackstone building at 36th and Farnam Streets is being purchased by a longtime neighbor: Peter Kiewit Sons' Inc. The construction and mining company said Thursday it is in the process of buying the former luxury hotel, now an office building that has some Kiewit employees already. "It is an opportunity for us to own a significant amount of property adjacent to our headquarters building," said Kiewit spokesman Kent...


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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