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2008-08-14 18:00:19

By JENNIFER FERNANDEZ WINSTON-SALEM -- The city's move away from manufacturing to a knowledge-based economy appears to be a smart one. Winston-Salem, once the king of tobacco, received a new moniker in 2008 : "Intelligent Community." The city was one of seven communities worldwide recognized as a model for economic development in the 21st century. The title is bestowed annually by the Intelligent Community Forum, a New York- based think tank that focuses on job creation and economic...


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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