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2014-05-31 00:20:10

CHARLOTTETOWN, May 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Toronto Star and Globe and Mail each won five awards while Michèle Ouimet of La Presse won two individual honours Friday as the National Newspaper Awards were handed out for the 65th time. Ouimet won in the Columns category and shared top spot with La Presse colleague Agnès Gruda in the International category. Ouimet has now won six NNAs in her career, one shy of the record seven won previously by Serge Chapleau of La Presse, Stephanie Nolen...

2014-03-17 12:25:32

TORONTO, March 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Globe and Mail has 14 nominations to lead all entrants in the 65th National Newspaper Awards competition. The Toronto Star has 13 nominations and Montreal's La Presse has nine finalists in the competition, which is open to daily newspapers as well as online news sites approved for entry by the NNA Board of Governors. Other organizations with multiple nominations include the Canadian Press, with four, and the Calgary Herald, National Post and...

2011-03-04 00:00:28

As investigation into Allen Rose's death continues, concern for victim's family is main concern Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) March 3, 2011 McDivitt Law Firm has been hired to represent the interests of the family of the late Allen Rose, who was killed on February 23, 2011. According to the Colorado Springs Gazette, the driver of an SUV dragged Rose, a 35-year-old father of two and an Iraq War veteran. Rose, an employee of J & J Towing, had been preparing to tow the SUV. When the SUV...

2009-09-25 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) is proud to announce that it has been selected as a recipient of the Gazette Politics and Business Exceptional 53 Maryland Business Awards. The awards program acknowledges the top 53 businesses and organizations in Maryland based on criteria that include the recipient company's annual revenue and employee growth, as well as noteworthy product or service innovations, community service efforts, and how the...

2009-09-24 12:19:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- ANALYSYS, a leading Maryland provider of managed IT services, announced today that it was chosen by the Gazette of Politics and Business as the thirty-fourth most exceptional company in the State of Maryland. The Gazette awards extraordinary companies like ANALYSYS from a field of industries that spans manufacturing, health care, financial services, and information technology, on the basis of innovation, community service and the work environment....

2009-09-03 14:42:34

Workers at North America's largest French-language newspaper, Montreal's La Presse, were told Thursday if they didn't make concessions, the paper would fold. Publisher Guy Crevier advised some 700 union members in an e-mail unless $13 million in concessions were made, the newspaper would stop publishing its print and Web editions Dec. 1, The (Montreal) Gazette reported. The 125-year-old broadsheet stopped publishing Sunday editions during the summer as a cost-cutting move, the National Post...

2009-08-12 11:29:20

Publisher of the weekly Coral Gables Gazette in Florida said the newspaper is dropping its print edition because of declining advertising revenue. Gazette publisher Justin Prisendorf said the Internet offers the ability to keep our readers better informed in a more timely fashion. The newspaper, which has a circulation of 10,000, has laid off its three part-time delivery drivers, The Miami Herald reported Wednesday. Prisendorf said the switch to an Internet only format would save $500,000 a...

2009-01-26 06:11:56

Some 190 workers at The Gazette newspaper in Montreal have rejected their employer's latest contract offer, but no plans for a strike were announced. The workers have been without a contract since June 1, and the Montreal Newspaper Guild has had strike rights since September, CTV News reported. The biggest issue is job security. Last year more than 40 Gazette workers were laid off by the Canwest chain of newspapers, the report said. Irwin Block, vice president of the union, told CTV the...


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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