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2008-07-02 18:00:11

By Jon Ortiz, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 2--The California Public Employees' Retirement System this morning reached a $895 million settlement in a 2-year-old class-action lawsuit against UnitedHealth Group, a Minneapolis-based health insurer, over the backdating of stock options. The settlement is believed to be the largest of its kind. CalPERS and Alaska Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry Pension Trust were the lead plaintiffs in a the lawsuit filed in Minnesota federal court over...


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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