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2008-07-26 21:00:30

By Bob Audette, Brattleboro Reformer, Vt. Jul. 26--BRATTLEBORO -- Radiation levels measured at the fence line of Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant were 30 percent higher in 2007 than in 2006. Despite the 30 percent increase, the report stated the highest fence line measurement recorded by the Vermont Department of Health was less than 18 millirem. "At no time has Vermont Yankee posed a measurable risk to public health," said Health Commissioner Wendy Davis. Although radiation...


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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