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2009-07-30 11:24:09

Police officers in Canada's self-proclaimed Cowtown of Calgary, Alberta, will soon be wearing standard-issue cowboy hats as part of their uniform. Chief Rick Hanson said the wardrobe change isn't related to the city's status as host of the world's largest annual outdoor rodeo event -- the Calgary Stampede -- but rather in response to the officers' comfort, the Calgary Herald reported. Hanson said 64 officers who work outside soon will wear wide-brimmed black cowboy hats to match their black...

2009-07-23 15:55:00

New York's famous Naked Cowboy has officially announced his intention to run for mayor of the city.

2009-07-08 18:23:00

NAPA, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Purple Cowboy Wines is pleased to announce the release of its newest wine, Night Rider Merlot 2007. Night Rider Merlot joins the original Purple Cowboy wine, Tenacious Red (a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah).

2009-05-12 14:30:00

NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Times Square, an American landmark, remains the focal point for most New York tourists, vast blocks of lights and excitement along with the handsome focal point, The Naked Cowboy. Today marked a first in The Naked Cowboy's life as he became The Well Dressed Cowboy.

2009-05-08 17:19:39

The Texas Board of Professional Engineers said the city of Irving is under investigation for issues related to the collapsed Dallas Cowboys practice facility. Board spokesman Lance Kinney declined to comment on the scope of the investigation, which comes after city officials said they have no record of the engineer who signed off on the design of the facility, and the building's blueprints and specifications are not on file, The Dallas Morning News reported Friday. The facility collapsed due...

2009-05-04 14:27:47

Police in Colorado said a cowboy who was having trouble staying on his horse was ticketed for riding an animal while under the influence of alcohol.

2009-03-09 12:50:00

Farmers in Texas are being hit by record droughts and record economic lows, leading to the lowest cattle herds in 50 years.

2009-02-27 13:00:00

CARTERSVILLE, Ga., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 6th Annual Southeastern Cowboy Gathering, hosted by the Booth Western Art Museum and presented by Comcast, happens March 12-15 at the Booth Western Art Museum. The weekend kicks off on Thursday, March 12, beginning at 5:00 p.m.

2009-02-11 12:00:00

BOZEMAN, Mont., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- While the allure of playing upscale cowboy remains big in the mountain West, for certain investors true luxury means access to the pristine wide open spaces of preserved land.

2009-01-15 13:46:00

First Event Inspired a Poetic Renaissance Still Thriving Today ELKO, Nev., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- It's been 25 years since the first Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nevada, and some people still think cowboy poetry is a contradiction in terms.

Latest Cowboy Reference Libraries

2005-06-02 08:04:23

The Texas Longhorn is a breed of cattle known for its characteristic horns, which can extend to six feet in width and have a slight upward turn at their tips, as well as for their distinctive "burnt orange" coloring. "The Longhorns" is also the nickname of the sports teams of The University of Texas and the school mascot is a Longhorn named Bevo. The Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America serves as the recognized registry for the breed. Though some historians disagree, the Texas...

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