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2010-01-28 09:00:00

DALLAS, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southwest Airlines is teaming up with the Mayor of Denver to support Denver's Road Home -- the Mayor's ten-year plan to end homelessness in the Mile High City -- with a cash donation of $5,000 and roundtrip airline tickets for the annual "PJ Day." Southwest will participate in activities during "PJ Day" designed to increase awareness and support the mission of Denver's Road Home, and the airline's Employees at Denver International Airport (DIA)...

2009-10-22 12:09:00

Mile High City Embraces Art at Every Angle with Third Denver Arts Week DENVER, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Art and cultural organizations continue to serve as top visitor attractions to Denver and add to the many reasons the Mile High City was voted most desirable place to live, according to respective studies by Longwoods International and Pew International. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091022/DC97291) Showcasing what Denver residents have long supported...

2009-06-18 14:36:00

WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Led by U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels, the nation's mayors today commended House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman James L. Oberstar's inclusion of a Metropolitan Mobility Program in his Blueprint for the Surface Transportation Authorization of 2009. "The Conference's top priority in the next federal surface transportation authorization is the creation of a robust Metropolitan...

2009-06-12 11:00:00

First Place Winners: Denver & Wilkes-Barre PROVIDENCE, R.I., June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Denver (CO) Mayor John Hickenlooper, and Wilkes-Barre (PA) Mayor Thomas Leighton have been selected to receive the 2009 Mayors' Climate Protection Awards, a program sponsored by The U.S. Conference of Mayors and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. The Awards Program recognizes mayors for innovative practices in their cities designed to increase energy efficiency and curb global warming. An independent...

2009-05-27 10:30:00

Central Operations of FORTUNE 500 Company to Be Located in Denver Metropolitan Area DENVER, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA), a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), today announced the home of its corporate headquarters will be located in Colorado. The announcement was made during a press conference on the Galleria of the Denver Performing Arts Complex by DaVita Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kent...

2009-03-24 16:01:37

A pet parrot was honored with the Colorado Red Cross' Animal Lifesaver Award after it alerted a babysitter that a baby was choking. Willie the parrot, owned by Megan Howard, was given the award at a ceremony Friday that was also attended by Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter, Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper and other Red Cross honorees -- which except for Willie were all human, KCNC-TV, Denver, reported Tuesday. Howard said she had brought Willie with her while she was babysitting for toddler Hannah...

2008-08-19 15:01:08

By Nancy Mitchell Mayor John Hickenlooper gave his other "green" speech Monday, targeting a line of second- graders as they walked into Whittier School in north Denver. "If you go to college, over your whole life, you'll make an extra million bucks," Hickenlooper told them. "I'm not making that up." "Whoa!" one boy yelped, staring. But the mayor wasn't done. "If your family doesn't have the money to pay for college, we'll pay for it," Hickenlooper said. "The Denver Scholarship Foundation...

2008-06-14 09:00:15

By Kevin Vaughan The committee planning the Democratic National Convention abruptly canceled a media walk-through at the Pepsi Center scheduled for next week, citing unspecified "outstanding issues." Party officials on Friday denied that fundraising woes led to the cancellation, which was expected to draw "a few hundred" members of the media from around the country. "It is not due to money issues," said Chris Lopez of Denver's convention host committee. The committee has been struggling...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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