Denver

1:27pm

Wed January 18, 2012
Around the Nation

The Oscars Of Livestock In The Mile High City

Originally published on Wed January 18, 2012 5:27 pm

Reece Aglin drove 700 miles from Circle, Mont., to show his purebred shorthorn.
Kirk Siegler KUNC

The single largest cattle show in the United States, the National Western Stock Show, is now under way in Denver. Fans roar overhead, keeping the air cool and the odors at bay, as Jeanette Fuller spiffs up her Black Angus — with product.

"High-strength hairspray, basically, just trying to get the hair to accentuate the good things about her and kind of cover up the bad things about her," Fuller says.

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5:00am

Wed January 18, 2012
Stock Show

Audio Postcard: National Western Stock Show

Neil Thompson, of Stillwater, OK, spiffs up his heifer ahead of a competition.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

The single largest cattle show in the United States continues this week in Denver. The National Western Stock Show is now in its 106th year.

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7:20am

Thu January 5, 2012
The Two-Way

Denver Reconsiders The Olympics Despite Dumping 1976 Games

Originally published on Thu January 5, 2012 12:37 pm

February 1976: The Winter Olympics were moved to Innsbruck, Austria, after Denver decided it couldn't host them.
Hulton Archive Getty Images

It may be the most insulting snub in Olympic history. After seeking and winning the right to host the 1976 Winter Olympics, the city of Denver backed out of the games. Colorado voters rejected public funding of the Olympics in 1972 and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was forced to turn to Innsbruck, Austria, the host city eight years earlier.

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2:55pm

Sun December 25, 2011
Health

Overseas Surgery Mission Stays Home To Give

Mary Arnold got a free new hip in time for the holidays, courtesy of the mission group Operation Walk.
Denver Promo Studios

After traveling all over the world on missions to help people walk again, a Colorado surgical team stayed home this time to donate free hip and knee replacements to nine people in Colorado.

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6:06pm

Thu December 22, 2011
Transportation

New Airline Partnership at DIA to Benefit Travelers

KUNC

Icelandair and Frontier Airlines have announced a new interline partnership that will give travelers more options through Denver International Airport.

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