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August 5, 1989 | From Associated Press
A bank dedicated to young customers is offering what it says is the first credit card for children. Young Americans Bank introduced the credit cards at a party marking the institution's second anniversary. Like most credit cards, these have restrictions. Youngsters must talk a parent or other adult into co-signing and guaranteeing payment on their accounts.
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August 5, 1989 | From Associated Press
A bank dedicated to young customers is offering what it says is the first credit card for children. Young Americans Bank introduced the credit cards at a party marking the institution's second anniversary. Like most credit cards, these have restrictions. Youngsters must talk a parent or other adult into co-signing and guaranteeing payment on their accounts.
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July 5, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A retired Denver police sergeant was ordered held without bond after being arrested in the slayings of four unarmed security guards during a June 16 bank robbery that netted an estimated $100,000. James William King, 54, a part-time security guard at United Bank of Denver until last fall, was arrested at his home near Golden, Colo., Police Chief Ari Zavaras said. The arrest followed an 18-day investigation involving more than 100 police officers and FBI agents.
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July 31, 1986 | BRIAN LANDMAN, Times Staff Writer
Bob Seagren, who won the gold medal in the pole vault in the 1968 Olympic Games and the silver in the 1972 Games, grimaced and gently massaged his back when he recalled his final vault. "The last time I jumped was for a commercial for the United Bank of Denver about 10 years ago," Seagren said. "I didn't know if I was going to get over the bar at all, but I cleared 16 feet five times. "But when I woke up the next morning, I felt like I was beat up in an alley somewhere. My back hurt.
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December 15, 1988 | CHRIS WOODYARD, Times Staff Writer
The City Council has awarded a $500,000 bond-marketing job to a black-owned investment banking firm despite claims that a rival white-owned firm could do it for more than $90,000 less. "It's time for black folks to have their turn," said Danny Bakewell, a prominent local black developer who acted as a consultant to the winning Grigsby, Brandford & Co. Inc. after the 4-1 council vote Tuesday.
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April 6, 1987 | NEAL R. PEIRCE, Neal R. Peirce writes for the National Journal.
Americans love to congratulate each other about their generous giving to charity and about how much they volunteer their time to every cause from the Little League to manning soup kitchens. Toss in a grain of salt before you swallow all claims at face value. In 1985 we did contribute, as individuals, $66 billion, plus untold millions of volunteer hours. Yet all but $12.5 billion of the cash went to our churches, and it's anyone guess how much of an ecclesiastical budget is targeted to the needy.
BUSINESS
September 29, 1991 | From Associated Press
A banking industry on the defensive is turning to a small-town banker for leadership. Alan Tubbs, who grew up on an eastern Iowa farm, takes over as president of the 9,000-member American Bankers Assn. at the group's annual convention, which begins Oct. 5 in San Francisco. "It's a big load," Tubbs says. But he has the credentials, experience and reputation to become point man for the banking industry's biggest organization. "He's got extraordinary high credibility," said Rep.
SPORTS
August 8, 1986 | BRIAN LANDMAN, Times Staff Writer
Bob Seagren, gold-medal winner in the pole vault in the 1968 Olympic Games and a silver medalist in 1972, grimaced and gently massaged his back as he recalled his final vault. "The last time I jumped was for a commercial for the United Bank of Denver about 10 years ago," Seagren said. "I didn't know if I was going to get over the bar at all, but I cleared 16 feet five times. "But when I woke up the next morning, I felt like I was beat up in an alley somewhere. My back hurt. My rib cage hurt.
NEWS
July 31, 1986 | BRIAN LANDMAN, Times Staff Writer
Bob Seagren, who won the gold medal in the pole vault in the 1968 Olympic Games and the silver in the 1972 Games, grimaced and gently massaged his back when he recalled his final vault. "The last time I jumped was for a commercial for the United Bank of Denver about 10 years ago," Seagren said. "I didn't know if I was going to get over the bar at all, but I cleared 16 feet five times. "But when I woke up the next morning, I felt like I was beat up in an alley somewhere. My back hurt.
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