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Des Moines mayor in Copenhagen for climate talks

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The City of Des Moines has a seat at the table at the International Climate Meeting in Copenhagen.

Mayor Frank Cownie has been invited to participate as a local government delegate and left for Denmark on Thursday to represent Des Moines and hundreds of other local governments as a delegate to the landmark international climate change negotiations.

Cownie's trip is being sponsored by the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives. Cownie currently serves on the executive committee of ICLEI USA Board of Directors.

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