FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, file photograph, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper carries a plate of food as he helps to serve the great Thanksgiving banquet to more than 500 homeless and poor men, women and children at the rescue mission in downtown Denver. Citing backlash from Republicans, Colorado's Democratic governor, Hickenlooper, said Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, he has abandoned the idea of issuing an executive order to seek a one-third cut in greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

But Gov. John Hickenlooper insisted he hadn’t given up on the proposal’s goals — or his own commitment to maintaining Colorado’s status as a national leader in fighting air pollution. ‘I think the response — the pushback — from the executive order was so intense that the potential benefits were outweighed by the collateral damage,’ he said

Rescue crews carry what was believed to be the body of 6-year-old David Puckett out of the water Jan. 3 at Olympic Park.
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“Because of our information and our suspicion … we have informed David’s family of what we have found,” said Aurora police chief Nick Metz, who at one point in the press conference inadvertently referred to the body as David’s before again resuming a stance that the body has not yet been identified.