The Denver Post - - BUSINESS -

The doc­tor who trans­planted a heart into United Air­lines CEO Os­car Muñoz says the heart is func­tion­ing well and he is op­ti­mistic about a full re­cov­ery.

Muñoz, 57, who has been on med­i­cal leave since a heart at­tack in Oc­to­ber, un­der­went a trans­plant Wed­nes­day at the North­west­ern Univer­sity hos­pi­tal in Chicago.

On Thurs­day, United Con­ti­nen­tal Hold­ings Inc. re­leased a state­ment from North­west­ern’s Dr. Duc Pham, who led the surgery team. Also, United dis­closed that Muñoz had a de­vice im­planted to help af­ter the heart at­tack but that a trans­plant was con­sid­ered the bet­ter longterm treat­ment.

Colorado Mi­nor­ity Busi­ness Of­fice of­fers grants.

The Colorado Mi­nor­ity Busi­ness Of­fice is offering grants of up to $10,000 to women- and mi­nor­i­ty­owned com­pa­nies in the in­ter­na­tional ex­port busi­ness.

The grants are avail­able to busi­nesses that are new to ex­port­ing or are ex­pand­ing into new mar­kets. El­i­gi­ble com­pa­nies must have head­quar­ters in Colorado, em­ploy fewer than 100 work­ers and have 50 per­cent of their work­force based in the state. They also must be in good stand­ing with the state’s sec­re­tary

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