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Vice President Joe Biden at a news conference in Greeley on Monday after touring flooding around Colorado (credit: CBS)

VP Biden In Colorado, Views Flood Devastation

Vice President Joe Biden is in Colorado for a helicopter tour of flood damage and to survey recovery efforts.

09/23/2013

Evelyn Starner in a family portrait that was found floating in the Big Thompson River after flooding destroyed her house (credit: Starner Family)

Officials: Woman, 79, Found Dead In Big Thompson Flood

The body of a 79-year-old woman was found beside the Big Thompson River, authorities said Monday, bringing to eight the death toll from the massive flooding in Colorado.

09/23/2013

Candace Carter cleans out her flooded basement (credit: CBS)

Some Residents In Aurora Qualify For FEMA Assistance

Families in some Colorado counties may qualify for Federal Emergency Management Agency help and it’s not just those in Larimer and Boulder counties.

09/22/2013

Heavy equipment being used to start clearing Highway 34 (credit: CBS)

Highways Reopening After Flood Repairs

After days of cleanup and repairs, transportation officials have reopened several state highways in the aftermath of powerful floods that ripped bridges and roads in northern Colorado, severely restricting travel in populated areas.

09/22/2013

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Illegal Immigrants Shouldn’t Fear Applying For Assistance

The federal government is ready to help flood victims but some people are reluctant to apply for it because they are in the country illegally.

09/21/2013

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FEMA Provides $12.3M In Flood Assistance So Far

The Federal Emergency Management Agency says they’ve provided $12.3 million in assistance to Colorado flood victims, with nearly all of the money going to temporary housing and home repairs.

09/21/2013

A toppled oil well in Weld County near Milliken on Sept. 19, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Colorado On Alert For More Spills In Flooded Oilfields

Coloradans watched for more spills in flooded oilfields as crews waited for the waters to recede so they could begin cleanup operations.

09/21/2013

Flooding in Estes Park (credit: CBS)

Colorado Races To Fix Mountain Roads Before Winter

With snow already dusting Colorado’s highest peaks, the state is racing to replace key mountain highways washed away by flooding,

09/20/2013

“Eugeniemorton” sent in this photo of home lost on the backside of Flagstaff Mountain in Boulder County.

Heartbreak For Some In Colorado With No Flood Policy

Jessica Klauzer-Zimmerman and her children have been sleeping on friends’ couches since floodwaters sloshed into her Boulder townhouse — which wasn’t covered by flood insurance.

09/18/2013

An evacuee sleeping at the temporary shelter set up at the LifeBridge Church in Longmont (credit: CBS)

Long-Term Temporary Housing A Major Concern For Many Evacuees

As in any natural disaster, Coloradans step up to help their neighbors – they’ve had a lot of practice. In some cases, that even means letting complete strangers into their homes.

09/17/2013

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