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

Biden Vows Flood Relief Won’t Shut Down

Vice President Joe Biden is promising residents that aid for areas devastated by massive flooding in Colorado won’t stop even if the federal government shuts down.

09/24/2013

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

Flood Victim Hears Biden’s Promises, Wants Actions

Vice President Joe Biden toured the damage caused by flooding in Colorado on Monday and then held a news conference where he promised the federal government will help rebuild, but that wasn’t enough for some flood victims.

09/23/2013

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

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

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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

A damaged oil tank in Weld County (credit: CBS)

New Flood-Related Oil Spills Reported In Colorado

More spills were revealed Friday in a Colorado oilfield swamped by floodwaters as cleanup efforts remained stalled due to high waters and regulators cautioned that more oil releases were likely to be found in coming days.

09/20/2013

An M-923 United States military logistical transportation vehicle lays on its side in a ditch in Longmont, Colorado after being washed away by flood waters as local residents were cleaning up in the wake of heavy flooding on September 16, 2013 in Longmont, Colorado. More than 600 people are unaccounted for and thousands were forced to evacuate after historic flooding devastated communities in Colorado. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

After Floods, Colorado Getting Key Economic Report

In the aftermath of flooding that devastated northern Colorado, state economists have begun to assess the financial impact of the disaster and are predicting a boost for some sectors.

09/20/2013

What used to be the town of Glen Haven (credit: Marsha Hobert)

Flood Recovery Chief Pledges To Work With Urgency

The official in charge of recovery efforts in the aftermath of last week’s devastating Colorado floods says his priorities are rebuilding the state equal or better than it was before and operating “with a very heavy sense of urgency.”

09/20/2013

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