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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

Sara Warner shows CBS4's Rick Sallinger the flood damage around her home (credit: CBS)

Evans Flood Victim Has Message For Federal Government

When the South Platte River spilled out of its banks in Evans early on Sept. 13 Sara Warner had to hang on to a stop sign for dear life as her home crumbled.

09/23/2013

Don Shively took this photo of an overturned oil tank at "Platte River East of CR 19 North of Hwy 66"

The Latest Flooding News From Around Colorado

Go ahead and flush the toilet after the no-flush order in Evans has been lifted. The order lasted eight days. Now most residents and businesses can use all their facilities without restriction.

09/21/2013

Joe Biden (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Biden To View Flood Devastation In Colorado

The White House says Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Colorado on Monday to view the damage from recent flooding.

09/19/2013

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Nation’s Mayors Want State Control Of Pot Policies

Hundreds of mayors from around the nation voted Monday to urge the federal government to give states leeway in establishing marijuana policies.

06/24/2013

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Both Colorado Senators Support Renewed Background Check Effort

The gun lobby is preparing to fight gun control legislation they thought they had already defeated. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, says he’ll push again to get a background checks bill through the Senate.

05/05/2013

Mark Kelly at the Colorado Capitol on Monday (credit: CBS)

Gun Rights Supporters Descend On Colorado Capitol As Bills Advance

Firearm restrictions pitched by Colorado Democrats advanced Monday, as the battle over them intensified with hundreds of gun rights supporters cramming the state Capitol and circling the building all day with car horns blaring.

03/04/2013

The Colorado House of Representatives (credit: CBS)

Colorado House Passes All Proposed Gun Control Bills

New ammunition limits and universal background checks passed the Colorado House on Monday, during a second day of emotional debates that has drawn attention from the White House as lawmakers try to address recent mass shootings.

02/18/2013

An ammunition magazine from Magpul (credit: CBS)

VP Biden Lobbies As Colorado Approves Gun-Control Measures

Colorado Democrats advanced ammunition limits, expanded background checks, and other gun measures during a debate that drew the attention of Vice President Joe Biden, who called four lawmakers.

02/16/2013

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