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TRAFFIC ALERT: I-70 closed both directions in DeBeque Canyon (east of Grand Junc.) for police investigation including bomb squad. Also, Broadway closed in Littleton from Dry Creek to Arapahoe due to water main break.

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CBS4's Karen Leigh reports from Boulder during the September flooding. (credit: CBS)

Top 10 Colorado News Stories Of 2013

Take a look at the Top 10 news stories of 2013 in Colorado.

12/12/2013

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Hundreds Gather To Remember Victims Of Rock Slide

More than a thousand people gathered in a small Colorado mountain town Saturday to remember five members of the same family who were killed by a massive rock slide on a popular hiking trail.

10/05/2013

Students at the vigil Tuesday night in Buena Vista (credit: CBS)

Nearly All Of Buena Vista Attends Vigil For Rock Slide Victims

Hundreds of people crowded a high school football stadium Tuesday night to honor a family killed in a rock slide. Five died and the lone survivor is alive only because her father shielded her from the crashing boulders.

10/02/2013

Students painted a rock with messages for the Johnsons outside of the high school (credit: CBS)

Family Killed In Rock Slide Was Well Known & Liked In Buena Vista

A family from Buena Vista that was killed in a rock slide below Mount Princeton was well-known and liked in their community.

10/01/2013

The Johnson family. (Left to right: Kiowa-Rain Johnson, Dawna Johnson, Gracie Johnson and Dwayne Johnson. The photo includes the Johnson's son, Dakota, who was not with the family during the hike). (credit: CBS)

Deputy: Father Likely Saved Girl In Deadly Rock Slide

A 13-year-old girl said her father shielded her as boulders crashed down on them on a Colorado hiking trail – an action that authorities say probably saved her life even as her father and four other family members were killed.

10/01/2013

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