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Palo Alto, CA

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Stay up-to-date on the "biblical" flooding in Colorado with our collected coverage.

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English


Episodes

Life After the Flood

9/26/2013
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We check back in with the Coloradans who shared their stories with us during the floods, to hear what's happened in their lives since. (Colorado Public Radio News)

Duration: 00:10:00


Flooding Triggers Oil Spills in Northern Colorado

9/22/2013
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As flood waters recede, extensive damage to oil and gas sites in Northern Colorado has been discovered, releasing more than 20,000 gallons of oil. (Colorado Public Radio News)

Duration: 00:04:00


Boulder Fringe Festival Continues Despite Floods

9/19/2013
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The Boulder International Fringe Festival continues as planned this weekend. Many performances have been rescheduled due to flood-damaged venues, but attendance and revenue have increased, as people reconnect with one another to share their feelings of hope and loss. (Colorado Public Radio News)

Duration: 00:05:00


Sewage Infrastructure Badly Damaged

9/18/2013
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Health officials warn that sewage-laden floodwater presents severe health risks as it flows into the Missouri River. (Colorado Public Radio News)

Duration: 00:05:00


Jamestown, CO Residents Band Together to Survive Flood

9/18/2013
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The story of Jamestown, Colorado, where tight-knit residents banded together to weather the storm. Listen to their experience, and the losses they've suffered. (Colorado Matters)

Duration: 00:05:00


Vermont Governor Offers Advice Learned from Hurricane Irene

9/17/2013
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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin uses his experience facing Hurricane Irene to weigh in on the disaster in Colorado. He offers advice to Governor John Hickenlooper on counselling the grief of his citizens, and gives pointers for wading through FEMA's red tape. (Colorado Matters)

Duration: 00:09:00


Father Narrowly Misses Death After Boulder, CO Avalanche

9/17/2013
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We hear the story of Dan Frisby, who dashed downstairs to grab a hard drive and wound up buried beneath an avalanche and the wreckage of his own home, but emerged with barely a scratch. (Colorado Public Radio News)

Duration: 00:05:00


Airlift Rescues Resume as Weather Improves

9/16/2013
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After sitting grounded for days during the torrential rain, helicopters return to the fray, airlifting people stranded in the mountains of Boulder, and other counties across Colorado, to safety. (Colorado Public Radio News)

Duration: 00:04:00


Flood Damage Likely in the Hundreds of Millions of Dollars

9/16/2013
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With a focus on restoring access as soon as possible, workers begin the long job of assessing the extensive damage to Colorado's roads, bridges and overall infrastructure. (Colorado Public Radio News)

Duration: 00:04:00


Better Weather Lets Crews Ramp Up Rescue Work

9/15/2013
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Better weather conditions are allowing rescue crews in Colorado to ramp up their search for those stranded after days of torrential flooding and rain. (All Things Considered)

Duration: 00:05:00


Saving a Riverfront Home in Lyons

9/15/2013
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Host Ryan Warner speaks with John King, a Colorado artist who, with the help of his friends, fought to save his riverfront home in Lyons. (Colorado Matters)

Duration: 00:08:00


Major Highway Repairs in Colorado Could Take Months

9/15/2013
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At least twenty separate areas of serious road damage have been counted in Colorado, along with more than 30 bridges in need of repair. The CDOT has no way of knowing the true extent of the damage to Colorado's transportation network until the waters recede. (The World, PRI)

Duration: 00:04:00


Flood-Damaged Homes:Who Pays?

9/15/2013
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Amy Bach, executive director of United Policyholders, gives us the run-down on how insurance companies will likely respond to claims from flood victims in Colorado. (Colorado Public Radio News)

Duration: 00:06:00


Colorado: A State Changed Forever

9/15/2013
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Denver Post reporter Kirk Mitchell joins us for an update on the rescue efforts in Colorado, where over a thousand people remain unaccounted for as a result of flooding in 15 counties. (The Takeaway)

Duration: 00:05:00


Evacuations Underway Throughout Colorado

9/12/2013
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The President has authorized the use of emergency disaster relief funding in the wake of Colorado-wide evacuations escaping the worst flood in decades. Authorities urge citizens to take these warnings seriously: just a foot of water, when filled with sand and debris, can feel "like liquid cement." (Colorado Matters)

Duration: 00:10:00


Boulder County Evacuates in Wake of Flash Flood

9/11/2013
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Boulder Creek surged over its banks early Wednesday, prompting evacuations throughout Boulder County. We speak with evacuees about their experience with the flood, and the damage dealt to their homes. (Colorado Public Radio News)

Duration: 00:05:00