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Working Poor Hit Hard By Colorado Flooding

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September 27, 2013 AT 6:37 AM
Days of torrential rains along a 130-mile stretch in the foothills west of Colorado's urban corridor triggered widespread flooding across 19 counties, from mountain towns to farming communities. The flood is blamed for eight deaths - with a ninth person missing and presumed dead. It destroyed an estimated 1,800 homes, toppled oil storage tanks, and caused an about $2 billion in property losses, most of it uninsured.