Entire Colorado town evacuating

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Friday, September 13, 2013

CNN: Help has arrived for Lyons, the small town cut off by flooding in Colorado.

The Colorado National Guard began evacuating the entire town of about 2,000 at daybreak, Gov. John Hickenlooper said.

 

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