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Flood Insurance: What is Covered?

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Have you experienced flood damage to your home or business as a result of Colorado rainstorms? There are always many questions from the community on what is covered by insurance companies or other programs. The first step is to meet with your insurance agent to review your policy. Flood damage is covered under a separate flood insurance policy and not under your general policy. Flood insurance is purchased directly from your insurance agent.

Aunt Jemima Breakfast Products Recalled

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Pinnacle Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling all "Best By" dates of Aunt Jemima Frozen Pancakes, Frozen Waffles & Frozen French Toast Slices distributed nationally in the United States and one product into Mexico because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported. The products are being recalled as a precautionary measure given the health and safety of our consumers is our top priority.

Motorcycle Fatalities Hit Record, CDOT Promotes Training

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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness month.

There were 125 motorcycle fatalities in 2016--a 15 percent increase from the number of motorcycle fatalities in 2015 and a record all-time high for Colorado. Motorcycle deaths have been on the rise for the past few years, which is why CDOT will be launching a campaign during Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month to encourage riders to participate in motorcycle safety training courses offered across the state.

14 Tips for Water Safety this Summer

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While this weekend may have been dominated by snow and wind, warmer weather is just around the corner.

Summer fun in Colorado often involves some time cooling off in a local lake, swimming pool or boating on the high mountain lakes and rivers. To help you and your family stay safe around bodies of water, follow these water safety tips.

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7 Tips to Care for Snow-Damaged Trees

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Residents of the Front Range corridor and eastern Colorado may be dealing with snow-damaged trees after tonight and tomorrow's snowstorm, and may soon be considering actions to protect and repair them. Keith Wood, community forestry program manager for the Colorado State Forest Service, said that although the first impulse may be to start sawing when a tree is damaged, homeowners should first assess the situation to avoid hurting themselves or further damaging the tree.