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Colorado will pay National Guard soldiers for rebuilding highway

FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2013 file photo, a Colorado National Guard soldier mans a roadblock as a bulldozer works on a damaged road being repaired after last month's flood, on Highway 36 south of Lyons, Colo. Colorado will use state funds to pay the next wave of National Guard soldiers rebuilding a key highway damaged by flooding because of the government shutdown. Soldiers from the Utah National Guard are set to arrive Friday to work on U.S. Highway 36 to Estes Park, relieving a Colorado National Guard crew that has been working there. The road engineers normally would be paid with federal dollars but the state doesn't want to lose any time in building a temporary road before winter. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)