Passengers make their way through security at Denver International Airport earlier this summer. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Federal criminal investigation alleged as lawsuit claiming bribery, bid rigging for Denver airport concessions contract is revived

The “most valuable concessions contract” in airport history — including Smashburger, Tom's Urban Kitchen and Brewery — at the center of legal battle.

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Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Authorities raid 247 Colorado homes, seize more than 800 marijuana plants in years-long operation targeting black market pot

State and federal officials said the nearly three-year investigation showed that illegal marijuana trafficking mushroomed after voters approved recreational use in 2012

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After growing up in proximity to military contamination, author felt moved to examine how lands were converted to wildlife refuge

David Havlick's field work sent him all over the world -- including pedaling through central Europe and researching militarized sites in Japan