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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Campaign to recall Colorado Senate President Leroy Garcia fails, decides not to turn in all of its signatures

The effort said they will turn in about 120 signatures, but not all of the ones they collected, in protest of what they said was "voter intimidation"

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$1 billion has flowed from venture investors to Front Range companies this year

More exits, larger funding rounds and more entrepreneurs are the result of years in the making. Will it last as unicorns fumble and recession concerns rise?