Esosa Osa, right, films Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper talking about Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams at a campaign office in Decatur, Georgia on Sept. 22, 2018. (John Frank, The Colorado Sun)

John Hickenlooper searches for his liberal voice even as he preaches a new brand of politics ahead of 2020

A look inside the first campaign trip for America’s quirkiest governor as he ponders a presidential bid in 2020

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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