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Past articles by Aspen:

Cocina De Mino has served authenticity in OKC for decades

A 20,000-square-foot Mexican restaurant has served up fresh tortillas and fajitas in Oklahoma City for more than 40 years. → Read More

What's causing allergies in Oklahoma and how to relieve them

Spring allergy season is in full swing in and many Oklahomans are experiencing runny noses, headaches, itching and other symptoms. → Read More

Oklahoma voters say 'no' to SQ 820, recreational marijuana

Oklahoma voters rejected State Question 820, which would have legalized recreational marijuana. → Read More

OKC's Pink Parrot bar is closing after a weekend fight where multiple people were stabbed

Pink Parrot's owner felt closing down was "the right thing to do" after the fight in his bar left multiple people with stab wounds. → Read More

OKC parents struggle with rising food and diaper costs, all as SNAP benefits set for drop

Many Oklahoma parents are feeling the pain of sticker shock and adjusting their spending habits to make ends meet for their families. → Read More

'Extremist' police union, dark money and a new Thunder arena. 5 Takeaways from city council debate

The debate between JoBeth Hamon and her opponent Marek Cornett got tense during discussions of police, dark money and Hamon's time in office. → Read More

AMC is changing ticket prices to reflect how good your seats are in the theater

Sightline at AMC will offer lower-priced seating, average-priced seating and higher-priced seating depending on seat location. → Read More

OU is offering free admission to Bedlam game to fans who brave the weather

OU is offering free admission to any fans who brave the cold to attend the OU vs OSU Bedlam basketball game. → Read More

Funeral services set for Athena Brownfield

Funeral services for 4-year-old Athena Brownfield will be held on Jan. 25 at The Stride Bank Center in Enid. She passed on Christmas Day. → Read More

Is Carole Baskin's husband really alive? How Joe Exotic reacted to the latest rumors

Here's what we know about the recent, resurfaced rumors that Carole Baskin's former husband, Don Lewis, is alive in Costa Rica. → Read More

Friday's Idabel tornado classified as an EF4

A state of emergency was declared as an EF4 tornado swept through southeastern Oklahoma causing serious damage. → Read More

Severe storms are headed to OKC Thursday. Heavy winds, hail possible; tornado threat low

Less than an inch of rainfall is expected in Oklahoma Thursday and Friday. The storms also will bring heavy wind gusts, hail and isolated tornadoes. → Read More

Edmond motorcycle police officer Joe Wells on road to long recovery after collision

Edmond police officer Joe Wells was moved to an advanced care facility after completion of his last surgery. He has been 'alert and talkative.' → Read More

James Halligan, former OSU president and state senator, dies at 86

James Halligan served as Oklahoma State University president from 1994-2002 and guided the Cowboy family in the aftermath of a tragic 2001 plane crash. → Read More

Police investigating after man found shot to death at southeast Oklahoma City motel

The Best Way Inn, next door to the troubled Plaza Inn, was the scene of a fatal shooting on Friday in southeast Oklahoma City. → Read More

Okmulgee missing men's bodies found shot, dismembered in Deep Fork River, authorities say

Officials confirmed that the bodies found in Deep Fork River were those of four men who were reported missing after they went on bike rides Oct. 9. → Read More

Five Oklahoma City-area educators named finalists for state Teacher of the Year

Twelve finalists for Oklahoma Teacher of the Year were announced Wednesday. The award winner will be crowned in March. → Read More

9-year-old boy killed in drive-by shooting identified by Oklahoma City police

A 9-year-old boy who loved basketball and video games was identified by Oklahoma City police as the victim of a drive-by shooting earlier this week. → Read More

Endangered monarch butterflies migrate through Oklahoma. How you can help the species.

Monarch butterflies are now endangered. There are many organizations teaming up in Oklahoma to help them along their migration. You can help too. → Read More