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Oklahoman Published: May 1, 2014
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Oklahoma City offers residents four locations for waste disposal Saturday

Oklahoma City residents can get rid of spring-cleaning waste or storm debris at no cost and without waiting for Bulk Waste Day. Free Landfill Day is from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at East Oak Landfill , 3201 Mosley Road; Oklahoma City Landfill, 7001 S Bryant; Oklahoma Landfill, 7600 SW 15; and Northeast Landfill, 2601 N Midwest Blvd., Spencer (construction and demolition materials only at Northeast Landfill.) A current original Oklahoma City utility bill (no photocopies accepted) or a printout of an e-bill is required as proof of residency.

Norman School for Strings will have open house

— The Norman School for Strings has expanded to a new space at 926 N Flood Ave and will host open houses from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday and May 10. The new 3,000-square-foot studio offers Suzuki and traditional instruction for ages 3 and up in violin, viola and cello. For more information, call 818-9504 or email normanschoolforstrings@gmail.com.

UCO professor receives award

— The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs has awarded the 2014 Teaching Excellence Award for the Southwestern Council to Robert Terrell, University of Central Oklahoma professor of accounting. The council annually recognizes individuals from each of its 10 regions who exemplify teaching excellence in the classroom. A certified public accountant, Terrell has been a member of the university’s faculty since 1985.

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