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Tulsa Traffic Ticket Amnesty

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Drivers with unpaid parking tickets in Tulsa can pay the tickets without paying late fees or court costs during the amnesty period which will begin Jan. 17 and end on Feb. 7, 2014.

Holders of unpaid parking tickets can pay with cash or credit card, either at the cashier's windows at City Hall, 175 E. Second Street, or at Tulsa Municipal Courts, 600 Civic Center, second floor.

The amnesty period is only for parking tickets, not for moving violations or other kinds of tickets.

Free Landfill Days this Weekend

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This weekend is City of Tulsa Free Landfill Days. (from CityofTulsa.org)

The City of Tulsa will host its semi-annual free landfill day's event on Saturday, Oct. 19 and Sunday, Oct. 20 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Quarry Landfill located at 46th Street North approximately 1-1/2 miles east of U.S. 169.

City of Tulsa Hosting Open House on Oct. 16 for National Community Planning Month

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from: https://www.cityoftulsa.org/news/news-stories/2013/planopenhouse.aspx

Tulsans and residents of surrounding communities are invited to celebrate National Community Planning Month by attending an open house hosted by the City of Tulsa's Planning and Economic Development Department.

The open house will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 3 - 6 p.m. at City Hall, 10th floor North Conference Room. Program remarks will begin at 3:30 p.m. and refreshments will be provided.

City of Tulsa Tree Debris Pickup

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Beginning Monday, July 29, the City of Tulsa will begin picking up debris from the recent rain and wind storms.

from cityoftulsa.org

A special curbside debris removal operation will begin Monday, July 29, beginning at 8 a.m. and continuing to 5 p.m. on weekdays.  Crews will make one pass throughout the city to gather residential tree debris from last night's storm, if it is placed at the curb.

Fade Into You: Tulsa's Absorption Of The Small Place

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In his Tulsa Tribune article, "Some Tulsa County Towns Are Only Faded Memories," Jim Downing pointed out that before Tulsa County was the City of Tulsa and everything else, the city was just a small part of everything else. Initally, the everything else consisted of small places that provided goods and that were spaced at convenient distances , allowing those travelling by team and wagon to make the roundtrip during daylight hours. Later, settlements sprang up along the railroad line as it expanded. Over time, many of these places ceased to exist, at least officially. 

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