Oklahoma City CC starts summer session amid disaster clean-up

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When Oklahoma City Community College students returned to campus Monday, many of their classes weren't where they expected.

School officials spent last week finding classroom space for all the college's summer courses after a tornado swept through campus, causing heavy damage to several buildings.

The college's summer semester had been scheduled to begin June 3, but officials decided to postpone the first day of classes because of damage from the May 31 tornado. The storm tore the roof off the college's main building, allowing several inches of rain water to collect inside, OCCC spokesman Cordell Jordan said.

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