Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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time series

the conference voted to ban any team from having a bye in its schedule before the league championship game, returning the game to its traditional Thanksgiving weekend spot. Game results Since 1893, the Crimson Tide and Tigers have played 76 times. Alabama leads the all-time series, with 41 wins to Auburn's 34, with one tie. The game has been played in four cities: Auburn (Auburn, Alabama), Birmingham (Birmingham, Alabama), Montgomery (Montgomery, Alabama), and Tuscaloosa, Alabama


international work

Chimes * Gorgas House * Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion * Moundville Archaeological Park * University of Alabama Arboretum Sister cities The Tuscaloosa Sister Cities Commission was formed in 1986. The city currently has sister city relationships with cities in three countries: <


line people

found to have survived. During this period, ''The Tuscaloosa News'' posted an on-line people finder to aid loved ones and friends in finding one another and to determine who was still missing. "Help us locate loved ones". tuscaloosanews.com, 29 April 2011, Retrieved April 29, 2011 Two days after the storm, US president Barack Obama and Alabama governor Robert Bentley, and their spouses, Michelle Obama and Diane Bentley, respectively, accompanied Mayor Maddox on a tour of the damage and the recovery efforts, along with FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate and several Congressional dignitaries. Remarking about the scale and severity of the damage, Obama stated, "I've never seen devastation like this, it's heartbreaking" after touring the damaged areas. '''Pain''' was an American (United States) rock (rock music) band from Mobile (Mobile, Alabama) and Tuscaloosa (Tuscaloosa, Alabama), Alabama. The main songwriters Dan and Pose, grew up in Mobile and graduated from Mcgill Toolen High school in midtown Mobile. Though they have not produced any chart-topping hits, the band enjoyed a semi-mainstream following after touring relentlessly. Cartoon Network also aired a short two-minute music video set to their song "Jabberjaw (Running Underwater)", featuring the cartoon character of the same name along with "updated" versions of the rest of the show's characters. YouTube.com, "Jabberjaw (Running Underwater)" music video featured on Cartoon Network - Retrieved January 6, 2011 The corpse Hazel's body was taken to Adams Vermillion Furniture which also sold caskets and functioned as a funeral parlor. No one showed up to claim her, but the body wasn't decomposing, either—supposedly an effect of the poison. With an endless supply of curious visitors the proprietor started charging 10¢ a gander to see the notorious outlaw. The corpse was later loaned out to various exhibitors, including Adams' brother in Tuscaloosa (Tuscaloosa, Alabama), and Captain Harvey Lee Boswell, before it came into the possession of O. C. Brooks in 1907. He featured the well-preserved remains in his traveling show for 40 years. When he died, Brooks left Hazel to his nephew, on the condition that any money raised from displaying her be donated to charity. '''DS: That would seem like racy material for grade school or high school. :'''EW:''' I don’t mean in Alabama; in America the curriculum is determined by each community, which is unlike every other country in the western world. So, in Tuscaloosa (w:Tuscaloosa, Alabama) they are not going to teach something racy, but in Darien, Connecticut (w:Darien, Connecticut) they are.


numerous water

the home of the University of Alabama, Stillman College and Shelton State Community College. While the city attracted international attention when Mercedes-Benz announced it would build its first automotive assembly plant in North America in Tuscaloosa County, the University of Alabama remains the dominant economic and cultural engine in the city. Tuscaloosa has been traditionally known as the "Druid City" because of the numerous water oaks planted in its downtown


site local

, the three stations provide at least secondary coverage from the Alabama-Georgia (Georgia (U.S. state)) state line westward to Columbus, Mississippi. WBMA WCFT WJSU operates a number of SkyCams throughout the state which send a live shot and weather information from that site. Local insurance company Alfa Insurance sponsors the network. There are SkyCams in Downtown Birmingham, Inverness (Hoover, Alabama), Gadsden (Gadsden, Alabama), Demopolis (Demopolis, Alabama), Hamilton


significant attention

University in Birmingham (Birmingham, Alabama), and George Washington University in Washington, D.C.; however he never obtained a college degree. Education and internal improvements received significant attention during Moore's first term. Construction was completed on the Alabama Insane Hospital (Bryce Hospital) at Tuscaloosa (Tuscaloosa, Alabama) and Dr. Peter Bryce was appointed its first superintendent. The Institute for the Deaf and Blind was established at Talladega


football wide

Interstate 20 (Interstate 20 (Alabama)) Interstate 59 (Interstate 59 (Alabama)) east of Tuscaloosa and US-82 (U.S. Highway 82 (Alabama)) west of Tuscaloosa - '''Johnny Lee Stallworth''' (born July&nbsp;15, 1952, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama) is a former American football wide receiver who played fourteen seasons in the National Football League for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played college football at Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University Alabama A&M


success writing

Wilson College and after graduation in 1983, he spent four years as a reporter in North Carolina, first as a general assignment reporter for ''The Thermal Belt News Journal'' in Columbus (Columbus, North Carolina), and then as sports editor and feature writer at ''The Daily Courier'' in Forest City (Forest City, North Carolina). Later he attended the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa (Tuscaloosa, Alabama), where he received an MFA in creative writing. He quickly found success

writing short stories, first with smaller literary magazines, then with ''Harper's (Harper's Magazine)'', which published two of his stories: "Charlotte" in 1992 and "The Prophet From Jupiter" in 1993. The latter story helped ''Harper's'' win a National Magazine Award for fiction in 1994. After high school, Black attended the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa (Tuscaloosa, Alabama) majoring in political science. He took Army ROTC classes and finished


hits quot

on the station altogether to make way for WJOX-FM, which moved from the AM dial to become Birmingham's first FM sports talk station. On the same day, '''WUHT''' "Hot 107.7" debuted, branding itself as "Birmingham’s New #1 for R & B Hits&quot;. The station now broadcasts at slightly reduced power from an antenna atop Birmingham’s Red Mountain. Its musical presentation places it squarely between Cox Radio's stations, urban contemporary WBHJ (95.7 Jamz) and adult


acts performing

Northport. This nationally recognized event brings in visitors and artists from all over the United States. As several hundred talented artists bring their creations, several thousand visitors come to pay tribute to their skills. Those crowds come not only for the art, but also for the artistry of the days of old. Several artisans provide live demonstrations of blacksmithing, furniture making, quilting, and potting. There are music acts performing on stages and many varied foods available

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

'''Tuscaloosa''' ( Located on the Black Warrior River, it is the fifth-largest city in Alabama, with an estimated population of 95,334 in 2013. Founded in 1819, the city was named after Tuskaloosa (Chief Tuskaloosa), the chieftain of a Muskogean (Muskogean languages)-speaking people who battled and was defeated by Hernando de Soto (Hernando de Soto (explorer)) in 1540 in the Battle of Mabila (Mabila), "Tuscaloosa", ''Encyclopedia of Alabama'' and served as Alabama's capital city from 1826 to 1846.

Tuscaloosa is the regional center of industry, commerce, healthcare, and education for the area of west-central Alabama known as ''West Alabama''. It is the principal city of the Tuscaloosa Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Tuscaloosa, Hale (Hale County, Alabama) and Pickens (Pickens County, Alabama) counties and has an estimated metro population in 2013 of 235,628. Tuscaloosa is also the home of the University of Alabama, Stillman College and Shelton State Community College. While the city attracted international attention when Mercedes-Benz announced it would build its first automotive assembly plant in North America in Tuscaloosa County, the University of Alabama remains the dominant economic and cultural engine in the city.

Tuscaloosa has been traditionally known as the "Druid City" because of the numerous water oaks planted in its downtown streets since the 1840s. Hubbs, Guy (Spring 2009). "Tuscaloosa on My Mind", ''Alabama Historical Association newsletter''. Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 4–5. The city has also become well known nationally for the University of Alabama's success in sports, and particularly in football. City leaders adopted the moniker "The City of Champions" after the Alabama Crimson Tide football team (Alabama Crimson Tide football) won the BCS National Championship game in 2010 (2010 BCS National Championship Game), 2012 (2012 BCS National Championship Game), and again in 2013 (2013 BCS National Championship Game). In 2008, the City of Tuscaloosa hosted the USA Olympic Triathlon (United States at the 2008 Summer Olympics) trials for the Beijing Games (2008 Summer Olympics). http: continuingstudies.ua.edu IFES ifes-tuscaloosa.html

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