Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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wrestling team

, one-half of the professional wrestling team The Rock 'n' Roll Express *Vera Hall, born near Livingston, AL, but worked, occasionally lived in and married a man from Tuscaloosa; folk musician *Charlie Hayward, bass guitarist of the Charlie Daniels Band *Chuck Leavell, born in Birmingham but raised in Tuscaloosa; keyboardist for The Rolling Stones http: www.chuckleavell.com *Debra Marshall, professional wrestler and diva with World Wrestling


medical buildings

in the Jefferson and Hillman Hospitals, which were acquired by the University of Alabama Board of Trustees (University of Alabama System) from Jefferson County (Jefferson County, Alabama). The rapid growth of the Greater Birmingham (Birmingham-Hoover-Cullman Combined Statistical Area) area led the hospital to continue to expand to some 20 surrounding medical buildings. In 1992, UAB opened "The Kirklin Clinic", a 5-story outpatient facility. http: medicine.uab.edu


years winning

Alabama Crimson Tide football team Alabama in Tuscaloosa (Tuscaloosa, Alabama), and Iowa State (Iowa State Cyclones football). Winning their first seven games, the Huskies were ranked as high as #12 in the AP Poll, #14 in the Coaches' Poll, and #10 in the BCS rankings (Bowl Championship Series). In the 2004 season, Novak led the Huskies to a 9–3 record and their first bowl appearance in 21 years, winning the 2004 Silicon Valley Football Classic Silicon Valley


strong national

of a system of locks and dams on the Black Warrior River by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened up an inexpensive link to the Gulf seaport of Mobile (Mobile, Alabama), stimulating especially the mining and metallurgical industries of the region. By the advent of the 20th century, the growth of the University of Alabama and the mental health-care facilities in the city, along with a strong national economy fueled a steady growth in Tuscaloosa which continued unabated for 100 years


created massive

peoples in this area are believed to have descended from the Mississippian culture, which flourished throughout the Mississippi and Ohio river valleys and the Southeast from about 1000 to 1450. They were mound builders, who created massive earthwork (earthworks (archaeology)) mounds as structures for political and religious purposes. They relied greatly on fishing and riverway trading at their major sites (c.f. Moundville (Moundville, Alabama), Tuscaloosa (Tuscaloosa, Alabama)). Some


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Field (known for hosting football games). On the east side of Birmingham, US 11 is known locally as 1st Avenue North and as Roebuck Parkway. '''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.


term construction

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


line site

: findarticles.com p articles mi_7737 is_200812 ai_n32312040 pg_1 title The Incorporatioin of Mississippian traditions into Fort Ancient Societies: A Preliminary view of the shift to shell-tempered pottery use in the Middle Ohio Valley publisher Southeastern Archaeology date Winter 2008 125pxpx State Line Site (File:State Line Archeological District.jpg) A Middle Fort Ancient complex of sites west of Elizabethtown (Elizabethtown, Ohio), Ohio on both sides of the Indiana Ohio


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


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from Morgan County (Morgan County, Alabama) from 1954 to 1966. During the last of these terms, 1962 to1966, Brewer, at age thirty-four, became the Speaker (Speaker of the House) of the Alabama House of Representatives, the youngest person in state history to hold this post. Early life Otis Crandall Davis "Team USA Medal Winners at the Olympic Games". USA Track & Field. Retrieved

March 21, 2012. was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on July 12, 1932. "Otis Davis". USA Track & Field. Retrieved March 20, 2012. He is black and Native American. He served four years in the United States Air Force.

basketball and women's volleyball programs in the past. Opened in 1968 as '''Memorial Coliseum''' as a replacement for Foster Auditorium (the current name was adopted in 1988), the coliseum is located at the center of the University of Alabama's athletic complex, which also includes Sewell-Thomas Stadium, Sam Bailey Track & Field Stadium, the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility, the Mal M. Moore Athletic Facility and the football building and practice fields. Since the Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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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