Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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music rock 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


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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 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


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by a federal judge in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He was also fined more than $119,000. LPFM In some states, LPFM stations are used to broadcast travelers information. Colorado has a statewide network of LPFMs used in this manner, while many other state, county, or local governments use one or more


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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


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of 34 schools—6 high schools, 8 middle schools and 19 elementary schools. It also provides services for special needs students at Sprayberry Education Center. In 2013 the school system hired its first minority superintendent of Hispanic Latin origin who is also only the second female. Tuscaloosa is also served by several private schools, both secular and religious, including Tuscaloosa Academy, American Christian Academy (American Christian Academy (Tuscaloosa, Alabama)), Holy Spirit Catholic


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of Southern Jewish Communities publisher Goldring Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life accessdate 5 October 2010 They initially met in homes and businesses until eventually building a Moorish Revival (Moorish Revival architecture)-style temple in 1893. Marengo County Heritage Book Committee: ''The heritage of Marengo County, Alabama'', pages 34–46. Clanton, Alabama: Heritage Publishing


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#Radio Clear Channel Communications and Cumulus Media Networks both own and operate a cluster of radio stations in Tuscaloosa, that form the majority of the market. Infrastructure Health and medicine DCH Regional Medical Center is the main medical facility in Tuscaloosa. Operated by the publicly controlled DCH Healthcare Authority, the 610-bed hospital opened in 1916 as the Druid City Infirmary. The Licensed Bed figures were taken from data from the Hospital Directory of the Alabama Hospital Association. The DCH Health System website lists the numbers of Licensed Beds at DCH Regional Medical Center to be 583. The emergency department at DCH operates a trauma center (though it is not verified as one by the American College of Surgeons, however) that serves all of west central Alabama and is one of the busiest in the state. Directory of Services: Trama Center. ''DCH Health System''. Accessed November 26, 2005. The DCH Healthcare authority also operates Northport Medical Center in neighboring Northport (Northport, Alabama). Other major medical centers in Tuscaloosa include the 702-bed Veterans Affairs (United States Department of Veterans Affairs) Medical Center-Tuscaloosa and the 422-bed Bryce Hospital, Mary S. Harper Geriatric Psychiatry Center, and Taylor Hardin Secure Medical Facility. http: www.city-data.com city Tuscaloosa-Alabama.html Transportation thumb The Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station, one mile south of downtown (Image:Tuscaloosa Alabama Amtrak Station.jpg) Tuscaloosa is connected to other parts of the country via air, rail, road and sea. The city lies at the intersection of several highways, including three federal highways (U.S. Highway system) (US 11 (U.S. Route 11 in Alabama), US 43 (US 43 (AL)), and US 82 (US 82 (AL))), three Alabama state highways (SR 69 (State Route 69 (Alabama)), SR 215 (State Route 215 (Alabama)), and SR 216 (State Route 216 (Alabama))) and two duplexed (conjoined) Interstates (Interstate Highway) (I-20 (Interstate 20 (Alabama)) I-59 (Interstate 59 (Alabama))). Interstate 359 spurs off from I-20 I-59 and heads northward, ending in downtown Tuscaloosa. SR 297 (Alabama State Route 297) will be the future loop road around Tuscaloosa. Tuscaloosa also contains one toll road on the Black Warrior Parkway (I-20 I-59), charging $1.25 for automobiles, and one toll bridge (Black Warrior Parkway bridge). Greyhound Bus Lines provides passenger bus service to Tuscaloosa. I The Tuscaloosa Transit Authority operates the Tuscaloosa Trolley System. The Tuscaloosa Trolley provides local public bus transportation with four fixed routes that operate Monday through Friday from 5:00 am to 6:00 pm. The trolley's paint job is an illusion; it is an El Dorado Transmark RE bus, painted to look like a trolley. http: www.uatrolley.org door The Tuscaloosa Regional Airport, on the north side of the Black Warrior River west of downtown Northport, is equipped with two lighted runways (6499' and 4001') and provides full facilities for the general aviation which the airport mainly serves. The airport also supports private jetcraft and commercial charter flights, but passengers of regularly scheduled commercial aircraft from Tuscaloosa embark at either the convenient and well equipped Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, located '''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.


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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 City of Tuscaloosa (Tuscaloosa, Alabama) does not have a municipal civic center (civic center), the demand for events grew rapidly and the Coliseum doubled its capacity in the 1970s due to this. In the 1990s marquee concerts and events that the arena had seen in the previous two decades grew scarce as the facility became more outdated and became mostly devoted to Crimson Tide athletic events. In the hope that the University could pull more excitement for events at the facility, the Coliseum underwent a significant renovation in 2005, which cost over $24 million. footnotes '''Shelton State Community College''' is a two-year community college located in Tuscaloosa (Tuscaloosa, Alabama), Alabama. Operated by the Alabama State Department of Postsecondary Education, Shelton is one of the largest two-year colleges in the state. Approximately 7,000 students are enrolled in some form of coursework, including around 3,000 full-time students. The college is currently on probation with its regional accrediting body (Regional accreditation) "because of questions about its institutional effectiveness and its perceived failure to set college-level competencies for student learning." '''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.


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) KYTV , the local NBC affiliate, where she became the first person of color to anchor the news in the Ozarks. In 1996, she accepted an offer from KGTV to work in San Diego. '''Alabama Public Radio''' is a network of public radio stations based in Tuscaloosa, Alabama that serves roughly the western half of the state of Alabama with classical music (European classical music), folk music, jazz, and nostalgic music programs, as well as news and feature programs

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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