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A city of west-central Alabama southwest of Birmingham. Established in 1819 on the site of a Creek village, it was the state capital from 1826 to 1846. The University of Alabama was founded here in 1831.


(ˌtʌs kəˈlu sə)

a city in W Alabama. 74,100.
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Noun1.Tuscaloosa - a university town in west central Alabama
Alabama, Camellia State, Heart of Dixie, AL - a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
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Other companies have also head early successes at Tuscaloosa, including Houston-based Indigo Minerals, which sparked even more hopes for the deposit.
It was reported that the addition of the new Mercedes model would bring 400 jobs and increase Daimler's total planned investment in its Tuscaloosa plant between 2010 and 2014 to nearly $2.4 billion.
Costanzo, superintendent of the Tuscaloosa County (Ala.) School System for seven years, had seen many storms and tornadoes hit his district, but this was by far the worst.
There the devastated town of Tuscaloosa, where 36 died, was one of many where troops were helping victims of Wednesday's storms.
Alabama, where at least 246 died, was worst hit with another 990 people injured in the city of Tuscaloosa alone.
In Tuscaloosa, he said: "I've never seen devastation like this.
He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Genevieve (Raynor) Liberis of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and was predeceased in 1978 by his first wife, Jeannette M.
The Star-Banner of Ocala, Fla., will cut its advertising production staff in half as newspapers in The New York Times Regional Media Group move their ad building services to a facility in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
"It was a pretty amazing moment, because there were some very qualified nominees with amazing credentials," said Raines, who teaches at the Tuscaloosa Center for Technology.
US wireless operator Verizon Wireless (Verizon), a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE:VOD) (LSE:VOD), has revealed it is bringing its wide-area wireless broadband service to the Greater Tuscaloosa area and the University of Alabama, USA.
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Randall-Reilly Publishing (Tuscaloosa, AL), the publisher of such titles as "Truckers News Magazine," "Overdrive" and "Equipment World," has begun the publication of "Total Landscape Care" with an issue in November.