Tuscaloosa (United States)

Type: City
Name: Tuscaloosa (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 33.240002
Longitude: -87.540001
population: 79,816
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Foreign Students Strengthen the US Economy

@WBpeoplemoveForeign students who attend U.S. colleges and universities on F-1 visas bring billions of dollars each year to local economies. In order for their economic benefit to be realized through increased local jobs and investment, however, regional ... [Published World Bank - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Uber transit service launches in Tuscaloosa, Auburn and other SEC hometowns

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The app-based transit service Uber is now in Alabama thanks to launches in Tuscaloosa and Auburn.According to Uber's website, Thursday's expansion to 24 new markets is part of their UberEverywhere campaign.The expansion is particularly ... [Published al.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Germany's Bolta building £30m US plating plant

A German company is setting up a plastics chrome plating plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, US. Bolta Werke said the facility will be its first in the United States for the Leinburg, Germany, firm.Entire contents copyright 2014 by Crain Communications Inc. ... [Published Plastics and Rubber Weekly - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 5 reports

Uber hits 205 cities, now serves 55% of U.S. population

It's been a couple of months since  Uber  raised that record breaking  $1.4 billion funding round . And what does the company have to show for it? Oh, you know, only incredible international growth, and more impressive figures. You know, nothing spec ... [Published Vator.tv - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

(Un)Adopted provides sustainability in Uganda

Spending his Easter vacation away from family in an African village wasn't exactly how John Godwin usually celebrates the holiday."I never thought I would spend 40 hours on an airplane," said Godwin, a computer engineer from Tuscaloosa. "And when I got ... [Published MyFox Birmingham - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Four counties since 1900 have sent the most governors to Montgomery: Mapping the home...

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Since 1900, no county or region of Alabama has had a lock on supplying chief executives.Jefferson County started off strong. But Barbour, Cullman and Tuscaloosa counties have dominated the last 52 years.Some notable counties have ... [Published al.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Mercedes, VW supplier expanding

A company that supplies automotive structural parts to Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen plans to expand its plant at the Tuscaloosa Airport Industrial park. The almost $18 million expansion at Metalsa Tuscaloosa (formely ISE Innomotive Systems U.S. Inc.) ... [Published Tuscaloosa News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

ISIS too dangerous for U.S. to ignore

Ever since the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) appeared with its pompous moniker, U.S. policy seemed predicated on pretending the terrorist organization didn’t exist or, at the very least, didn’t matter. To recognize the threat it posed would require ... [Published Jacksonville Daily News - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Grinnell Mutual, Fire Marshall Foundation Announce Fire...

The National Association of State Fire Marshals Fire Research and Education Foundation (NASFM Foundation) and Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company are pleased to announce that 142 fire departments from 33 states earned the Life Safety Achievement Award ... [Published Firehouse.Com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

3 Alabama health clinics to split $750,000 in grants under Obamacare

Three Alabama health care centers will share $750,000 in grants awarded under the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources announced Tuesday.The grants are part of $35 million that the government awarded to 147 health centers ... [Published al.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Optimizing your energy throughout the workday

As more and more Americans work long hours, it is no surprise that individuals are looking for ways to improve energy, feel better and perform at their best – both at work and at home. Researchers have noted that fatigue in the United States workforce ... [Published Medical Xpress - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 3 reports

Bolta breaking ground on Tuscaloosa plant

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - A company based in Germany is breaking ground on a plant that will create more than 350 jobs in Tuscaloosa by 2018. The new Bolta U.S. Inc. factory is going up in an industrial park near the city's airport. Gov. Robert ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 07 2014]

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...Someone said you wrote the foreword to a book on the subject. Can you identify the book and answer my questions about the pythons? The book is "Invasive Pythons in the United States: Ecology of an Introduced Predator" (University of Georgia Press). Written by Michael E Dorcas (Davidson College) and John D Willson (University of Arkansas)...
" UberEverywhere  is our initiative to expand our global network so that people can be anywhere, open the Uber app and connect with a safe, reliable and seamless ride."
"The way it opens your mind, so we can appreciate what we have in this country, the freedoms we have, the liberties," Godwin said. "It will return to you far more and make you a better person in your own community than you will ever give to them."
"I don't think it's terribly important where you come from" said Bennett. "It's what you bring to the table."

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ECOVIEWS: Questions, answers about pythons in t... [Published Tuscaloosa News - Aug 31 2014]
Foreign Students Strengthen the US Economy [Published World Bank - Aug 29 2014]
Germany's Bolta building £30m US plating plant [Published Plastics and Rubber Weekly - Aug 29 2014]
Uber hits 205 cities, now serves 55% of U.S. po... [Published Vator.tv - Aug 28 2014]
Uber is in 24 new markets, 205 cities, 45 count... [Published GigaOM - Aug 28 2014]
Uber is Here [Published Flagpole - Aug 28 2014]
Uber is in 24 new markets, 205 cities, 45 count... [Published GigaOM - Aug 28 2014]
Uber is in 24 new markets, 205 cities, 45 count... [Published GigaOM Network - Aug 28 2014]
University of Alabama Researchers to Embark on ... [Published Office of Science - U.S. Department of Energy - Aug 28 2014]
(Un)Adopted provides sustainability in Uganda [Published MyFox Birmingham - Aug 28 2014]
Uber transit service launches in Tuscaloosa, Au... [Published al.com - Aug 28 2014]
Four counties since 1900 have sent the most gov... [Published al.com - Aug 28 2014]
UAB Awarded $19.31 Million to Lead National Stu... [Published Newswise - Aug 28 2014]
Mercedes, VW supplier expanding [Published Tuscaloosa News - Aug 28 2014]
SPORTING LIFE: Ed Reed swims his way to double ... [Published Tuscaloosa News - Aug 27 2014]
Tuskegee again ranked No. 2 baccalaureate colle... [Published Tuskegee University - Aug 27 2014]
Grinnell Mutual, Fire Marshall Foundation Annou... [Published Firehouse.Com - Aug 26 2014]
3 Alabama health clinics to split $750,000 in g... [Published al.com - Aug 26 2014]
ISIS too dangerous for U.S. to ignore [Published Jacksonville Daily News - Aug 26 2014]
142 U.S. Fire Departments Honored as Life Safet... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
Optimizing your energy throughout the workday [Published Medical Xpress - Aug 26 2014]
Travis McGrady hired as Emergency Management Ag... [Published The Daily Home - Aug 26 2014]
State superintendent's 'Future of Public Educat... [Published al.com - Aug 25 2014]
The strategic imperative of ISIS: Deal with it ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Aug 25 2014]
UAB Medicine Launches State's First Online Serv... [Published Newswise - Aug 25 2014]
Valor Grove apartment complex on Tuscaloosa Vet... [Published Tuscaloosa News - Aug 25 2014]
Arrest made in Tuscaloosa 'Easy Money' shooting [Published ABC 27 - Aug 24 2014]
BUSINESS BUZZ: Aug. 24 [Published Tuscaloosa News - Aug 24 2014]
How Tracy got on the 'worst' list [Published Tracy Press - Aug 22 2014]
New student move-in day at Samford University [Published Alabamas13 - Aug 22 2014]
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Uber is in 24 new markets, 205 cities, 45 count... [Published GigaOM - Aug 28 2014]
Quick to deflect attention from its Lyft-sabotage controversy, Uber has moved into 24 new markets in the United States. The cities range from the podunk town of Bloomington, Indiana, to the college town of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. In its blog post announcing ...
Uber is in 24 new markets, 205 cities, 45 count... [Published GigaOM Network - Aug 28 2014]
Quick to deflect attention from its Lyft-sabotage controversy, Uber has moved into 24 new markets in the United States. The cities range from the podunk town of Bloomington, Indiana, to the college town of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. In its blog post announcing ...
Another Unconstitutional Abortion Restriction S... [Published Hit & Run - Aug 05 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="225" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/_external/2014_08/alabama-protesting-the-admitti.jpg?h=225&w=300" title="Alabama protesting the admitting privileges requirement in 2013|||Planned Parenthood Southeast Advocates/Facebook" ...
Wonkbook: The latest legal battles over health ... [Published Ezra Klein - Aug 05 2014]
Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara ( @pkollipara ). To subscribe by e-mail, click  here . Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click  here . Follow ...
Alabama Steelworkers Fight for Their Jobs, Thre... [Published TAPPED - Jul 03 2014]
  Alliance for American Manufacturing Approximately 1,000 supporters of steelworker jobs turned out Monday, June 16 at a rally at the U.S. Steel facilities in Fairfield. The author works for the Alliance of American Manufacturing, which works in partnership ...
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