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Talladega

(tălədē`gə), city (1990 pop. 18,175), seat of Talladega co., NE central Ala., in the Blue Ridge foothills; inc. 1835. There are significant marble and limestone quarries. Textiles, furniture, industrial rubber, and metal products are the chief manufactures. In Nov., 1813, Andrew Jackson defeated a force of Creeks at this Native American border town. The city is the seat of Talladega College and the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind. Many antebellum homes remain. The Talladega Superspeedway north of the city hosts NASCAR races.
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We finished fourth last fall at Talladega -- which was a career-best for myself and Hillman Racing -- and we were able to carry that momentum into the off-season, so we're looking for another strong run this weekend," said Landon Cassill.
You hear about what a difference an automated molding machine makes, and it's true," said Matt Peters, production manager, Talladega Pattern.
The CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park is projected to open in May 2015.
Most of Elliott Sadler's memories of Talladega Superspeedway are unpleasant.
Troy Trepanier, an aftermarket frame builder, is showing the 1969 Ford Torino Talladega at the 2013 SEMA aftermarket show this week.
Auto Club Speedway will assume the October date now occupied by Talladega, which in turn will move into the late October date vacated by Atlanta.
Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby is a conventional tale of sporting triumph against the odds, souped-up with scatological visual and verbal humour that should rev the engines of anyone who enjoyed Anchorman.
Natural resources and the national forest play a big part in this part of Alabama," said Tony Tooke, Talladega National Forest district ranger.
Roll goods producer American Nonwovens Corporation (ANC), Columbus, MS, recently purchased Specialty Textile Products (STP), Talladega, AL.
An anonymous parent in nearby Talladega County joined Chandler in filing the lawsuit.
Jesse Jackson's often used phrase, "We can send them [our children] to Yale, or we can send them to jail"--substituting the names of Philander Smith, Talladega, LeMoyne-Owen and Wilberforce for Yale.