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symbol for the element aluminumaluminum
, called in British countries aluminium
, metallic chemical element; symbol Al; at. no. 13; at. wt. 26.98154; m.p. 660.37°C;; b.p. 2,467°C;; sp. gr. 2.6989 at 20°C;; valence +3.
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Alabama State Information

Phone: (334) 242-8000

Area (sq mi):: 52419.02 (land 50744.00; water 1675.01) Population per square mile: 89.80
Population 2005: 4,557,808 State rank: 0 Population change: 2000-20005 2.50%; 1990-2000 10.10% Population 2000: 4,447,100 (White 70.30%; Black or African American 26.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.70%; Asian 0.70%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 35.80
Income 2000: per capita $18,189; median household $34,135; Population below poverty level: 16.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,764-$26,505
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 24.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.20%

List of Alabama counties:

  • Autauga County
  • Baldwin County
  • Barbour County
  • Bibb County
  • Blount County
  • Bullock County
  • Butler County
  • Calhoun County
  • Chambers County
  • Cherokee County
  • Chilton County
  • Choctaw County
  • Clarke County
  • Clay County
  • Cleburne County
  • Coffee County
  • Colbert County
  • Conecuh County
  • Coosa County
  • Covington County
  • Crenshaw County
  • Cullman County
  • Dale County
  • Dallas County
  • DeKalb County
  • Elmore County
  • Escambia County
  • Etowah County
  • Fayette County
  • Franklin County
  • Geneva County
  • Greene County
  • Hale County
  • Henry County
  • Houston County
  • Jackson County
  • Jefferson County
  • Lamar County
  • Lauderdale County
  • Lawrence County
  • Lee County
  • Limestone County
  • Lowndes County
  • Macon County
  • Madison County
  • Marengo County
  • Marion County
  • Marshall County
  • Mobile County
  • Monroe County
  • Montgomery County
  • Morgan County
  • Perry County
  • Pickens County
  • Pike County
  • Randolph County
  • Russell County
  • Saint Clair County
  • Shelby County
  • Sumter County
  • Talladega County
  • Tallapoosa County
  • Tuscaloosa County
  • Walker County
  • Washington County
  • Wilcox County
  • Winston County
  • Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.

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    On drawings, abbr. for aluminum.
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    With only a quarter of Chicago's 669 runs scoring on the strength of a home run--far below the American League average of 32 percent--the Sox relied on small ball strategies.
    The title and subtitle are perhaps misleading, in that the book is not really about the American League and the lessons that one can draw from this fascinating period.
    "Facing two pitches, you could guess right half the time," American League umpire Cal Hubbard observed.
    As the A's cruised to another first place finish this year, an odd thing happened: they did it with pitching and fleet-footed defense, not their on-base percentage (which ranked near the bottom of the American League).
    Hubbard called the shots in the American League from 1936 through 1951 and then supervised other umpires for an additional fifteen years.
    Brush said that he would not compete with a "representative of the inferior American League." He later regretted the decision and proposed continuing the series.
    They made it into the American League playoffs, won the first round against Oakland and lost to the Anaheim Angels in the American League Championship Series.
    The top five Most Valuable Player nominees in the American League for 1999 were Latin Americans; Puerto Rican Iv[acute{a}]n Rodriguez ended up with the coveted honor.
    American League: Yankees, Indians, Mariners, Rangers.
    In a windowless room, officers of the American League of Lobbyists (ALL), gathered to unveil their spanking new code of ethics, and to share their pain.
    Boston harbored so much resentment with umpires' calls in this year's American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees that a few Red Sox fans actually rushed onto the field in protest during one game.
    In a recent study, Golf, Shughart, and Tollison [1997] demonstrate that the adoption of the designated hitter rule in the American League is associated with a sharp increase in the number of hit batsmen.

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