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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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It was Hendrick's second victory of the season after Chase Elliott won at Talladega in April.
The museum's construction is part of a three-building project at the college that includes a new suite-styled residence hall and Talladega's first-ever student center.
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Logano's win advanced him into the third round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, which begins after stops at Charlotte and Talladega. Four drivers will be cut from the 12-driver field after Talladega.