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Tennessee

State in the central southeastern United States

Tennessee is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Tennessee is the 36th largest and the 16th most populous of the 50 United States. Tennessee is bordered by eight states, with Kentucky to the north, Virginia to the northeast, North Carolina to the east, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi to the south, Arkansas to the west, and Missouri to the northwest. The Appalachian Mountains dominate the eastern part of the state, and the Mississippi River forms the state's western border. Nashville is the state's capital and largest city, with a 2017 population of 667,560 and a 2017 metro population of 1,903,045. Tennessee's second largest city is Memphis, which had a population of 652,236 in 2017.

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National Children's Museum opens in D.C., Stax Music Academy celebrates 20 years in Tennessee, and more
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Evelyn Boswell, a Tennessee toddler who is 15 months old, was last seen in December. An Amber Alert was issued for her on Wednesday.
 
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In rural Carter County, Tenn., health officials have embraced a strategy for stemming addiction: Teaching children as young as 6 how to reverse an overdose.
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William McCloud and Angela Boswell were arrested in North Carolina in connection to the disappearance of Tennessee toddler Evelyn Boswell.
 
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Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign on Friday alleged that rival Bernie Sanders’ “Trump-like rhetoric” encouraged supporters to vandalize a..
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Handmade posters, reading “Authoritarian,” “Classist” and “Oligarch,” were plastered on the windows of a Bloomberg field office in Knoxville, Tenn.
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Evelyn Boswell, a Tennessee toddler at the center of a new Amber Alert, was reportedly last seen the day after Christmas, authorities said this week.
 
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Tennessee death row inmate Nicholas Todd Sutton was executed Thursday night by the electric chair. Sutton was convicted of killing four people.
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A death row inmate convicted more than three decades ago of stabbing a fellow prisoner to death over a drug deal gone bad was executed in Tennessee on Thursday..
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A death row inmate convicted more than three decades ago of stabbing a fellow prisoner to death over a drug deal gone bad was executed in Tennessee on Thursday..
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A death row inmate convicted more than three decades ago of stabbing a fellow prisoner to death over a drug deal gone bad is scheduled for execution on Thursday..
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Nationally, electrocution is outdated. But four of the past five condemned men put to death in Tennessee have chosen it over injection. A fifth could be executed..
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Another round of heavy rain was forecast for the waterlogged South this week, adding to the misery for residents in Mississippi and Tennessee.
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Here's the latest for Monday, February 17th: Cruise ships passengers taken to Nebraska for quarantine; Pompeo on Africa visits; Landslide destroys Tennesee..
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Weeks of heavy rain have inundated a large portion of the southern U.S., bringing near-record flooding to Mississippi and Tennessee.
 
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Weeks of heavy rain have inundated a large portion of the southern U.S., bringing near-record flooding to Mississippi and Tennessee
 
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Authorities say two homes were destroyed when a hillside collapsed near a swollen river in western Tennessee. (Feb. 17)
 
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A 20-year-old man was moved to tears after being given a car that will provide vital transportation for him to start college and get to classes.
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