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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 only the 36th largest but 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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Dolly Parton To Donate $1 Million To Tennessee Hospital For Coronavirus Research [Video]

Dolly Parton To Donate $1 Million To Tennessee Hospital For Coronavirus Research

Country legend Dolly Parton is stepping amid the coronavirus pandemic and donating her time and money. The music icon announced she will donate $1 million to the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in..

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Taylor Swift donates cash to save Nashville record store [Video]

Taylor Swift donates cash to save Nashville record store

Taylor Swift has offered to cover the salaries of the employees at a beloved Nashville, Tennessee record store which has been forced to close during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Taylor Swift helps out record store in Nashville struggling amid coronavirus [Video]

Taylor Swift helps out record store in Nashville struggling amid coronavirus

Taylor Swift has offered "direct relief" for an independent record store in her hometown of Nashville, Tennessee, after it was left struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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A Female Komodo Dragon Gave Birth To 3 Babies Without A Male Partner [Video]

A Female Komodo Dragon Gave Birth To 3 Babies Without A Male Partner

Charlie, a female Komodo dragon at the Chattanooga Zoo in Tennessee, is a new mom. The reptile has proven to be an independent mom after giving birth to 3 babies without a male partner. Charlie and a..

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Trump in Tennessee says tornado damage 'real devastation' [Video]

Trump in Tennessee says tornado damage 'real devastation'

President Donald Trump with local Tennessee officials on Friday toured the devastation in the state after it was hit by fierce tornadoes on Tuesday. Colette Luke has more.

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Taylor Swift donates $1 million to Nashville tornado relief effort [Video]

Taylor Swift donates $1 million to Nashville tornado relief effort

Taylor Swift has donated $1 million dollars to aid Nashville, Tennessee tornado relief efforts.

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Taylor Swift Looks After Tornado-Hit Tennessee With Million Dollar Donation [Video]

Taylor Swift Looks After Tornado-Hit Tennessee With Million Dollar Donation

Music icon Taylor Swift has donated $1 million to the Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund. The fund supports the communities hit and nonprofits helping the victims of the recent tornadoes in and..

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Tornado survivors clung to furniture to avoid being carried away [Video]

Tornado survivors clung to furniture to avoid being carried away

Survivors of a deadly tornado that hit Tennessee said they clung to each other and furniture to keep the winds from carrying them away.View on euronews

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Tennessee searches for survivors after tornadoes [Video]

Tennessee searches for survivors after tornadoes

Search and rescue crews were looking for anyone stuck in the rubble after a string of tornadoes tore through Nashville, Tennessee, and surrounding counties early on Tuesday. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

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Biden Gets Boost Of Delegates From Super Tuesday [Video]

Biden Gets Boost Of Delegates From Super Tuesday

Former Vice President Joe Biden continued his success from South Carolina on Super Tuesday. Super Tuesday offers nearly one-third of the total number of delegates needed to win the party’s..

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Protesters storm stage during Biden Super Tuesday speech [Video]

Protesters storm stage during Biden Super Tuesday speech

During his Super Tuesday speech, former Vice President Joe Biden was interrupted by protesters in Los Angeles, California.

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Deadly tornadoes tear through Tennessee [Video]

Deadly tornadoes tear through Tennessee

At least 22 people were killed on Tuesday when a series of powerful tornadoes ripped through Nashville and other parts of Tennessee, flattening buildings and leaving tens of thousands of people without..

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Deadly tornado sweeps through Nashville [Video]

Deadly tornado sweeps through Nashville

A tornado struck Nashville, Tennessee, in the early hours of Tuesday morning, killing at least two people, destroying buildings and leaving tens of thousands of people without power.

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At least 74 residents at Tennessee nursing home, 33 staff members test positive for coronavirus

The first wave of patients from the Gallatin Center for Rehabilitation and Healing were taken to Sumner Regional Medical Center on Friday.
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Virtual tours, coronavirus clauses: Pandemic up-ends homebuying across the U.S.

Prospective buyers arriving at Betsy and Eric Melby's house for sale in Memphis, Tennessee, last week were greeted by a large pump bottle of hand sanitizer and a box of disposable gloves.
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Communion during the coronavirus pandemic? This Tennessee church offers a drive-thru option

Efforts to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus are prompting some clergy to find creative ways to help believers practice their faith.
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They fought deadly tornadoes, and now coronavirus. Nashville volunteers march on.

First, deadly tornadoes ripped through Tennessee. Now, more than 75 confirmed cases of coronavirus. That hasn't stopped people from helping out.  
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Men who hoarded over 17,000 hand sanitizer bottles donate stockpile amid price-gouging probe

Two brothers who bought 17,000 bottles of sanitizer in Tennessee and Kentucky to sell online have donated their stockpile.
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The Man With 17,700 Bottles of Hand Sanitizer Just Donated Them

A Tennessee man had planned to sell his stockpile at marked-up prices online. Now he is under investigation for price gouging.
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In fight for 19th Amendment, suffragists saw Tennessee as last hope and worst nightmare

What had, for a long time, been a matter of justice, fair play and voting rights had also become a matter of pride for Tennessee women.
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Tennessee AG cracks down on men who hoarded thousands of sanitizer bottles amid shopper scare

They reportedly acquired more than 17,000 bottles of sanitizer to sell online. Now, the Tennessee Attorney General is cracking down.
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Police camera captures dramatic footage of tornado that struck Nashville

One of the tornadoes that ripped through Nashville, Tennessee, earlier this month, was captured on a police camera.
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Terrifying security camera footage shows Tennessee tornado's rampage through Nashville

A dramatic video captured by an MNPD camera shows a tornado ripping through a Germantown intersection in Nashville.  
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Body found is missing toddler Evelyn Boswell, Tennessee authorities confirm

Evelyn's body, dressed in the "exact clothing" she was described as wearing when reported missing, was discovered on the Boswell family's property.
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'They're just memories now': These are the victims of the Tennessee tornadoes

Tennessee is reeling from a pair of thrashing tornadoes that left 25 people dead last week. These are the victims.  
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Church service continues in rubble after tornado

Tragedy and destruction didn't deter members of the Mount Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, they held Sunday service in a tent in the parking lot after Tuesday's deadly tornadoes in Tennessee. (March..
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'Worship in the rubble': Tennessee tornado ruined churches, but Sunday service went on

Many Christians in the areas hit hardest by the violent Tennessee tornadoes did what they always do on Sunday mornings. They went to church.
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Human remains believed to be missing Tennessee toddler Evelyn Boswell found

Authorities have found remains they believe belong to Evelyn Boswell, a 15-month-old girl from Tennessee who was reportedly last seen late last year.
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The Mission to Hunt Nazis Has Become a Race Against Time

The latest target was a 94-year-old man in Tennessee said to have been a guard at a concentration camp in Germany. “These people are old, and they’re dying,” a prosecutor said of the cases’..
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AP Top Stories March 6 P

Here are the top stories for Friday, March 6th: Trump tours tornado damage in Tennessee; $8.3B coronavirus legislation becomes law; Gunmen kill dozens in Kabul, Afghanistan; Harry opens British auto..
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'We're going to be with them all the way': Trump tours Tennessee after deadly tornadoes

Trump arrived in Tennessee to survey the wreckage left by a deadly storm system that ripped through the state Tuesday, killing at least 25 people.
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Trump tours tornado-ravaged Tennessee

Trump tours tornado-ravaged Tennessee  
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Trump visits Tennessee, Hillary Clinton docuseries, SpaceX launch: 5 things to know this Friday

Trump to visit Tennessee in wake of deadly tornadoes, SpaceX to launch resupply mission to space station and more things to start your Friday right.
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Photos and memories are being rediscovered miles away after deadly Tennessee tornado

At the Cookeville Community Center, people come to recover personal items that had been blown away, some of them for miles, by a killer tornado.
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Federal judge in Tennessee orders former Nazi guard deported to Germany

Friedrich Karl Berger was a guard in 1945 at a concentration camp near Meppen, the Department of Justice said.  
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Taylor Swift donates $1 million to Tennessee tornado relief; Sheryl Crow holds clothing drive

"Nashville is my home," Taylor Swift wrote Thursday as she announced her $1 million donation to the Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund.
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New York state coronavirus cases double, Senate passes $8.3 billion spending bill

The number of people who have the novel coronavirus in New York state doubled to 22 on Thursday following an increase in testing, as Tennessee and the city of San Francisco reported cases of the..
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Powerful drone images reveal destroyed homes, rubble left from deadly Tennessee tornadoes

As Tennessee continues to reel from a pair of thrashing tornadoes, drone images depict the damage: Nashville homes blown apart, schools leveled.  
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New York state coronavirus cases double to 22 with more testing: governor says

The number of people who have the novel coronavirus in New York state has doubled to 22 following an increase in testing, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Thursday, as Tennessee became the 14th U.S. state..
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Married for 58 years, Tennessee tornado victims died side by side; 'The best earthly example of what a marriage should look like'

Tennessee tornado victims James and Donna Eaton were about as close as a couple could be in life and death.
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Grief, grit and hope emerge in Nashville and Middle Tennessee in wake of deadly tornado

In the wake of a violent tornado that killed 25 people,in Tennessee, people have turned to grieving, picking up and helping each other.
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Married for 58 years, Tennessee tornado victims died side by side

Tennessee tornado victims James and Donna Eaton were about as close as a couple could be in life and death.  
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Minute by minute: How a deadly tornado cut a devastating path across Tennessee

Across four counties in Tennessee, a powerful, fast-moving storm unfolded in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
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Garth Brooks honors Tennessee tornado victims, praises Trisha Yearwood and daughters at Gershwin concert

Garth Brooks' travels "'round the world in a pickup truck" brought him to D.C. to receive an award Wednesday.
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Amid tornado wreckage, neighbors' home was beacon

A tornado that tore through a Tennessee community early Tuesday was over in seconds. In the aftermath, families stumbled through debris in the dark and rain to the only nearby house that was still..
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After deadly tornadoes, Tennessee rescue teams search for survivors

A day after a series of fierce tornadoes killed 24 people in Tennessee, rescue teams on Wednesday were searching through flattened homes and piles of debris in the north-central part of the state for..
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Legendary college baseball coach Woody Hunt's Tennessee home destroyed by tornado

Woody Hunt has won 1,600 career games and is in his 39th year as Cumberland's coach. He and his wife both took shelter, and neither were injured.
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'Pretty much like an explosion': Day after brutal Nashville tornadoes that killed 24 people, 22 still missing

Thousands were without power in Tennessee, hampering efforts to locate more than 20 still missing from devastating tornadoes that killed at least 24.
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Nashville tornadoes: What we know Wednesday about victims, recovery, power outages and how to help

At least 24 people are dead after tornadoes roared through Nashville and elsewhere in Tennessee. Here's what we know about the path, damage and more
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At least 24 dead from Tennessee tornadoes

Rescuers searched through shattered Tennessee neighborhoods for bodies after tornadoes ripped across Nashville and other parts of the state as families slept. At least 24 people were killed, some in..
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'I thought this was the end': Storm devastates Tennessee

In Nashville and central Tennessee, residents woke up to tragedy Tuesday, as a storm spawned tornadoes that left death and destruction.
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