Tennessee

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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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A probable cause affidavit said Thomas Matthew McVicker planned a mass shooting at a Memphis church Thursday, Aug. 22. McVicker was arrested Monday.
 
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The former convenience store employee was accused of gunning down a teenager that stole a beer from a Tennessee convenience store.
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NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr., his family and two pilots survived a fiery plane crash with no injuries at the end of a runway at Elizabethon Municipal..
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One of NASCAR’s most beloved figures is recovering from a very close call. Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family were in a small plane that ran off a runway and..
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NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family survive after their small plane explodes in flames in Tennessee. Also, a Muslim congresswoman barred from..
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Tennessee startup tries honey patches to heal wounds, female Marine becomes first to pilot F-35 in South Carolina, and more
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Dale Earnhardt Jr., family survives Tennessee plane crash; Syracuse officer bonds with kids on the basketball court.
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State officials pronounced 56-year-old Stephen West dead at 7:27 p.m. at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution in Nashville
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Stephen Michael West was sentenced to death for the 1986 stabbing deaths of Wanda Romines, 51, and her 15-year-old daughter, Sheila Romines.
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A private jet carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr crashed and caught fire at an airport in Tennessee.
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A man convicted of raping a 15-year-old girl and stabbing her and her mother to death in their home with a coworker more than 30 years ago was executed in..
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One of the biggest names in auto racing, Dale Earnhardt Jr., was involved in a fiery plane crash while landing in Tennessee. His wife and their daughter were..
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Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s private plane crashed on Thursday at a Tennessee airport, and the former NASCAR driver was transported to an area hospital.
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his wife were unharmed when a small jet ran off the end of the runway at Elizabethton Municipal Airport
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A man convicted of raping a 15-year-old girl and stabbing her and her mother to death in their home with a coworker more than 30 years ago is set to be executed..
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A man convicted of raping a 15-year-old girl and stabbing her and her mother to death in their home with a coworker more than 30 years ago is set to be executed..
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Deep in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, about 50 miles south of Knoxville, Tennessee, sits an wonder 140 feet below ground: the largest underground lake in..
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Deep in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, about 50 miles south of Knoxville, Tennessee, sits an wonder 140 feet below ground: the largest underground lake in..
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Tennessee lawmakers engaged in a heated exchange with witnesses during a hearing on a total abortion ban for the state. CBS News reporter Kate Smith joined CBSN..
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Tennessee state lawmakers wrapped up the second day of hearings on a controversial amendment that would ban abortions after a woman knows she is pregnant. The..
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Tennessee state lawmakers are hearing testimony on a controversial amendment that would ban abortions at any time during pregnancy. The original bill, which..
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Millions of people across Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee faced excessive heat warnings and high humidity.
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Tennessee lawmakers are deliberating a near- total ban on abortions in the state. The amended "fetal heartbeat" bill would ban abortions at any time after a..
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The state judiciary committee in Tennessee is holding hearings this week on an amendment to the fetal heartbeat bill proposed earlier this year. The new changes..
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The escape of a dangerous inmate from a prison in Tennessee is raising more questions tonight about the nationwide shortage of prison guards, partly because of..
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Lawmakers in Tennessee are considering a bill that would outlaw abortion entirely, potentially setting up a challenge to Roe v. Wade at the U.S. Supreme Court...
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The same day a transgender student underwent top surgery, Welch College told him he was no longer welcome in the dorms. He's since been suspended from school for..
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After struggling to pass a six-week abortion ban earlier this year, Tennessee lawmakers are considering one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country:..
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A look back at what we've been covering on "CBS This Morning."
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A fugitive suspected of killing a Tennessee corrections administrator is back behind bars after a nearly five-day manhunt. Curtis Ray Watson was caught Sunday..
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Why alleged sex abuser Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide in custody leaves huge questions for police, his accusers and the financier's powerful friends named..
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Peronist candidate Alberto Fernandez was seen leading President Mauricio Macri as polls closed in Argentina's primary election on Sunday, according to Argentine..
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The first images of an escaped inmate in Tennessee have surfaced. Curtis Watson broke out of a Tennessee prison, riding off in a tractor. On the run for four..
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Curtis Ray Watson, 44, was charged with the murder of a correctional administrator after he escaped in the midst of a 15-year kidnapping sentence.
 
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An "extremely dangerous" escaped inmate accused of murdering a prison administrator was captured in Tennessee after four days on the run
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Law enforcement officials were searching for Curtis Watson in a wooded area Saturday night, not far from the West Tennessee State Penitentiary.
 
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