State in the central southeastern United States

Tennessee, officially the State of Tennessee, is a state in the southeastern United States. Tennessee is the 36th largest by area and the 16th most populous of the 50 states. It 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 its western border. Nashville is the state's capital and largest city, with a 2019 population of 670,820 and a 2019 metro population of 1,934,317. Tennessee's second largest city is Memphis, which had a population of 651,073 and metro population of 1,346,045 in 2019.

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A fatal school bus crash in Meigs County has killed at least two people Tuesday afternoon, authorities said, and multiple children were injured.
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One student critically hurt in collision between the school bus and a utility service vehicle.
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Tennessee election officials can allow voters with coronavirus to cast ballots at polling locations designated for voters with COVID-19.
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A viral meme claiming five states are now "mask-free" is partly false. There are local rules in place about face coverings.
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After taking a financial hit due to COVID-19, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum turned to their collection of historic and rare instruments for help. The..
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Ida B. Wells left Memphis, Tennessee, in 1892, forced to stay away from the city after threats were made on her life and her office was destroyed.
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The biggest winners and losers from Week 8 of the 2020 season, including Ohio State, Indiana and Tennessee.
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Melania Trump stands with her husband Donald, as Joe Biden and his wife Jill embrace for a hug (Photo: Getty) Melania Trump was caught on camera yanking her hand..
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President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden held their final debate in Nashville, Tennessee on Thursday night. (Oct. 23)
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On Thursday, October 22nd, at 9PM ET, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will face..
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It's rare for two 5-0 teams to meet this late in season, but there might be more than a perfect start at stake for Pittsburgh and Tennessee.
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Nashville, Tennessee: Carrie Underwood already had the most CMT Music Awards of any artist, but she'll need to make more room on her shelf. The superstar picked..
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United States President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, former Vice-President Joe Biden, meet on the debate stage for the second and final time tomorrow..
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