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Tennessee: 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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Netflix urged to drop sci-fi series over Uighurs

Five Republican U.S. senators have urged Netflix to reconsider plans to adapt a Chinese science-fiction book trilogy into a TV series because they said the author has defended the Chinese government's..

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Suicide of 3 NEET aspirants in TN will be discussed in assembly: DMK MLA [Video]

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Talking on death of three aspirants of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (Undergraduate) by suicide ahead of the exam in Tamil Nadu, Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Dravida Munnetra..

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COVID-19: Maha, AP, Karnataka, UP, TN contribute 62% to active cases, says Health Ministry

Health Ministry Secretary Rajesh Bhushan during the Health Ministry briefing on September 08 informed about the contribution of states to the COVID-19 statistics. Rajesh Bhushan said, "Maharashtra,..

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Watch: Sanitisation being done in premises of Meenakshi Amman Temple in TN [Video]

Watch: Sanitisation being done in premises of Meenakshi Amman Temple in TN

All places of worship are set to reopen in Tamil Nadu from September 1 as part of Unlock 4.0. In view of the COVID-19 spread, premises of Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai are being sanitised.

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Kanye West Still Pushing Ahead With Presidential Bid [Video]

Kanye West Still Pushing Ahead With Presidential Bid

Kanye West still insists he's running for President. West is on the ballot in Minnesota and Tennessee. He just missed the filing deadline in Wisconsin. In Missouri, his petition lacked more than 3,400..

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Covid: Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa, TN Guv Banwarilal Purohit test positive [Video]

Covid: Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa, TN Guv Banwarilal Purohit test positive

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday. On Monday, Yediyurappa’s daughter also tested positive. The Karnataka CM in hospital and stable. He was advised by..

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Covid: Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa, TN Guv Banwarial Purohit test positive [Video]

Covid: Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa, TN Guv Banwarial Purohit test positive

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday. On Monday, Yediyurappa’s daughter also tested positive. The Karnataka CM in hospital and stable. He was advised by..

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TN fishermen demands decrease in diesel prices to meet COVID challenges [Video]

TN fishermen demands decrease in diesel prices to meet COVID challenges

Amid coronavirus induced lockdown, industries across country are facing hardships. Among this, the fishery industry suffered a major blow due to the pandemic. In context to this, fishermen association..

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U.S. records over 25,000 COVID-19 deaths in July [Video]

U.S. records over 25,000 COVID-19 deaths in July

U.S. coronavirus deaths rose by over 25,000 in July and cases doubled in 19 states during the month, according to a Reuters tally. This report produced by Jonah Green.

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US COVID-19 Resurgence Is Coming To South, Midwest [Video]

US COVID-19 Resurgence Is Coming To South, Midwest

A resurgence in coronavirus infections has rocked the US South and West. It is now making its way to Midwestern states, according to reports at CNN. Anthony Fauci is the head of the National Institute..

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Elvis Presley landmark Graceland in Tennessee hit with 'Defund the Police' graffiti

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Protesters who camp on Tennessee state property could lose right to vote under new law

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