Tennessee

The M.M.A. Doctor’s Dilemma: To Stop or Not to Stop the Fight

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Late one Saturday evening in June, two men in their 20s stood across from each other, shirtless and swaying, in a mixed martial arts cage in Exhibit Hall B of the Chattanooga Convention Center. The mat was sticky, a dark canvas of blood and foot sweat. Something in the combatants’ eyes made […]

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Why Small Towns Are Attracting More Newcomers

Research by Rebecca Diamond, an economist at Stanford University, and Enrico Moretti, an economist at the University of California, Berkeley, explains the attraction. They worked out how costs affect living standards in various parts of the country. Workers without a four-year college degree earn little in the Cookeville commuting zone — their income puts them […]

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Tornadoes Tear Through South and Midwest, With at Least 70 Dead in Kentucky

Several tornadoes touched down in Kentucky, one of them traveling for more than 200 ruinous miles. At least 70 people had been killed in the state, a toll that was likely to rise. While the destruction was spread throughout western Kentucky, much of the estimated death toll came from a single building, the Mayfield Consumer […]

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Scuba-Diving YouTuber Finds Car Linked to Teens Missing Since 2000

A YouTuber who uses underwater sonar equipment to investigate missing persons cases found a car belonging to two Tennessee teenagers who have been missing for 21 years, potentially bringing an end to the cold case. It is at least the fourth time since late October that people who investigate cold cases on YouTube have dived […]

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