Our Sickest Pseudoscience Resurfaces—in a Tennessee Jail
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Republican Congressman’s Campaign Paid Son Nearly $300,000
The Duncans are a Tennessee political dynasty—and, allegedly, a very lucrative one.
Student and Her Kidnapper Teacher Found
Tad Cummins, 50, was suspended from his job after trying to kiss 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas. Two weeks later, they disappeared without a trace.
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Wildfires Close In On Heart of Tennessee
Flames force out thousands in the Great Smokies, putting Gatlinburg and Dolly Parton’s popular mountain park in peril.
Willis Clan Dad Arrested for Child Rape
Toby Willis, the patriarch of the family band The Willis Clan—of America’s Got Talent fame—has been arrested on child molestation charges, raising many, many questions.
Tenn. Moves to Ban Trans Bathroom Use
If Tennessee’s HB 2414 passes, it will be the first state to ban trans students from using the restroom that aligns with their gender identity.
The Shivering South via Instagram
Up close and personal with a frozen Bible Belt.
Tennessee’s Loaded Abortion Question
Pro-life lawmakers are hoping to make the state constitution ‘abortion neutral.’ If Amendment 1 passes, it would be the first time a state has stripped an established right.