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Vanderbilt University ranks 6th best in the nation for its graduate education program, study finds

Vanderbilt University finished sixth in a ranking of best education schools by U.S. News that examined 258 campuses around the nation.

Scott County ranks the poorest of Tennessee counties, study finds

Scott County was ranked the poorest county in Tennessee in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

Analysis: Williamson County has fastest growing local economy in Tennessee

Williamson County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Tennessee in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Vanderbilt University ranks 18th best in the nation for law schools, study finds

Vanderbilt University finished in a tie for 18th in a ranking of best law schools by U.S. News that examined 192 campuses around the nation.

Walmart rated top employer in Tennessee, study finds

Walmart employs 40,274 workers in Tennessee, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

University of Tennessee-Knoxville ranks 17th best for library studies, study finds

University of Tennessee-Knoxville finished 17th in a ranking of best library and information studies programs by U.S. News that examined 51 campuses around the nation.

Tennessee ranks 11th lowest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Tennessee finished 42nd among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

Tennessee finishes 30th on best state ranking

Tennessee was ranked the 30th best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Average teacher salaries in Tennessee rank 35th highest in nation

The average Tennessee teacher’s 2018-19 salary is estimated to be $51,714, the 35th highest in the nation, according to annual rankings and estimates released last month by the National Education Association (NEA).

Analysis: Cumberland County posts highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 79 properties in Cumberland County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Vanderbilt University's engineering program ranks 39th best in the nation, study finds

Vanderbilt University finished 39th in a ranking of best engineering programs by U.S. News that examined 199 campuses around the nation.

15 Fred’s stores to close in Tennessee

The discount chain Fred’s Inc. will close 104 more underperforming stores, including 15 stores in Tennessee, by the beginning of summer, the Memphis-based company said this week.

Analysis: Memphis area posts 105th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 890 properties in the Memphis area started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 105th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Tennessee posts 22nd highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,058 properties in Tennessee started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 22nd highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Vanderbilt University medical school ranks 23rd best for primary care in the nation

Vanderbilt University finished in a tie for 23rd in a ranking of best medical schools for primary care by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Lake County residents is highest in Tennessee

Lake County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Tennessee, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Analysis: Vanderbilt University ranks 16th best for medical research in the nation, study finds

Vanderbilt University finished in a tie for 16th in a ranking of best medical schools for research by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: State and local tax burden in Tennessee is 10th lowest in U.S.

On a scale of lowest to highest, the state and local effective tax rate for Tennessee ranks 10th in the nation, according to a new WalletHub.com study of tax burdens imposed by the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Tennessee ranks 9th lowest on state cigarette taxes

The state cigarette taxes charged in Tennessee ranked 42nd in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on 2016 data.

Analysis: Vanderbilt University business school ranked nation’s 29th best

Vanderbilt University's Owen Business School ranked in a tie for 29th among U.S. colleges offering master of business administration programs, according to a new study by U.S. News that examined 367 schools.

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