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Tennessee has 21st highest identity theft rate among the 50 states, study finds

Tennessee finished in a tie for 21st in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of identity theft rates across the nation.

By the Numbers: Tennessee not among the 17 jurisdictions with vaping taxes

Seventeen jurisdictions in the nation have some form of vapor product excise tax, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Nashville ranks 48th fittest U.S. city, study finds

Nashville finished 48th on a 2019 fitness index analyzing the 100 largest U.S. cities.

Tennessee ranks 43rd highest for pass-through business tax rates, study finds

Tennessee finished 43rd in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.

Tennessee ranks 37th for rental car tax rates, study finds

Tennessee finished in a tie for 37th in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.

Dollar’s value in Tennessee ranks 10th highest among the 50 states, study finds

Tennessee finished in a tie for 10th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

Memphis ranks the most dangerous of Tennessee cities, study finds

Memphis was ranked the most dangerous city in Tennessee in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.

Congressman Jim Cooper quiet on USMCA

Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Tennessee ranks 37th highest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

Tennessee finished 37th in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

Tennessee ranks 2nd lowest for state tax collections per capita

Tennessee finished 49th in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

Camden ranks the poorest of Tennessee towns, study finds

Camden was ranked the poorest town in Tennessee in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

By the Numbers: University of Tennessee-Knoxville ranks 33rd best in the nation for its graduate fine arts program, study finds

University of Tennessee-Knoxville finished in a tie for 33rd in a peer-assessment ranking of the best fine arts schools by U.S. News that examined 229 campuses around the nation in areas such as graphic design and painting.

By the Numbers: Vanderbilt University ranks 53rd best in the nation for its public affairs program, study finds

Vanderbilt University finished in a tie for 53rd in a peer-assessment ranking of the best public affairs schools by U.S. News that examined 285 campuses around the nation.

Tennessee ranks 23rd in hospital safety analysis

Tennessee finished 23rd in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

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.

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