Tornadoes devastate Tennessee, killing at least 25 people


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The number of deaths from devastating tornadoes in Tennessee has risen to 25.

Gov. Bill Lee announced the increase at a news conference Tuesday afternoon where he was accompanied by Nashville Mayor John Cooper.

Rescuers searched through shattered neighborhoods for bodies Tuesday, less than a day after the tornadoes ripped across the capital city and other parts of the state as families slept.

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