Rep. Scott DesJarlais transcript released; contents go against congressman’s recent comments-Nooga

Sen. Lamar Alexander plans to introduce legislation in wake of meningitis outbreak-Nooga

Officials, community members discuss future of Wilcox Tunnel-Nooga

Commissioners take first step toward local whiskey production-Nooga


Dozens of citizens show up to support Chattanooga Whiskey-Nooga

Following whiskey discussion, commissioners hold routine meeting-Nooga

DesJarlais supported ex-wife’s abortions, slept with patients-Times Free Press

Tennessee GOP congressman’s ex-wife had two abortions-AP

Andy Berke calls on crowd to “renew Chattanooga”-Times Free Press

Tennessee’s unemployment rate dips in October-Nashville Business Journal

Tennessee, Georgia face steep fiscal fall-Times Free Press

U.S. extends deadline for states on health insurance exchanges-NY Times

Deadline delayed a month on health exchanges-Wall Street Journal

Medicaid expansion’s five-year price tag: $200 million-TN Report

Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey: Keep options open on Tennessee health exchange-News Sentinel

GOP governors meet, amid whispers of 2016-NY Times

GOP governors back away from Mitt Romney remarks-Washington Post

Some Republican governors soften on taxes-Politico

In fiscal cliff talks, House Speaker John Boehner must deal with GOP caucus as well as Obama-Washington Post

Senate works on financial cliff options-Washington Post

Senate “Gang of Eight” says this isn’t the moment in deficit talks-NY Times

Postal Service reports loss of $15 billion-NY Times

Lawmakers to press David Petraeus on Benghazi-The Hill

Israel girds for ground assault in Gaza; Egypt’s premier visits-NY Times

News Sentinel moving toward digital subscriptions-News Sentinel