Local officials voice priorities to state delegation—Nooga

Commission presented with first plans for new East Brainerd Elementary—Nooga

Andraé McGary opts to seek second City Council term—Nooga

Tennessee lawmakers, voters at odds, poll shows—Times Free Press

Hamilton County school officials on alert after postgame shootings—Times Free Press

Sen. Lamar Alexander says Dems' bid to change filibuster rules would spell disaster—Tennessean

Sources: No movement in President Barack Obama, Speaker John Boehner cliff talks—Politico

Obama, Boehner meet on fiscal cliff, but no deal is reached—Washington Post

Obama, Boehner closer to cliff's edge—The Hill

Wealthy Americans gird for their own cliff—Wall Street Journal

Susan Rice withdraws as candidate for secretary of state—Washington Post

Obama has "bigger fish to fry" than pot smokers—The Hill

Petition asks White House to build Death Star—Politico