Local school safety a priority in wake of Connecticut shooting—Nooga

Tennessee's electoral votes cast for Mitt Romney—Nooga

George Jackson drops out of City Council District 2 race—Nooga

Gov. Bill Haslam: Mental health services key in preventing future mass slayings—News Sentinel

Haslam: Tennessee will be part of national gun debate—AP

Haslam saddened by Newtown massacre, doesn't see "big need to change" gun laws—Nashville City Paper

Tennessee lawmakers mum on gun control after Sandy Hook massacre—Times Free Press

Silent since shootings, NRA could face challenge to political power—NY Times

Barack Obama to seek stricter gun laws—Wall Street Journal

After tragedy, partisanship may cool a bit—NY Times

Clues hint at school shooter's state of mind—Wall Street Journal

Chattanooga Village plan for Hixson questioned—Times Free Press

Meningitis death toll in Tennessee rises to 14—WKRN

Haslam announces re-election campaign—WBIR

Sen. Bob Corker predicts no fiscal cliff compromise by end of the year—News Sentinel

Obama, Speaker John Boehner move closer to cliff deal—Washington Post

With new offers, fiscal cliff talks narrow—Wall Street Journal

Boehner's Tuesday task: Selling GOP on tax hike—Politico

Daniel K. Inouye, U.S. senator, dies at 88—Washington Post

Tim Scott tapped to succeed Jim DeMint in Senate—Wall Street Journal