Here are a few of the stories we've got cooking, based on this morning's news meeting:
*The Clarence Industrial Development Agency is meeting to discuss possible tax breaks for a car dealership.
*The December Home of the Month, in tomorrow's Home & Style section, is the Ronald McDonald House, which was remade by a group of interior designers.
*Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Zremski is tracking the latest on "fiscal cliff" talks.
*Albany Bureau Chief Tom Precious is following the chatter over a possible special session of the State Legislature to deal with gun control measures.
*Our Gusto cover story is a list of staff picks of holiday things to do, as well as non-holiday stuff.