- Associated Press - Monday, December 1, 2014

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday:

750,000 HUNTERS EXPECTED IN PENNSYLVANIA WOODS

Monday marks the first day of deer rifle season. The two-week season begins with temperatures reaching into the 40s and a chance of rain. The Pennsylvania Game Commission expects more than 300,000 deer to be taken.

SIX GEESE-A-LAYING MORE EXPENSIVE THIS YEAR

But PNC Wealth Management says most of the other items in the holiday carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas” will cost about the same as last year.

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR MEDICAID EXPANSION IN PENNSYLVANIA

Hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians frozen out of the first year of coverage under the 2010 federal health care law’s Medicaid expansion can now begin applying for it. Coverage begins Jan. 1, and state officials say some 600,000 adults are newly eligible.

PENNSYLVANIA MAN AT CENTER OF SUPREME COURT CASE OVER THREATENING LANGUAGE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

The justices are scheduled to hear arguments Monday in the case of a Bethlehem man who was sentenced to nearly four years in prison for posting graphically violent rap lyrics on Facebook about killing his estranged wife, shooting up a kindergarten class and attacking an FBI agent. Anthony Elonis says he was just venting anger, not making threats.

PHILADELPHIA POLICE SAY EIGHT ESCAPE SUSPECTED FIREBOMBING

Investigators say the attack on a home in the city’s Germantown neighborhood early Monday appears to stem from a dispute between two teenagers.


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