A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday:
NO JUSTICE, NO CHRISTMAS!
Protesters disrupted Philadelphia's tree-lighting ceremony over the deaths of two black men recently killed by police. Activists organized the march to protest a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict an officer for shooting 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson. Last night's protest was further fueled by a New York grand jury's decision not to charge an officer in the chokehold death of Eric Garner.
AT WHAT COST?
Gov.-elect Tom Wolf and Gov. Tom Corbett are due to file their first postelection reports on their campaign fundraising and spending later today.
FEDERAL REGULATORS OK $700 MILLION PIPELINE TO CARRY MARCELLUS SHALE GAS FROM PENNSYLVANIA TO NEW ENGLAND, NEW YORK
The project's backers say the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's approval means the 124-mile Constitution Pipeline could be built and operational by next winter, if it gets the remaining regulatory approvals from Pennsylvania, New York and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in a timely fashion.
HUNDREDS OF CANDLES, BUT STILL NO LIGHT SHED ON SEARCH FOR MISSING COLLEGE STUDENT
Hundreds of people held candles at last night's vigil for 21-year-old Shane Montgomery. The West Chester University student was last seen leaving a bar in Philadelphia on Thanksgiving morning. The FBI has joined the investigation and says there's no reason to believe Montgomery "would disappear on his own and drop off the grid."
BUDGET DEBATE AS CORBETT ADMINISTRATION HANDS OFF CONTROL TO WOLF
The Corbett administration's budget chief has defended the use of one-time stopgaps to offset $2 billion in Pennsylvania state spending in the current year, saying they helped avert higher taxes. But Wolf says that's "unacceptable" and is still not convinced officials know the depth of next year's deficit.