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Johnson &Amp; Johnson Recalls Baby Powder After Asbestos Concerns

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The bad news keeps coming for Johnson & Johnson: The company on Friday announced a voluntary recall of its popular baby powder after some bottles were found to contain small amounts of asbestos.
Shares of J&J fell 5%, making it the worst-performing stock in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The drop in J&J, along with a slide in Boeing, dragged down the broader market Friday.
J&J’s stock is now up less than 1% in 2019. The company, along with other health care stocks, has lagged the broader market due to a series of legal concerns.

Holiday Hiring Season Starts In NEPA

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DICKSON CITY, Pa — Looking to put a little extra jingle in your pocket this holiday season?
Well, stores are hiring.
TJ Maxx, Kohl’s, Target and more all looking for seasonal workers.
“I think it’s good for the city. You know? More job opportunities. Me personally, I just moved up here a week and a half ago so I applied to I think it was TJ Maxx and I got a job there. Couple calls back so it’s real good you know employment wise,” said one man.
Target is hiring about 130-thousand holiday workers nationwide.

Mike Pence Set to Visit Schott Glass as Part of Business’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

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Vice President Mike Pence is expected to make a stop in Luzerne County.
According to a spokesperson for Schott Glass, Pence is supposed to be at the facility in Duryea on Monday afternoon.
The vice president is expected to celebrate the glass manufacturer’s 50th anniversary and speak about the passage of the US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement.
The event in Luzerne County is for Schott employees and invited guests only and is not open to the public.
 

Kellogg Creates ‘All Together’ Cereal as Part of Anti-Bullying Campaign

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Raisin Bran, Corn Flakes, Rice Krispies, Frosted Flakes, Froot Loops and Frosted Mini Wheats in the same box?
The new concoction isn’t just a kid’s breakfast dream — it’s an anti-bullying campaign.
Kellogg’s is partnering with the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) to release a cereal called “All Together,” mixing cereals and their mascots to support anti-bullying and LGBTQ advocacy work.

University Hands Out Coasters That Could Detect Date-Rape Drugs in Drinks

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College-aged women are as much as four times more susceptible to sexual violence than women of all ages. With that in mind, the University of New Mexico is hoping some drink coasters can potentially prevent the nightmare of sexual assault for students.
Students can stop by the college’s Campus Office for Substance Abuse Prevention to pick up free coasters designed to detect if two common date rape drugs are present in drinks.

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