Company set to become first in US to microchip employees

A Wisconsin-based company says that its employees will soon become the first in the nation to have microchips implanted in their skin

Three Square Market, a vending machine business, says the microchip would be implanted in the skin between a person’s thumb and forefinger. The chips are roughly the same size as a single grain of rice.

Source: Company set to become first in US to microchip employees

4 meetings with Russians disclosed by Jared Kushner | WPXI

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, disclosed in a statement to members of Congress four distinct interactions with Russians during the presidential campaign and transition period. The 11-page statement provides his first detailed account of meetings over the last year with the Russian ambassador to the United States, a Russian lawyer and a Russian banker.

Source: 4 meetings with Russians disclosed by Jared Kushner | WPXI

Manhattan Toy Recalls Activity Toys Due to Choking Hazard

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from infants and return it to the store where  purchased or contact Manhattan Toy for a full refund.

Name of product:
Winkel™ Colorburst activity toys
Hazard:

The colored plastic tubes on the product can become brittle and break into small pieces, posing a choking hazard to infants.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
July 20, 2017
Recall number:
17-191

Source: Manhattan Toy Recalls Activity Toys Due to Choking Hazard

Consumer Contact:

The Manhattan Toy Company  at 800-541-1345 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday  through Thursday and  8 a.m. to  12 p.m. CT Fridays, or online at www.manhattantoy.com

Concurrent Technologies Corp. to open Center for Advanced Nuclear Manufacturing – Pittsburgh Business Times

Concurrent Technologies Corp. of Johnstown announced Friday that it had created the Center for Advanced Nuclear Manufacturing. The center will work on issues surrounding the manufacturing of small modular reactors and advanced reactors that will be built in the coming decade; they provide different challenges than the traditional light water reactor systems.

Source: Concurrent Technologies Corp. to open Center for Advanced Nuclear Manufacturing – Pittsburgh Business Times

Western Pennsylvania home sales increase in 2017 | TribLIVE

Comparing January-June 2017 with the same time period in 2016:

• Closed sales are up 3.24 percent (13,682 units in 2017 versus 13,252 in 2016);

• Closed sales volume is up 5.34 percent ($2,441,128,758 in 2017 versus $2,317,284,476 in 2016);

• Average sale price is up 2.03 percent ($178,419 in 2017 versus $174,863 in 2016); and

• Home listings are down 0.28 percent (18,433 units in 2017 versus 18,485 in 2016).

Source: Western Pennsylvania home sales increase in 2017 | TribLIVE

Baby furniture store closes without fulfilling orders, customers say | WPXI

Customers at a local baby furniture store said the store closed without fulfilling their orders.

Some customers said they put money down recently, while other said they placed their orders in January and still haven’t received their furniture, even though they’ve made their payments.

Channel 11 has been told that the owner of company is on vacation

Source: Baby furniture store closes without fulfilling orders, customers say | WPXI