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t's rare that a 15-year-old freshman gets to take the reins of a prominent high school basketball team, but that's exactly what happened to Jesse Krasna at Pennsbury High School this season. With two guards nursing injuries, the muscular, 5-foot-11-incher was named starting point guard during the season's opener -- and given the task of controlling the offense on the...
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During a youth basketball championship played on the Philadelphia 76ers home court at the Wachovia Center, many team members were in awe of stepping out onto an actual NBA surface. But 16-year-old Chase Freezman was inspired for a different reason: It made him think of his father. "He brought me to Sixers games when I was younger. We always had...
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The popularity of 401(k) plans continues to grow among employees, according to a recent survey, which announced a 5 percent increase last year in the number of plans reporting above 90 percent employee participation. However, despite the increase in 401(k) enrollment by employees, most employers report they aren't convinced that the workforce is preparing adequately today for retirement. In fact,...
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Fred D. Snitzer, JE Feature
From the market's recent roller-coaster ride, two views have emerged about what this volatility portends for the immediate future of the economy and the markets. In one corner are the optimists, those perennially sunny sorts whose relentless good cheer can border on the annoying. In the other corner are the pessimists, always finding the single cloud in the best of...
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Crazy me! I was half expecting to see Bogart and Bergman, even Claude Raines or Paul Henreid chatting it up at Rick's Place, waiting to hear Sam play it again. Instead, when I landed in Casablanca, reality hit, and what I saw was not a quaint studio set but a vast city of 4 million people -- a city teaming...
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