Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Elul 21, 5774

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Maybe it's the royal-blue jersey with white lettering. Or maybe it's the site of a tall, Jewish, left-handed pitcher wearing a cap displaying a finely etched "B," throwing with speed and movement that has made people say that Jesse Steinberg, 17, slightly resembles Brooklyn Dodgers legend Sandy Kofax. A 6-foot-1-inch senior at Bodine High School for International Affairs in Northern...
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While many freshman softball players have to sit on the bench for a year or two before earning a spot on most high school rosters, 15-year-old Natalie Klotz has managed to bypass the entire process, and has quickly emerged as a leader at the Springside School in Chestnut Hill. The squad's only freshman, she has pitched virtually every inning of...
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With summer coming, it may be energy drinks. But are they safe?
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Energy drinks seem to be everywhere these days. With punchy and promise-filled names -- like Red Bull, a mega-seller worldwide, with more than 1 billion cans purchased last year; amp Energy and amp Energy Overdrive; No Fear; Adrenaline Rush; Full Throttle; Rip It; Tahitian Noni International's Hiro; Trek; Red and Blue from Anheuser-Busch; and Arizona Green Tea Energy Drink --...
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Searching for a gift that will make mom's eyes light up this Mother's Day? How about getting her something she really needs -- an excuse to take more time to relax and pamper herself. And that could mean lunch with the "girls," a manicure or some peaceful moments in front of the TV watching her favorite program. With all her...
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University of Washington researchers have found that 18-month-olds engage in what they call "emotional eavesdropping" by listening and watching emotional reactions directed by one adult to another, and then using this emotional information to shape their own behavior. Writing in a recent issue of the journal Child Development , Betty Repacholi and Andrew Meltzoff of the U.W. Institute for Learning...
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