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Program helps LI teens obtain local internships
Makese Powe of Long Beach just graduated from Roosevelt High School and plans to head off to college next month. But in the interim, he's skipping four years ahead and experiencing what it's like to work the 9 to 5 shift.
Powe, 18, is interning at the Education & Assistance Corp. -- a nonprofit based in Hempstead that helps local citizens in times of crisis -- through the Bank of America...