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School sports start with new concussion law in place

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Students in Michigan's public schools are back at their desks.

And for young football players, soccer players and other athletes around the state, practice has been happening in earnest for weeks.
This will be the first school sports season under Michigan's new sports concussion law. 
We wanted to find out what it will mean to student athletes, their coaches and their parents.
Laura Rowen joined us today. She's an injury prevention consultant with the Michigan Department of Community Health.
Listen to the audio above.

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