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ST. PAUL -- Kayla Meyer stood next to Gov. Mark Dayton, beaming, during a Wednesday ceremony celebrating a new law requiring coaches, parents and young athletes get more information about concussions.


The New Prague, Minn., youth was one of several young athletes who suffered concussions to tell legislators this year that concussions need to be taken more seriously. Now, Meyer said, other young athletes need to learn how serious the brain injury can be.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.