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Concussion questions pop up in youth football; • As awareness about injuries grows, no significant decline is seen in youth football participation in Bend

Jack and Emilio Fassett are just the sort of kids most football coaches would happily recruit. The 13-year-old twins, both eighth-graders at Bend’s Cascade Middle School, are fast and full of energy. The list of sports they have tried is exhaustive: basketball, flag and tackle football, ultimate, tennis, nordic skiing, alpine skiing, cycling, track and field, and ice hockey.But this fall, football was not on the agenda. “Watching on TV makes it look like so

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