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The Hartford Courant‘s Capitol Watch blog reports that the Democratic majority in the state Senate seeks to make Connecticut the third state in the nation — after Washington and Oregon — to pass legislation requiring more stringent protocols for student-athletes for concussions.

See http://blogs.courant.com/capitol_watch/2010/01/bill-intends-to-protect-studen.html.

That’s a long way from banning chair shots by the Nutmeg State’s biggest exporter of popular culture, World Wrestling Entertainment. But some would say it’s a start.

Irv Muchnick

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