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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 11, 2013
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(Studio: Kate Snow) Report introduced.

(Statesburg, Georgia: Gabe Gutierrez) A new, high-tech football helmet designed to minimize the risk of concussion injuries examined; scenes shown from the football practice field at Georgia Southern University; details given about the HIT system in the helmet that records hits to the brain and which schools are using it. [Georgia Southern University professor Thomas BUCKLEY†, player Zach LONIS‡, coach Jeff MONKEN†- talk about 98gs reading.] [Emory University school of medicine Dr. David WRIGHT†- wants every team to have the HIT system.]

Snow, Kate;
Gutierrez, Gabe

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