TBI http://kvpr.org en On Valley Edition: Particulate Pollution; TBI Football Policy; Valley Education; Peter Buffett http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-particulate-pollution-tbi-football-policy-valley-education-peter-buffett <p></p><p></p><p>This week on Valley Edition, Rebecca Plevin reports on the California Air Resources Board's approval of a plan intended to bring the Valley's particulate pollution into compliance with federal standards. But residents and health advocates expressed concern that the plan doesn't act quickly enough to protect public health.</p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 22:23:53 +0000 Juanita Stevenson, Rebecca Plevin & Ezra David Romero 10040 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: Particulate Pollution; TBI Football Policy; Valley Education; Peter Buffett In Fresno, School Officials Weigh Football, Student Needs http://kvpr.org/post/fresno-school-officials-weigh-football-student-needs <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The way Fresno high school football coaches run offseason training this spring and summer will be different than in any training season prior. The reason: offseason tackling has become a major no, no.</span></p><p>In an attempt to decrease the number of football related injuries among Valley youngsters, mainly concussions, the Fresno Unified School District enacted a new policy last week to ban full contact during the offseason.</p><p>So what does this mean for Valley football players?</p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 20:24:15 +0000 Ezra David Romero 10028 at http://kvpr.org In Fresno, School Officials Weigh Football, Student Needs